Chilton Academy & Nursery

Chilton Academy & Nursery

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County Durham
DL17 0PT

01388 720255/721619

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff


Staff structure 2023/2024

Senior Leadership Team

  • Mrs C Dodsworth – Headteacher, Primary Trust Development, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Teaching and Learning Lead, Art Coordinator, Y6 Maths teacher
  • Mrs V Cornwell – Deputy Headteacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead, EYFS Lead, SENDCO, Nursery Teacher, PHSCE Coordinator 


Teaching Staff

  • Miss R Jackson – Reception – (ECT)
  • Miss E Anderson – Reception – (ECT)
  • Miss Y Jivraj  Y1/Y2 (Assessment and Data, Curriculum content Lead, Literacy and Science Lead)
  • Mr S Singh- Y1/Y2 (Geography)
  • Mr L Banner – Y1/Y2 (ECT)
  • Miss A Longthorne – Y3/Y4 (ECT)
  • Mrs S Dickenson Y3/Y4
  • Mr L Sheard  Y3/Y4 (PE Lead, Computing Lead)
  • Miss L Simpson Y5//Y6 (ECT)
  • Miss F Brady – Y5/Y6 (Maths/History Lead)
  • Mrs Z Dodds – Y5/Y6 (Music)
  • Mrs K Dunn – PPA (RE/Community Liaison Lead)


Support Staff

  • Mrs M Bedford
  • Mrs A Richards
  • Mrs J Waters
  • Mrs D Lamb
  • Mrs A Hutchinson
  • Mrs J White HLTA
  • Mrs T Murray
  • Miss R Hastie
  • Miss A Gibson
  • Miss T Wales
  • Miss J Fagan
  • Miss J Nelson (EYFS Apprentice)
  • Miss G Hetherington (KS2 TA Apprentice)


Office Staff

  • Vacancy (School Business Manager)
  • Mrs C Fitzgerald (Secretary)
  • Mrs S Richardson (Receptionist)


Family/Pupil Liaison Worker

  • Miss Kelly Jordan (Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead/Attendance)


After School Club Supervisor

  • Miss A Gibson



  • Mr G McAllister


Cleaning Staff

  • Mrs A Tate (Lead Supervisor)
  • Miss K Atkinson
  • Mrs L Bradley
  • Mrs K Hudson
  • Mrs L Wills
  • Mrs D Hodkinson-Hickey


Supervisory Assistants

  • Mrs J Weldon (Lead Supervisor)
  • Mrs L Bradley
  • Mrs A Tate
  • Mrs K Hudson
  • Mrs P Britton
  • Mrs D Hall
  • Mrs S Otterwell
  • Mrs K Robson


Kitchen Staff (Taylor Shaw)

  • Mrs N Stubbs
  • Miss K Atkinson
  • Mrs M Taylor
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