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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 Miss S Russell Mrs M Robson

Mrs C Holmes

Mrs J Aitken

(Miss D McMullen - maternity)

Mrs E Gadsby
Year 1 Mrs A Johnston Mrs I Henderson
Year 1/2 Mrs C Lee

Mrs S Cuthbertson

Mrs S Morris 

Year 2 Miss J Robinson Miss K McGann
Year 3 Mrs L Slater/Mrs C Pickup Mrs J Elliott
Year 3/4 Mr D Fadden Mrs F Whaley
Year 4  Mr A Heeney Mrs G Wheeler
Year 5 Mrs N Smith Mrs G Gray
Year 5/6  Miss A Bishop Mrs S Wharton
Year 5/6  Mr S Little Mrs R Wilkie-Towns
SENDCO Mrs S Dunn  

Speech and Language interventions/

PPA Cover

Mrs C Gelder

(Mrs L Cooney - 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




Supervisory Staff

Mrs A Boyle                 Mrs S Taylor                Miss L Horsborough

Mrs S Longstaff          Miss H Rogers              Miss J Harvey            

Mrs A Gallagher           Mrs H Bruinewoud        Mrs A Barber


Premises Staff

Mr D Swinyard            Caretaker

Mrs A Boyle

Mrs C Partridge

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