Miss D Mulcock   

 

Acting Head

Hello! My name is Miss Mulcock and I am honoured to be the Acting Headteacher of St Anne’s and St Joseph’s. I started teaching here in September 2018 when I came to the school to be the Deputy Head. I taught Larch Class for a year before becoming the Acting Headteacher in September 2019.  There are lots of reasons why I love coming to work every day  we have amazing children who want to learn lots of new things, we have a fantastic staff who like to make childrens learning as exciting as possible and we all share one thing in common – our love of God..

 

 

Mrs G Chadwick 

EYFS/KS1 Leader - Beech class teacher

Hi everyone. My name is Mrs Chadwick and I am the EYFS and KS1 Lead at St Anne’s and St Joseph’s school where I currently teach a fabulous class of pupils in Year 1.  I am the Music Subject Lead which means I lead the school choir after school on Thursdays and love organising the musical events that take place in and out of school. I am also the Science Subject Lead and am proud to say that our recent science week in school was a huge success! I look forward to seeing you around our fabulous school.

 

 

 

Miss S Ramsay

KS2 Leader - Oak class teacher

I started teaching in 2002 and have spent the last five years at SASJ.  I am a member of the SLT and Key Stage 2 leader; I also teach Year 6 and lead maths for the school.  I am responsible for Pupil Premium in school and am also one of the DSLs.  Through my career, most of my teaching has been in Key Stage 2 but I have also spent time teaching maths in high school some of that time was in Milan in Italy.  My experience in KS2, KS3 and KS4 means that I have a very useful view of transition and can help children moving on from primary to successfully take their next steps.  I place great importance on having a go in my class.  I love it when children try something new even when  they get it wrong.  We all need to make mistakes in order to learn.

 

 

Mrs C Perkins

 SENDCo - Cedar class teacher

I currently teach our brilliant Year 2 children with my wonderful TA, Mrs Moseley. I am also the SENCO for our school which means that two afternoons a week I help with the identification of children with special educational needs and spend time liaising with parents of children with SEN. I work closely with the head teacher and class teachers to provide support to facilitate the learning of all children. I work with various agencies to support our children and their families in whatever way is appropriate for you and your family.

 

 

 

Miss L Neary

History & Geography

Hello, my name is Miss Neary and I currently teach Year 2 at St Anne's and St Joseph's school.  I am the geography and history subject lead for school.  I really enjoy seeing all of the creative and varied ways that Geography and History are taught around school.  When you look around our school, you will see that we all have the same timeline that progresses as the children learn more about different periods of history.  You will also see examples of the fabulous work achieved by our children on our display boards.  I hope to see you soon at our lovely school

 

 

 

Miss S Taylor

 

RE and Worship

I am the Year 3 teacher, working with TAs, Mr Pickup and Mrs Davenport in Elm Class. While I have worked at SASJ for almost 15 years, I only began teaching four years ago. The time was right for myself and my family and I haven’t looked back since!  My own children attended and achieved so much at SASJ so it holds a special place in my heart.

My first role was as a 1:1 teaching assistant in Year 4.  I worked up to HLTA spending many years in Year 6.  Every role I have taken has made me into the teacher that I am today.  I have had the honour of working with some amazing children and supportive colleagues along the way.

As a parishioner of St. Anne’s and St. Joseph’s Church, I feel privileged to lead RE and Worship. My position enables me to ensure that the Catholic ethos, rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church, permeates all aspects of the life of the school.  My role includes liaising with Father Stamp and other wonderful people in the diocese.  I look after our dedicated Gift Team and lead Prayer and Praise sessions each week where we learn and practise hymns. 

I took on the role of Staff Governor last year which allows me to contribute to the decisions that are made by the governing body as well as to build strong links between the governing body and the staff of the school. 

 

Miss M Hutchinson

PE

Hello! I'm Miss Hutchinson. I began my teaching career at St. Anne's and St. Joseph's and I have now been teaching here for two years. During my time at the school, I have taught in both Year 5 and Year 4.  This year, I have been teaching the wonderful Maple Class (Year 4) alongside my brilliant teaching assistant Miss Cunningham. I am also the subject leader for Physical Education which means that I organise lots of sporting events and extra-curricular activities throughout the year to help our children develop a love of being physically active as well as providing them with the knowledge of how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Alongside Mr. Pickup, I love taking groups of children to compete at sporting competitions, where they compete against teams from various schools within Hyndburn and Ribble Valley - these are some of my best memories made so far at SASJ!

