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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.


Senior Leadership Team

Samantha Smith (headteacher), Annie Blackie (Deputy Headteacher and YR5/6 Lead), Michele Loaring (Assistant Headteacher and EYFS /YR1/YR2 Lead), Natalie Turnock (Assistant Headteacher and YR3/4 Lead)



Isla Ellis

Office Staff

Tina Boon

Lilliput FL

Michele Loaring, Hayley Easterbrook

Lilliput FB

Amanda Barnett, Lyndsey Fisher, Roz Luton

YR1 Camelot

Lucy Kemp, Jane Full

YR1 Hamelin

Sam Lampard, Isla Ellis, Gordana Webster

YR2 – One Hundred Acre Wood

Gillian Hames, Sue Abramson

YR2 - Secret Garden

Fiona Brent, Carolyn Miller

YR3 – Neverland

Jane Roberts, Jackie Horswell

YR3 – Wonderland

Natalie Turnock, Nicky Whitby, Tina Roden

YR4 – Atlantis

Kayley Smith, Gemma Sechatis

YR4 – Treasure Island

Maisie Flooks, Allison Flack

YR5 – Hobbiton

Annie Blackie, Sarah Martin

YR5 – Hogwarts

James Allington, Kalum Blake

YR5 – Narnia

Phil Nugent

YR6 – Dunsinane

Josh Frame

YR6 - Elsinore

Caroline Quest

YR6 Verona

Jenny Hartley, Katie Maguire

Tuition Tutors

Freya Harbottle, Anna Middleton, Jodie White, Jill Nixon

Parent Support Advisor

Sharon Cantrell

Meal Time Assistants

Aqsa Ali, Sarah Brooks-Mortimer, Lisa Crooks, Michelle Foster, Angela Lucas, Julie Masson, Carol Matchett, Janet Pengelly, Kat Roberts, Nicola Walklin, Dave Whitford


Sports Coaches

Harley Mitchell (PE Lead), Harrison Roberts, Adam Moody, Sarah Owen, Lee Swabey