Our Staff

    Staff List

    Mr. Ian Johnson * Headteacher (Sport/PE Co-Leader) Safeguarding
    Mrs. Emma Balfour * Assistant Headteacher SENCO & Inclusion
    Mrs. Emma Smith-Holmes Assistant Headteacher Teaching & Learning/Music Leader

    Key Stage 2


    Key Stage 1

    Teachers: Miss Kim Herriman *           Upper KS2 Leader/Maths Leader        Teachers: Mrs. Debbie Donnelly * Geography and Global Citizenship Leader/ Eco-Schools Leader/Pupil Premium Leader
      Mr. Sam Holmes 

    History Leader/Outdoor Learning Leader

        Mrs Jessica Randall * Science Leader
      Miss Denise Livingstone       Miss Hayley Gaskin KS1 Leader/English Leader
      Miss Isobel Hall Sport/PE Co-Leader     Miss Sophie Payne * Religious Education Leader
      Mr. Tim Beer Computing Leader        
      Mrs. Laura Clayton Lower KS2 Leader/English Leader        
      Mrs. Christine Mason          
      Mrs. Annabelle Grogan Modern Foreign Languages Leader Maternity Leave      
      Mrs. Emma Smith-Holmes Music Leader/Art & Design Leader        
      Mrs. Danisha Nannua *          
      Miss Jade Roberts          
      Mrs. Claire Bradshaw * Design & Technology Leader        
    Teaching Assistants: Ms. Ruby Morrison *     Teaching Assistants: Miss. Katie Broadley  
      Mrs. Louise Wilber*    


    Mrs. Jaqui Buckley  
      Mrs. Louise Outten-Mann        Mrs Louise Griggs *  
      Mrs. Sian Ferne       Miss Ellie Robinson  
      Miss Kim Yeoman       Mrs. Liz D'aniello  
      Mrs. Karen Greenaway       Mrs. Charlotte Sadra *  
      Mrs. Kerrie Bale * Designated Senior Leader of Mental Health     Miss Lucy Wagg  
      Mr. Derrick Campbell *       Mrs. Lauren Simon *  
      Mrs. Donna Underwood       Mrs. Rachel Henson  
      Mrs Marie Halford Ball Pastoral Lead     Mrs Claire Fletcher *  

    Foundation Stage 2


    Support Staff

    Teachers: Miss Jo Sidebottom FS2 Team Leader/EYFS Curriculum Leader/Pupil Premium Leader   School Business Manager Mrs. Sally Shaw

    Data Protection Leader

    Health & Safety Leader 


      Miss Victoria Gamble Phonics Leader   Finance Officer Miss Jasmine Hurst   
            Admissons & Attendance Officer and Educational Visits Coordinator Mrs. Joanne Blackshaw  
    Teaching Assistants: Mrs. Donna Grainger *     School Administrator Mrs Cheryl Marshall/ Mrs Susie Thompson  
      Mrs. Claire Fletcher *     Site Manager Mr. Simon Burdell  
      Mrs. Rosie Gregory     Caretaker TBC  
      Miss Susie Brawn     Caretaker     
      Mrs Baljit Ghuman     Cleaning Supervisor Mrs. Kirsty Wilson  
            Caretaking Team Members: Mrs. Annette Eagles  
              Mrs. Edina Karic  
              Miss Medina Karic  
            City Resource Officer for Sight Impaired Mr. Adrian Farnsworth  
            Teacher for Visually Impaired Mrs. Rachel Maxted  
            Teaching Assistant for Visually Impaired Mrs. Sara Talts *  
            Library Co-ordinator Miss Debbie Balson  

    Midday Staff


    Kitchen Staff

    Midday Supervisors:  Mrs. Hayley Grace Midday Team Leader   Catering Manager Mrs. Deborah Thornewill  
      Mrs. Kim Ronchi     Catering Manager  Mrs. Janet Burdell *  
      Mr. Kevin Tims     Kitchen Assistants: Mrs. Kirsty Wilson  
      Miss Carly Grace       Mrs. Wendy Knibbs  
      Mrs. Maria Wilkes       Miss Becci Bolton  
      Mrs. Lenka Bruchtilova       Mrs. Edina Karic  
      Miss Lana Karim *     Kitchen Admin Assistant Mrs. Debbie Balson  
      Mrs. Janet Bates *          
      Mrs Zoe Acton           
      Mrs. Stacey Dethick *          
      Miss Cheryl Minnithorpe *          
      Mrs. Kirsty Miles *         * First Aid

    The teachers are awesome, even when they tell us to be quiet.

    The admin team are second to none. They always find the answer you need and help you when you are disorganised.

    Markeaton is a great school to work at. I love every day.

    Our school does not have any employees which earn over £100,000 on an annual basis.

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