 

 

Miss L Southcott

MFL, PSHE

Hi everyone! I started my teaching career in 2015, deciding to do a PGCE following on from my law degree. I love to be creative and ensure all children in my class make progress and reach their potential. I have been in Year 5 at SASJ for four years now and have loved every single minute!

Alongside teaching, I also lead MFL. I love to see the children making links with other international schools and taking part in projects such as European Day of Languages, as well as enriching their knowledge of Spanish. 

Additionally, I am the lead of PSHE and RSE, which is a role I feel very zealous about. Creating a holistic child is important to me, ensuring our children have the necessary life skills, resilience and character to become an ambitious member of society who can transform the world!

I am also a mental health champion at SASJ, raising awareness of how we can all look after ourselves and cope with the stresses that life can throw at us!

 

 

Miss E Yates

Computing 

I began my teaching career at SASJ and have worked here for the last three years. Throughout this time, I have worked in both Year 5 and mixed Year 5 & 6 classes.

I currently teach Willow Class (Year 5/6) alongside my teaching assistant, Mr Warwick. I thoroughly enjoy teaching the UKS2 curriculum as it gives children the opportunity to learn about a wide range of topics and subjects. As well as being a class teacher, I also lead computing in school. This role allows me to ensure that all of our children are accessing the computing curriculum and enjoying the subject.

Working in Year 5 and 6 has also given me the opportunity to strengthen links with high schools (particularly Mount Carmel) as we have been involved in their enrichment programme. My experience over the past three years has given me a good understanding of the transition from primary to secondary and how to ease the process for our children.  

As a class teacher, it is my role to ensure that the children in my class make progress throughout the year and I have the privilege of seeing this happen on a daily basis. One of my main aims is to ensure that the children in my class feel secure and confident and are able to achieve if they work hard and persevere.

 

Mrs K Porter

Supply

I am currently the Acorns class teacher and have the wonderful privilege of teaching the amazing reception children. I have been teaching for the past 8 years and the majority of my teaching has been in KS1/EYFS. I absolutely love teaching in reception, I see it as the most important year of a child’s school career. It is where children develop their long-life love of learning. I love being able to see what children can achieve when they are given the opportunities and motivation to keep trying. 

Mrs C Shaw

 

 

 

Mrs M Dunleavy

I have been part of the SASJ family since 2010. I am a former pupil of the school and it was during that time that a lifelong love of learning was instilled in me which I hope I can pass on to our children both inside and outside the classroom.  In my role as HLTA, I am privileged to work with our fabulous children across the Key Stages.  My mornings are spent in Year 5 and 6 supporting Miss Yates’ and Miss Ramsay’s classes with their English lessons.  Three afternoons a week, I cover the Upper Key Stage 2 teachers’ PPA where my Spanish language and music skills are put to good use. The other two afternoons, I cover teachers on subject leadership time which may take me into Lower Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 1.  I also run lunchtime recorder groups.  I love coming to work each day and think we are lucky that our school is set in such beautiful surroundings. 

 

Mrs J Moody

 

I am based in Beech Class with Mrs Chadwick. In the mornings, I assist Mrs Chadwick and support the children’s learning throughout the lessons. In the afternoons, I take small groups to help children who might need extra support with their learning. As I am a HLTA, I sometimes cover for teachers when they are not in class. 

Mrs S Pilkington

Hello everyone, I’m Mrs. Pilkington and I am one of the Higher Level Teaching Assistants here at St. Anne’s and St. Joseph’s.  I attended the school as a pupil, as did my three children, who are now grown up. During my 31 years here, I have had the privilege of working with many dedicated and inspirational colleagues as well as being a part of the education of so many young people, some of whom are now parents of our current pupils! I have experience of working across all departments within school and my current role involves covering  P.P.A. sessions for Lower KS2 and EYFS, as well as supporting Miss Shaw as T.A. in Larch class.

 

 

Mr C Pickup

TA3 - I have worked at SASJ for over 10 years now and having also been a former pupil ( quite a few years ago!) , I feel a real affinity to the school. I currently work as a Teaching Assistant, along with Miss Davenport, supporting Miss Taylor and the wonderful children of Elm Class. Last year, with the fantastic support of the school and governors, I qualified as a PE teacher and I currently teach PE in both KS1 and KS2. Throughout the year I also run various sports clubs before and after school - Fitness Friday is particularly popular! Win or lose, I also enjoy accompanying the children to the various sporting events involving other schools from Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley - it's great to see a different side to the children away from school!

