Middleham: 01969 623592 / Spennithorne: 01969 623474

School Staff

Our staff team is made up of the following members:


Executive Headteacher

Mrs M Mann – Executive Head Teacher of The Federation of Middleham VA and Spennithorne VC CE Primary Schools & Designated Safeguarding Lead, Attendance Officer, Assessment Lead, Pupil Premium Lead, History, Geography, Science and PE Lead


SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator)

Mrs A Barber – PPA cover based at Spennithorne (Thurs)


Teaching Staff

Mrs R Brown – Maple Class (Reception) Based at Spennithorne – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, EYFS Lead, Music Lead

Mrs R Ibbotson – Willow Class (Mon – Thurs) (Y1) Based at Spennithorne – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, English & Reading Lead, MFL Lead

Mrs C Savage – Willow Class (Fri) (Y1) Based at Spennithorne – RE Lead

Mrs A Arkle – Elm Class (Y2) Based at Spennithorne

Mrs A Bowkett  – Sycamore Class (Mon – Tues) (Y3 & Y4) Based at Middleham – Computing Lead

Miss K Batten – Sycamore Class (Wed – Fri) (Y3 & Y4) Based at Middleham

Mrs S Bradbury – Oak Class (Y5 & Y6) Based at Middleham – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Maths Lead, Art & DT Lead

Miss E O’Neill –  Both sites (Fri) Forest School Lead, PSHE Lead


Support Staff

Mrs K Ruthven – GTA & HLTA Based at Middleham

Mrs S Pearson – GTA Based at Middleham

Mrs L Hall – GTA Based at Spennithorne

Miss A Remmer – GTA Based at Spennithorne

Mrs K Wheeler – GTA Based at Spennithorne



Mrs D Durrant – Based at Middleham

Mrs O Clarkson Based at Spennithorne


Mrs H Crisp – Based at Middleham

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs E Harman – Based at Spennithorne


Midday Supervisors

Miss S Hedley – Based at Middleham

Miss Walmsley – Based at Middleham

Mrs K Wheeler – Based at Spennithorne

Mrs L Hall – Based at Spennithorne


Caretaker & Cleaner

Mrs N Wheeler – Based at Middleham

Mr S Benson – Based at Spennithorne


Bus Driver

Rev. Jeffery Payne