The staff of Willow Bank school work to give each child full access to a broad and balanced curriculum, encouraging in each individual a sense of self-worth and self-esteem. To view staff profiles please click on staff name.

Senior Leadership Team

Ms A Kyle Headteacher
Mr D Francis Deputy Headteacher
Mrs N Laughton Assistant Headteacher (Quality of Education)
Mrs V Leatherbarrow Business Manager
Mr J McKune Lead for Safeguarding and Engagement
Mrs E Bainbridge Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCo)

Middle Leaders

Miss A Johnson Director of Learning (Arts, Physical Education & Outdoor Education)
Miss F Maxwell Director of Learning (English & Humanities)


Mrs E Bainbridge Mathematics & SENCo
Mrs C Barton Geography & Personal Social Development
Mr B Bennett Physical Education
Mr K Bergqvist Outdoor Education & Physical Education
Mr A Brooks KS2 Teacher
Mr I Collins Science & Forest School
Miss L Crane History   (Mrs S Maudsley - Cover Teacher)
Mr D Francis Geography
Mrs E Edwards KS2 Teacher
Mr J Gooden ICT/Computing & Science (ECT)
Miss A Johnson Art & Design
Mrs N Laughton Science 
Miss F Maxwell English
Miss A Silker Maths (ECT)

Safeguarding & Data Support Staff

Mrs H Lyons Director of Data, Reporting & Communications
Mrs R Savage Director of Family Support & Attendance
Mrs Y Hall HLTA Pupil and Parent Support

Learning Mentors

Mrs J Duffy Senior Mental Health Lead & Pastoral Coordinator
Mrs K Baldwin Learning Mentor Additional Needs
Miss K Edwards Learning Mentor Personal Development Behaviour and Welfare

Teaching Assistants

Mrs R Betty (Level 3) Food Technology
Mr K Lacey (Level 3) KS2 & PE
Mr P Marsh (Level 3) Year 9 & PE / Outdoor Education
Mr J Spurling (Level 3) and Science Technician
Mrs E Taylor (Level 3) Year 10 & Art
Ms N Hughes (Level 3) KS2 

Admin Team

Mrs K Fisk Administrator
Miss J Hill Administrator

Site Team

Mrs L Atherton Caretaker
Mrs C Anders Senior Cleaner
Mrs M Eaton Cleaner
Mrs C Potts Cleaner
Mrs A Peachey Cook
Mr J Dooley Kitchen Assistant


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