Mrs K Cunningham

TA3 - 

Mrs J Moseley

TA3 - Hi I’m Mrs Moseley and I have been a TA3 at St Anne’s and St Josephs for the past 2yrs .My 1st year was in year 3 and I’m currently in yr2 supporting Mrs Perkins as my key role and then running intervention groups in the afternoons as well as covering in class when needed . Also on a Monday after school from 3.25-4.25 I run a netball club open to girls and boys in years 4,5 and 6 .

Moving to this school has been the best decision I have made , I love the family ethos of our school and how we all work as a team .

Mrs J Bailey

TA3– I am a level 3 teaching assistant who has worked at SASJ for over 20 years and I absolutely love it! I have worked as a teaching assistant across the school. I am currently working in Acorns Class supporting the class teacher Mrs Porter and our amazing reception children. I have many hobbies which include knitting and gardening. I particularly enjoy knitting resources for our reception children in order to support their learning.  

Mrs P Davenport

I’ve been connected to SASJ school as a parent & grandparent for over 35 years but I’ve worked at here for 10 years. I’m very committed to making myself and our school perform at its best. Love DOES dwell here and no matter what challenges it faces, with a team of superb dedicated staff, we keep the school running daily. The aim is to take all our children, encourage them and allow them to be the best they can be. They will become our future society.

As I carry out welfare duties, I’m always on hand to chat with the children who need it. I can relate to all ages. I love to make them laugh and see their faces light up. I have gained so many good relationships, also helping the children make their own good choices. Your children become our children for the day. What a wonderful gift from God you have. Thank you for sharing them with us.

Mrs F Rashid

1:1 TA - Hi, I’m Ms Rashid and I’ve been a TA2 at St. Anne’s and St. Joseph’s for over 10 years! It’s been a real journey working at this lovely school, seeing it develop and watch it progress from strength to strength. Our ethos of ‘letting love dwell here’ can be seen in all that we do, everyday.

My roles vary on a day to day basis, from classroom support, intervention management, fruit monitoring, behavioural issues and SEN support.

I’m a very versatile member of our SASJ team and I can easily adapt into any of the classes, helping to assist our children to reach their full potential at a young age, allowing them to dream and achieve their goals.

Mr S. Warwick

TA3 -As a maths/science specialist in secondary school of 15 years, I currently work in Year 5 and 6 supporting both Miss Yates' and Miss Ramsay's classes with their Maths lessons. I also ran the 2020 science week, which was a lot of fun, hopefully this will become an annual event. I have only been at SASJ for the last 18 months, but I can honestly say that every day has been an absolute pleasure.  I particularly enjoy working with Year 5 and 6 pupils, especially the SAT's preparation part.

Mr M Holbrook

TA2  Hello, I’ve worked at SASJ for over 10 years now and although there’s been ups and downs, my experience of being involved in the education of hundreds of children has allowed me to build a real affinity with this school. The school ethos of ‘Let Love Dwell Here’ has always been at the heart of what we do here.  I have strived to build positive relationships with pupils in order to help them reach their true potential. A positive comment of word of encouragement is often all thats needed to build a child’s self-belief.  I have a mathematical background, both in my former profession and in my training to be a secondary maths teacher. This interest in maths has been much utilised in my time here when delivering intervention or boosting programmes. It has been my pleasure to spend the last decade at SASJ working with children and families in a real school community.

Mrs L Goodwin

TA2- Hello, My first involvement with SASJ was in 1993 when my eldest child started reception followed by his two siblings some years later. Although they are adults now they still reminisce fondly about their years there.  Pleasant memories with caring staff, which I am now proud to be a part of. I have been a Level 2 Teaching Assistant since 2007. Prior to this I worked in the school kitchen for around 5 years, a great way to get to know the children. I have worked in all year groups over the years, sometimes as the classroom assistant and at times on a one to one basis supporting children with special needs. I can be very flexible and enjoy the varying positions. I believe happy children make good learners and support the school in making each individual child the best that they can be.

