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Staff Team

Stoke Damerel Primary Academy has a dedicated and experienced staff who are committed to ensuring the children receive the best possible education. The staffing structure of the school is designed to ensure excellent leadership and management as well as the highest quality teaching and learning.



Samantha  Smith


Deputy  Headteacher

Annie Blackie


Assistant Headteacher

Michele Loaring



Isla Ellis


Year 6 Teachers

Nicky Whitby

Josh Frame

Jennie Hartley


Key Stage 2 Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Mark Riley

Tina Roden

Allison Flack

Sue Abramson


Year 5 Teachers

James Allington

Ben Simmons


Year 5 Teaching Assistants

Annette Thomas

Katie Maguire


Year 4 Teachers

Phil Nugent

Maisie Flooks


Year 4 Teaching Assistant

Gordana Webster


Year 3 Teachers

Jane Roberts

Caroline Quest

Annie Blackie


Year 3 Teaching Assistants

Jackie Horswell


Year 2 Teachers

Fiona Brent

Kayley Smith


Year 2 Teaching Assistants

Carolyn Miller


Year 1 Teachers

Lucy Kemp

Samantha Lampard

Sarah Martin


Year 1 Teaching Assistants

Amanda Symons


Key Stage 1 and EYFS Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Jane Full

Hayley Easterbrook

Roz Luton


Foundation Teachers

Michele Loaring

Amanda Barnett


Foundation Teaching Assistant

Lyndsey Fisher



Sharon Cantrell


Office Staff

Tina Boon

Jodie Perkins



Nigel Sawyer


Mealtime Assistants

Mrs A Ali

Miss S Brooks Mortimer

Mrs S Collom

Miss L Crooks

Miss M Foster

Miss A Lucas

Mrs J Masson

Mrs C Matchett

Mrs J Pengelly

Mrs N Walklin

Mrs K Roberts

Mr D Whitford