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Meet the staff

Mrs P Orchard - Headteacher

Mrs Orchard qualified as a teacher in 1983, working firstly in secondary education before retraining in primary when her two children were small.  Mrs Orchard joined St Mary’s in September 2015, having moved from another small primary school where she was class teacher of a 5/6 class, SENCO, staff governor and senior leader.

MRS M WEBBER - PARENT SUPPORT ADVISOR

Mrs Webber is our Parent Support Advisor (PSA).  Mrs Webber provides support, advice and information in order to ensure your children are happy, healthy, and able to benefit as much as possible from school and the opportunities it offers.

Mrs E Cottle - School Business Manager

Mrs Cottle handles all of the financial affairs and adminstration and is most likely to be your first port of call! 

Mrs T Daddow - Teacher

Mrs Daddow teaches Reception in Willow Class on Monday's, Tuesday's and Wednesday's.  She is the Early Years Foundation Stage leader and English leader in school. She runs the school/Eco council and is currently working with the school councillors to achieve the Eco Schools Bronze Award. She also ensures The Bike It Crew promote active travelling to school at St Mary's. She is a level 3 Forest School leader and loves taking out Bumblebees for regular forest school sessions whatever the weather! Mrs Daddow also mentors NQT staff.

Mrs L Blundell - TEACHER

Mrs Blundell teaches Reception in Willow class on Thursday's and Friday's.

Mrs S Ball - Teacher

Mrs Ball teaches Year 1 & 2 in Beech Class on Thursday’s and Friday’s and every other Wednesday.  She is the ICT subject leader and is responsible for the Playground Buddies.  She also has the responsibility for the guided reading in the school.

Mrs M Burgess - TEACHER

Mrs Burgess teaches Year 1 & 2 in Beech Class on Monday's, Tuesday's and alternative Wednesday's. Mrs Burgess is PE and Humanities subject leader. Mrs Burgess organises competitive events within the local community, such as cross country. 

Miss K Connor - Teacher

Miss Connor joined St Marys in March 2015 for her final teacher training placement in year 3 & 4. She is Science and DT subject leader. Miss Connor runs a Science club and organises for the school to take part in  Science events within the local community, such as pond dipping in the village and Melksham Science Fairs. 

MRS M WOOD - TEACHER

Mrs Wood joined St Marys in September 2017. She teaches Year 5 & 6 in Oak class. Mrs Wood is Maths, Art and Music subject leader. Mrs Wood also runs a weekly choir club and organises events for the choir in the local community, such as Carol singing. 

Mrs S LEE - INTERVENTION TEACHER

Mrs Lee is a qualified teacher who works with groups of children from Reception - Year 6.

MRS H LITTLE

Mrs Little is a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) supporting the children in Reception. Mrs Little also supports the children at lunchtime.

Mrs H FILER - TEACHING ASSISTANT

Mrs Filer is a teaching assistant supporting the children in year 3 and 4. Mrs Filer also supports the children at lunchtime.

Miss s fAIRCLOUGH

Miss Fairclough is a teaching assistant supporting the children in year 1 and 2. Miss Fairclough is the school ELSA and also supports children at lunchtime. 

MRS H GARDYJ

Mrs Gardyj is a teaching assistant supporting the children in year 5 and 6. Miss Gardyj also supports the children at lunchtime. Mrs Gardyj is working hard to update the school garden. 

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