 

Mrs J Wilkinson

Bursar - Hi, my name is Juliet.  I have worked at SASJ since January 2009.  I started in the role of office administrator and since September 2016, I have been working as the School Bursar.  My role in school is to support and work closely with the head teacher, and be responsible for all business and financial management transactions relating to school resources.  I work alongside my administrator Joanne, and together we ensure that admin support is provided throughout the school.  We love that our amazing pupils see the office as a welcome area in school and embrace the office staff as members of the school family.  The children are extremely helpful in the office and are often seen delivering messages or helping us with ‘jobs’!  As the ‘face-of’ SASJ, both Joanne and I pride ourselves in making sure that we give each visitor to school a warm welcome.  On this note, I look forward to seeing you when you visit our lovely school.

Mrs J Vincent

Office Staff - Hi, my name is Joanne Vincent,  I am the Office Administrator here at SASJ and began working for the school in September 2018.   Having worked in various administrative roles since leaving college, I bring a wealth of administrative experience plus the knowledge of working within a busy high school for just over ten years.  I work closely with our School Bursar Mrs Wilkinson, who has taught me ‘the ropes’ from day 1 and together we endeavour to provide admin support throughout the school.  In recent months my role has evolved and I support our SENDCo, Mrs Perkins in attending family support meetings plus I am here to help any parents who need advice and guidance or that little bit of extra help.  My role is challenging and diverse and I absolutely love coming to school everyday to help look after your wonderful children.

Mr P Hope

Site Supervisor - I have worked at SASJ for the last ten years.  My main role involves the maintenance and upkeep of the school, but I do love to get involved in the wider school activities. In particular world book day, and using my skills to build quality props for the children’s plays, including the nativity and year 6 end of year play.  The staff here at SASJ are a pleasure to work with, and the children are well mannered and respectful. Outside of school I am an avid Hot rod enthusiast who helps my friends build their cars, but the most important thing is my family.

 

 

Governor and
Responsibility

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Mrs A Telling 

Chair, Foundation Governor, Pupil Premium/Assessment, Attendance/Geography.

 

Mr M Lawrenson 

Vice Chair, Foundation Governor, Health & Safety, Link Governor.

 

Mrs. S. Richmond

Foundation Governor, PE.

 

Mrs S Camm

Foundation Governor, Safeguarding, SEN.

 

Mrs R Nightingale

Foundation Governor, Maths. 

Hello and a very warm welcome to you. My name is Mrs Nightingale, I am a very blessed mum of 2 wonderful children who currently attend our lovely school. I felt honoured and privileged when I was appointed as a foundation governor in November 2018; it’s important to me that every child receives the best education and experiences at school and I’m super proud to be part of a team that helps to achieve that. I especially enjoy my visits to school and seeing all the smiling, happy faces within our school family, it is so uplifting. As an active member of St Joseph’s Church, it gives me great joy to help lead the children’s liturgy groups each week. I just love listening to the children read prayers and contribute their ideas during our group chats, this also helps me to build a strong rapport with the fabulous children and families of our parish some of whom attend SASJ. 

Working in the financial services sector for over 20 years has provided me with a wide range of experiences and allowed me to develop my professional skills which I hope to utilise for the benefit of the school. Becoming a school governor presents such an exciting opportunity with lots to learn and plenty of challenges. It also enables me to give back to our amazing school community and I look forward to continuing to work as part of our excellent team of governors supporting our SASJ family.

I hope to see you soon, take care and God bless.

Mrs K Pickering

Foundation Governor English - Reading.

 

Miss D Mulcock

Acting Headteacher.

 

Mrs S Fielding

Local Authority Governor, Online Safety/Computing Prevent.

 

Mr M Towler

Parent Governor, Link Governor, LASGB/Music.

My name is Mark Towler. I have 2 children that attend St Anne’s & St Joseph’s , a wife that works at the local hospitals and 4 cats.  I've worked in Financial Services for over 10 years with a focus on Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning. I have been a governor for 3 years and wanted to become one to try and make a positive change to the school in any way I could. I am the chair of resources committee as well as the governor responsible for the wider curriculum.

Mrs K Lightfoot

Parent Governor, Science.

 

Mrs R Fitzpatrick

Parent Governor, Early Years.

 

Miss S Taylor

Staff Governor, RE.

I am the Year 3 teacher and RE lead in St. Anne’s and St. Joseph’s School.  I have two children who attended SASJ which gave them a solid foundation for their educational and social futures.  I was appointed Staff Governor last year which has proven to be both challenging and rewarding!  It delivers an extra dimension to my vocation and involves collaboration with some dedicated people.  As a faithful parishioner of St. Anne’s and St. Joseph’s, I feel proud to be a member of a governing body who work hard to promote high standards of education in our Catholic primary School.

 

Governors

 

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