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St Joseph's is proud to have a fantastic team of staff who work well together to support the children. Our Ofsted report (June 2014) states that, "Staff know pupils very well. They provide excellent pastoral care and work very well together to create a happy secure school."


Headteacher Miss C Hedley  
Deputy Headteacher Mrs S McLaughlin  
Assistant Headteacher Mr D Fadden  
  Teacher Support Staff
Nursery Mrs J Aitken Mrs M Robson

Miss D McMullen

Miss C Ruddock

Mrs I Henderson
Year 1 Mrs A Johnston Mrs E Gadsby
Year 1/2 Mrs C Lee Mrs S Morris
Year 2 Miss J Robinson Miss K McGann
Year 3 Mr J Allen Mrs J Elliott
Year 3/4 Mr D Fadden Mrs S Cuthbertson
Year 4  Mrs J Robinson Mrs G Wheeler
Year 5 Mr A Heeney Mrs F Whaley
Year 5/6  Miss A Bishop Mrs S Wharton
Year 5/6  Mr S Little Mrs R Wilkie-Towns
SENDCO Mrs G Ratcliffe  

Speech and Language interventions/

PPA Cover

Mrs L Cooney  
Year 2/PPA Cover Mrs C Pickup  
Year 3&4/PPA Cover

Mrs C Gibson

(Mrs L Slater maternity)



Special Support Assistants

Miss C Longstaff

Miss V McAllister

Mrs S Taylor

Mrs S Longstaff

Miss L Horsborough


Admin Staff

Mrs M Lott                    School Business Manager

Mrs J Haley                   Admin Support



Miss A Sewell


Supervisory Staff

Mrs A Boyle                 Mrs S Taylor                Miss L Horsborough

Mrs S Longstaff           Miss S Browell             Miss H Rogers

Miss J Harvey            Mrs A Gallagher           Miss V McAllister


Premises Staff

Mr D Swinyard            Caretaker

Mrs A Boyle

Miss C Windsor

Miss S Browell

Miss H Rogers







  • St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School,
  • Wallsend Road, North Shields,
  • Tyne and Wear, NE29 7BT
  • 0191 2005077
  • 0191 2005851