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Leigh Primary School

School Staff

We are extremely fortunate to have such a hardworking and dedicated staff. Please see below our staff structure.

Senior Leadership Team

Mrs J Halfhide Headteacher  (Currently on Maternity Leave until Easter 2024)
Mrs J Shobbrook

Currently Acting Headteacher during Headteacher's Maternity Leave (November 2023 - April 2024)

Deputy Headteacher and KS2 Lead

Mrs J Burbridge Office Manager

Mrs G Hawken


Mrs Prockter

KS1 and EYFS English Lead

Interim Lead Teacher and English Lead (November 2023- April 2024)

Mrs Short Lead Teacher - DSL

Administrative and Site Management

Mrs J Burbridge Office Manager
Mrs A Andrews School Bursar
Mr P Draper Site Manager

Class Teachers

Mrs S Barber Reception PE Leader
Mrs T Prockter Year 1/2 - Turtles English Leader
Mrs S Batley Year 1/2 - Turtles Science and Maths Leader
Mrs P Christian Year 2/3 - Otters Music Leader
Mrs J Shobbrook Year 3/4 - Dolphins Deputy Head and Acting Headteacher
Mr N Zuberi Year 3/4 - Dolphins Design and Technology Leader
Mrs V Short Year 4/5 - Tigers

Computing and MFL leader


Mrs S White Year 6 - Rhinos Art Leader

Subject Specific Teaching Staff

Mrs K Coleman Specialist Dyslexic Teacher
Mr M Thacker Sports Coach
Mrs McKenzie Jones Music Teacher

Learning Support

Mrs Bone SENDco Support Assistant
Mrs P Marsh Reception - Panda Class
Mrs J Green Reception - Panda Class
Mrs S Punnett Year 1/2 - Turtle Class
Mrs L Convery Year 1/2 - Turtle Class
Mrs S Baldock Year 1/2 - Turtle Class
Mrs D Van Der Poll Year 2/3 - Otter Class
Mrs Norton Year 2/3 - Otter Class
Mrs Hibbins Year 2/3 - Otter Class 
Mrs J King Year 3/4 - Dolphin Class
Mrs R Avis Year 3/4 and Y6 - Dolphin and Rhino Class
Mrs F Kirby Year 4/5 - Tiger Class
Mrs A Vicary Year 6 - Rhino Class
Mrs K Korvin Year 6 - Rhino Class
Mrs S Shilling

Year 6 - Rhino Class

Midday Supervisory Staff

Mrs S Baldock
Mrs J King
Mrs S Punnett
Mrs J Green
Mrs A Vicary
Mr D West
Mrs L Inkpen

Mrs D Van Der Poll

Mrs K Korvin

Mrs R Avis

Mrs Hibbins

Statutory information:  No member of staff at Leigh Primary School is paid a salary greater than £100,000