Meet the Team

Head teacher Mrs Cooke 

Deputy Head teacher Mrs Hemmingway 

Assistant Head teachers Miss Talbot, Mrs Lakin and Mrs Allison 

Teaching Team - Class teachers

Early Years Mrs Lakin, Mrs Gilson and Miss Jenkins 

Year 1 Miss Shaw, Mr Smith

Year 2 Mrs Hodgson, Miss Bouttell and Miss Batten

Year 3 Mr Short, Miss Giddings and Mrs Dawson

Year 4 Mr Butterfield, Mrs Blundell and Mrs Dawson

Year 5 Miss Wales, Mrs Hogarty and Mrs Dawson  

Year 6 Miss Henry, Miss Talbot and Mrs Dawson

Maternity Leave Mrs Hildebrand, Mrs Drake

Our team of teaching assistants support learning in the classroom as a class, in groups and for individual children. We offer specialist targeted support for Phonics and English as an Additional Language. 

Higher Level Teaching Assistants Miss Pemberton, Mrs Dixon, Mr Turvey, Mrs Warwick, Miss Riley

Teaching Assistants Mrs Wakelin, Mrs Eames, Mrs Webb, Miss Fower, Miss Parker, Mrs Crowther Edwards, Miss Riley, Mrs Power , Mrs Malik, Mrs Atkinson, Miss Hall, Miss Finney, Miss Underwood, Miss Larkin
Apprentice Miss Illman

Maternity Leave Miss Bedford, Mrs Dixon

Our Inclusion Team have knowledge, skills and experience to support both families and children with all apsects of personal, social, emotional and mental health needs. We use a tiered response from a triage system to ensure that the team can support families and direct to any external services. Members of the team are available on the playground each day to greet families. 

SENCO Miss Batten

Inclusion and Behaviour Lead Mrs Cooke

Designated Safeguarding Leads Mrs Lakin (Lead DSL) Mrs Cooke and Mrs Wiltshire (Deputy DSLs) 

Advanced Safeguarding trained Mrs Hemmingway, Mrs Allison, Miss Allison 

Child and Family Support Practitioners Mrs Wiltshire, Ms Parker 

Forest School Leaders Ms Parker and Mrs Wiltshire 

Fortis Therapist Mrs Cassell 

Attendance Officer and Admissions Miss Allison 

In the classroom our team of Learning Support Assistants ensures all children with Special Educational Needs can fully integrate and access learning in the classroom and beyond including speech and language support. 

Miss Gayler, Mrs Kaur, Mrs McKinley, Mrs Thirwell, Miss O'Connor, Miss Jacobs, Miss Azam, Mrs Lewin, Mrs Kaur, Miss Harrington, Miss Girdlestone, Miss Myslinska 

Administrative Team

Our team are available via the school office to assist with administration for our families. They can be contacted on 01302 321914 or via email  

Assistant Head teacher for Business and Staffing Mrs Allison 

Office Manager Mrs Bradley 

Finance Officer Mrs Wright 

Business Support Officer Miss Smith 

General Assistant Mrs Higgs 

At lunchtimes our team of Midday Supervisors assist children on the playground, with activites and in the dining hall. 

Mrs Barrass, Miss Baxter, Mrs Teale, Miss Tiscenko, Miss Hudson.

Our team of Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Assistants, Child and Family Practitioners provide support for children in their play and with activities at lunchtime. 

Site Manager Mr Hood 

School Crossing Patrol  Mr Cullingworth

Balby Central Primary Academy

Littlemoor Lane, Balby Doncaster DN4 0LL

Balby Central Primary Academy, Littlemoor Lane, Balby Doncaster DN4 0LL


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