Meet the Team

Head teacher Mrs Cooke 

Deputy Head teacher Mrs Hemmingway 

Assistant Head teachers Miss Talbot, Mrs Parkin, Mrs Lakin and Mrs Allison 


Class Teachers 

Nursery Mrs Gilson and Miss Jenkins 

Reception Mrs Lakin and Mr Smith 

Year 1 Miss Bouttell, Mr Short 

Year 2 Mr Mynett, Miss Shaw

Year 3 Mrs Blundell, Miss Giddings and Mrs Dawson

Year 4 Mr Butterfield, Miss Wales and Mrs Dawson

Year 5 Mrs Drake, Mrs Kaur and Mrs Dawson  

Year 6 Mrs Hildebrand, Miss Talbot and Mrs Dawson

Maternity Leave Mrs Hogarty, Mrs Hodgson 


Teaching Assistants 

Our team 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 Bedford, Miss Pemberton, Mrs Dixon 

Teaching Assistants Mrs Wakelin, Mrs Eames, Mrs Webb, Miss Kilby, Miss Fower, Miss Parker, Mrs Crowther Edwards, Miss Riley, Mrs Power, Mrs Garrity, Mrs Malik, Mrs Atkinson, Miss Hall, Miss Finney, Miss Underwood, Miss Kilby 


Inclusion Team 

Our team have knowledge, skills and experience to support both families and children with all apsects of personal, social, emotional and mental health needs. As a school we use a tiered response 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. 

Assistant Head teacher for SEND, Inclusion and Behaviour Mrs Parkin

Designated Safeguarding Leads Mrs Lakin (lead DSL) Mrs Cooke and Mrs Slack (Deputy DSLs) 

Advanced Safeguarding trained Mrs Hemmingway, Mrs Allison, Mrs Wiltshire, Mrs Leigh,  

Educational Welfare Mentor Mrs Slack 

Child and Family Support Practitioner and Forest School Leader Mrs Wiltshire 

Child and Family Support Practitioner Mrs Leigh 

Forest School Ms Parker

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 Askin, Miss Jacobs 


Administrative Team

Our team are available via the school office to assist with adminstration 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 (maternity leave)

Finance Officer Mrs Wright 

Attendance Officer and Admissions Miss Allison 

Business Support Officer Miss Smith 

General Assistant  Mrs Higgs 


Midday Supervisors

Our team of Midday Supervisors assist children at lunchtime on the playground and in the dining hall. 

Mrs Barrass, Miss Baxter, Mrs Teale, Miss Tiscenko, Miss Gayler, Mrs Garrity, Mrs McKinley, Mrs Higgs, Miss Underwood, Ms Jacobs, Mrs Thirlwell, Miss Hudson, Miss O'Connor, Miss Parker, Miss Underwood, Mrs Kaur


Site Management

Mr Rushton 


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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