Dorchester Primary School Staff

At Dorchester Primary School our staff go above and beyond to provide the best possible education for the children that we serve. At HCAT our motto is ‘children first’ and we place the children’s best interests at the heart of every decision that we make.

Everyone who works at our school, whatever their job, is here to contribute to an excellent education for our children.

Teaching Staffing Structure and Responsibilities 2021/22

Senior Leadership Team  
Mr S. Mills Headteacher
Mrs N. Van der Walt Deputy Headteacher
Mrs L. Horsham Assistant Headteacher & Y1/2 Phase Leader
Wider Leadership
Team
 
Mrs L. Tee Y5/6 Phase Leader
Mrs E. Robinson SENDCo & Y3/4 Phase Leader
Mrs N. Chironda SENDCo & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Miss B. Spiers EYFS Leader
Mrs A. Gasparelli Designated Safeguarding Lead
Teaching Staff  
Miss S. Townsend Nursery/Reception Teacher
Miss B. Spiers Reception Teacher
Mrs L. Horsham Year 1 Teacher (2 days)
Mrs C. Pullen Year 1 Teacher (3 days)
Miss K. Platten Year 2 Teacher
Mrs C. Fisher Year 2 Teacher
Mrs S. Patrick Year 3 Teacher
Mrs E. Robinson Year 3 Teacher
Miss A. Wilmott Year 4 Teacher
Mr R. Reid Year 4 Teacher (summer term)
Mrs C. Powell Year 5 Teacher (3 days)
Miss C. Ede Year 5 Teacher (3 days)
Mrs L. Tee Year 5 Teacher
Mr M. Prendergast Year 6 Teacher
Mrs A. Jackson Year 6 Teacher
Mrs N. Chironda Teacher – Hive
Miss A Fletcher Teacher (maternity)
Mrs R. Wallis Trainee Teacher – Reception
Miss G. Whinn Trainee Teacher – Year 5
Support Staff  
Mrs D. Rodmell Senior Achievement Support Assistant (Y1/2)
Mrs A. Cook Senior Achievement Support Assistant (Y3/4)
Mrs H. Crosby Senior Achievement Support Assistant (Y5/6)
Miss D. Laud Senior Achievement Support Assistant (Hive)
Mrs D. Boothby Emotional Well-Being Worker
Mrs L. Rippin Nursery Nurse
Miss C. Steels Nursery Nurse
Miss D. Moody Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs L. Cooke Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs P. Fullard Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs C. Webster Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs M. Watson Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs T. Weldon Achievement Support Assistant
Miss S. Wilkinson Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs E. Short Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs N. Young Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs S. Graves Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs P. Kerry Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs P. Sizer Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs C. Joyce Achievement Support Assistant
Mrs S. Lowthorpe Achievement Support Assistant
Miss D. Harries Achievement Support Assistant
Miss A. Goldspink Achievement Support Assistant (1:1)
Miss J. Everett Achievement Support Assistant
Miss S. Hill Emotional Well Being Officer
   
   
Administration Staff  
Mrs C. Shore Finance Manager
Mrs S. Smith Office Manager
Mrs A. Steer Admin Assistant (Attendance)
Mrs N. Adams Admin Assistant (Finance)
Miss E. Wainwright Admin Assistant (seconded to another school)
Site Staff  
Mr T. Rand Premise Manager
Mr C. Horton Premise Assistant
Mrs M. Potter Cleaner
Mrs A. Davidson Cleaner
Mrs J. Balderson Cleaner
Mrs W. Fox Cleaner
Lunchtime Staff
Mrs K. Tait Senior Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs J. Baker Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs W. Fox Lunchtime Supervisor
Miss C. Hamilton Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs A. Millson Lunchtime Supervisor
Miss E. Welford Lunchtime Supervisor
Miss E. Wainwright Lunchtime Supervisor

‘Every single person in the school is really friendly’…

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‘Teachers make lessons fun’…

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‘I like it when Mr Mills comes and says “Hello” ‘…

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‘We learn something new every day and it’s really exciting and fun’…

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‘At Dorchester, things are always fair’…

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‘We love dinner times – the dinner ladies make lovely food’…

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‘Everyone is friendly and it’s a happy place’…

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‘We like the teachers because they are really kind, smart, fair and helpful. They inspire us every day’…

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‘We get the opportunity to make new friends’…

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‘I like it when we are learning new things’…

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‘I like how the teachers are very nice. Dorchester is special to me’…

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