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DistingtonCommunity School

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Who's Who

Executive Head Teacher - Miss A. Quirk (Currently on secondment until January 2025)


Acting Headteacher - Mr C. Barnes 


Acting Assistant Headteacher - Miss L. Savage


Nursery Manager - Miss R. Quarry

EYFS Teacher - Mrs D. Benson

Year 1 Teacher - Miss F. Watson

Year 2 Teacher - Miss E. Heaton 

Year 3 Teacher - Miss L. Savage

Year 4 Teacher - Mr S. Bragg

Year 5/6 Teacher - Miss RL. Johnston


SENCO - Miss F. Watson (KS2) and Mrs D. Benson (EYFS/KS1)


Senior Teaching Assistant - Mrs N. Boyd 

Senior Teaching Assistant - Mrs J. Kellett 

Senior Teaching Assistant - Mrs V. Askew 

Senior Teaching Assistant - Miss Z. McKenna 

Senior Teaching Assistant - Miss E. Herve


Teaching Assistant - Miss A. Graham

Teaching Assistant - MIss L. Cannon


School Administrator - Mrs J. Hughes


School Cleaners - Mrs K. Clarke, Mrs C. Farr and Mrs J. Hoggarth


School Midday Supervisors - Mrs C. Farr and Mrs J. Hoggarth


Kitchen Staff - Cook - Mrs C. Bell


Therapy Dog - Buster

Therapy Dog - Bert


Co-ordinator Duties:

Mr C. Barnes: Assessment, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Pupil Premium, Early Help Lead, Attendance, Curriculum and Website

Miss L. Savage: KS1, Deputy Safeguarding Lead, Writing, Geography and Art

Miss RL. Johnston: Maths, Mental Health, RE, EVC, PSHE, BV, ECT Mentor and SMSC

Mr S. Bragg: KS2, Science, History, MFL and PE

Miss D. Seager: SENCO, EYFS, DT and Science

Miss F. Watson: SENCO, Reading, Phonics and Computing

Miss E. Heaton - Music