Our Staff

At St Mary’s School, we have some of the finest teachers and teaching staff in the country. They are highly motivated, committed, and passionate about providing our pupils with the best education possible.

Leadership Team

Mrs Emma Hembury, Principal, Deputy designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Aaron Laws, Assistant Principal, Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Gill Brindley, SENCo, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Teaching Staff

Alex Cruttenden, EYFS Teacher (Willow Class, Monday-Wednesday)

Tamsin Daddow, EYFS Teacher (Willow Class, Thursday-Friday)

Wendy Blankley, Y1/Y2 Teacher (Beech Class)

Mrs Michelle Munslow, Y3/Y4 Teacher (Maple Class)

Grace Pepper, Y5/Y6 Teacher (Oak Class)

Support Staff

Elisabeth Gunney, Y3/Y4 and Y5/6 Teaching Assistant, MDSA

Clare Clarke, Y1/Y2 Teaching Assistant, PPA Cover, MDSA, Wraparound Care

Jenny Summers, Y1/2 Teaching Assistant, MDSA

Miss Lianne Hodges, EYFS Teaching Assistant, MDSA, Playleader

Miss McNally, Y5/6 Teaching Assistant, MDSA, Wraparound Care

Pupil Services Staff

Catherine Bridge, Pupil Services Officer, Wraparound Care

We are committed to supporting our staff team in every way that we can, including their mental health and well-being. Staff know who they can turn to with concerns and have access to external support through Care First, provided by The White Horse Federation.


St Mary’s Primary is not only a great school for pupils, it is also a fantastic school for teachers. Working in partnership with The White Horse Federation, we offer teachers extensive support, fantastic resources, and a range of training opportunities. We welcome teachers of all experience, whether they have recently qualified or have been teaching pupils for many years. If you are interested in joining St Mary’s Primary School, follow the link below.

Teaching at our School