Meet The Staff
The greatest resource the school has in meeting the needs of our children is adults. It is the daily interactions between adults and children which have the most impact on learning both academically and personally. We aim for the staff team to work flexibly and dynamically in order to strive for the best outcomes for the pupils of Seaburn Dene Primary School.
Each class has one full-time equivalent teacher but there are several teaching assistants (TAs) who support children throughout the day. This is key in supporting children’s progress within lessons; together they will teach, guide and support classes/groups throughout the whole school day. In addition to our regular staff, depending on additional local or national funding, further adults may be appointed on a short term basis to support specific groups of children.
The Senior Management Team includes:
Mr Howe - Headteacher/Designated Safeguarding Lead.
Mr Smith - Deputy Head Teacher/ Wider Curriculum Leader / Y3 Teacher/Deputy Designated Lead.
Mrs Wilson- Manager of the Foundation Stage Unit and Yr 1/Science & Early Reading.
Mrs A Houston - English and Reading lead.
Mr. J. Howe
Deputy Head Teacher/ Wider Curriculum Lead / Y3 Teacher/Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr. G.L. Smith
Manager of the Early Years Department -School Leadership Team
Mrs D. Wilson
Science Co-ordinator for the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1
Responsible for the welfare and progress of Looked After Children
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator/ Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead
Year 2 Teacher
Mrs J. Cruddas
Foundation Stage Staff
Mrs. L. Taylor
Co-ordinator of the school's Sex and Relationship Education and Personal, Health and Social Education programmes and RE.
Year 1 Teacher
Mrs V G Tough is the Year 1 teacher and Design Technology and Art co-ordinator.
Year 4 Teacher
Year 5 Teacher
HLTA/Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Mrs L. Smith-Higher Level Teaching Assistant.
Mrs E. Berston
Mrs L. Gibbins
Miss S Henderson
Mrs S Boydell
Mrs V Brown
Mr Ian Turnbull