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Snaith Primary School

School Staff

All of our staff firmly believe that the key to successful education is positive relationships.

Our staff create a very welcoming and happy environment for you and your child. Please always feel free to come and ask us if you are unsure or worried about something, or indeed if you have something to celebrate with us!


Mrs Calpin 

Head Teacher    


Mrs Calpin is our Head Teacher. 

As part of this role, she is our hard working Assessment Leader as well as liaising with Miss Timney as Deputy Child Protection Leader.    

Mr Pickering

Assistant Head Teacher    


Mr Pickering is one of our Assistant Head Teachers.

He is also a Year 5 Teacher as well as being our enthusiastic Computing Leader.    

Miss Todd

Assistant Head Teacher    


Miss Todd is also one of our Assistant Head Teachers. She is a Year 2 teacher as well as leading art and languages in the school.

Miss Timney 

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Child Protection Leader


Miss Timney is our Special Educational Needs Leader and Child Protection Leader.

She is also kept busy as one of our Year 2 Teachers and Phonics Leader.   


 Foundation Stage One - Nursery    

Mrs Schmidt

Mrs Twist

Mrs Kellett

Mrs McKiernan

Mrs Schmidt and Mrs Twist are our teachers in Nursery. They work closely with Mrs Kellett and Mrs McKiernan to support our Nursery children. Mrs Twist is also our Music Leader.

Foundation Stage Two - Reception    

Mrs McDermott

Miss Whyley 

Mrs Spencer


Mrs Emerson



Mrs McDermott is our Early Years Leader, coordinating both Nursery and Reception.  She is also a Reception Teacher. The children also work with Mrs Spencer. Mrs McDermott is also a Teacher Governor and the Educational Visits Leader in school. 

Miss Whyley is our other lovely Reception teacher and is also our Religious Education Leader and works with Mrs Gilbert to coordinate the School Council. Mrs Emerson does a wonderful job of supporting the children in reception


Year One and Year Two

Mrs Agar

Mr Clarkson

Miss Timney

Mrs Peavoy


Mrs Clarkson

Mrs Stevenson

Mrs Gilbert

Mrs Selkirk




Miss Todd




Mrs Agar is one of our Year 1/2 Teachers and she is also our geography leader in school. She works closely with Mrs Gilbert.  Mrs Gilbert works closely with Miss Whyley to look after the schol council. 

Mrs Clarkson has a Year 1/2 class with Mrs Peavoy and is supported by Mrs Stevenson. Mrs Clarkson is also our Modern Foreign Languages subject coordinator and Mrs Peavoy is also the Safety Squad Leader, including areas such as e-safety and road safety.

Miss Timney and Mr Clarkson have our final year 1/2 class and are supported by Mrs Selkirk. Miss Timney is our wonderful SENCO and phonics leader and also Mrs Selkirk works alongside her to support her in the SENCO role.  Mr Clarkson is responsible for maintaining our wonderful website. 


Year Three  and Year Four


Mrs Sherlock

Mrs Millard

Mrs Johnson 


Ms Richardson 

Mrs Maule

 Mrs Henderson

Mrs McLaughlin Mrs Colby

Mrs Thornton

Mrs Sherlock shares her delightful year 3/4 class with Mrs Millard this year and they are supported by Mrs Maule and Mrs Henderson.  Mrs Sherlock is our Lower KS2 Leader. She is also the More Able Leader and works as an SLE (Specialist Leader for Education), advising other schools in this area. Mrs Sherlock is Quality Mark Leader for areas such as the Basic Skills Award and Investors in Pupils. Mrs Millard is our enthusiastic singing teacher.

Mrs Johnson also has a year 3/4 class and works closely with Mrs Thornton and Mrs McLaughlin. Mrs Johnson is our enthusiastic Science Leader bringing life and excitement to science across the school.

Ms Richardson has our final year 3/4 class and she is supported by Miss Colby. Ms Richardson works hard to lead Physical Education in our school as well as being an S.S.C.O. (School Sports Coordinator), coordinating sports provision and training for our local cluster of schools.    


Year 5

Miss Jackson

Mr Pickering

Mrs Willsher

Mrs Radmall

Mrs Knight

Mrs Gilson

Miss Jackson is one of our Year 5 Teachers, alongside Mr Pickering.  They work closely with Mrs Willsher, Mrs Radmall and Mrs KnightMrs Gilson is a sports specialist who teachers P.E. throughout the school during the teachers planning time. 

Miss Jackson is our history expert in school leading all aspects of history and embedding it in the curriculum. 

Year 6

Mr Constantine 

Miss Howson

Mrs McEnroe


Mrs Thompson

Mrs Outhwaite

Mrs Dickens

Mr Constantine and Miss Howson are our Year Six Teachers, supported in class by Mrs McEnroe, Mrs Thompson and Mrs DickensMr Constantine is also our creative Maths Leader and supports Ms Richardson with all the sporting aspects and her role as S.S.C.O.

Miss Howson is our English Leader, looking after Reading, Writing and G.P.S. (Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling).    

Our Admin and Clerical Staff

Mrs Wharam

Mrs Ford

Mrs Chesworth

Mrs Wharam is our School Secretary, providing a friendly link between home and school life and supporting Mrs Calpin in her role.

Mrs Ford is our School Business Manager.  Her role involves ensuring that school funds are spent efficiently to guarantee high-quality resources throughout the school.

Mrs Chesworth provides Administration Support in the school office.  This includes coordinating the admissions to Before and After School Clubs, ordering stock and coordinating School Dinners.

Our Premises Staff


Miss Hall

Mrs Goodman


Miss Hall and Mrs Goodman are part of our premises team. 

They work hard to ensure that our school and grounds are kept to the highest standards. They regularly leave our children messages to praise how clean and tidy the classrooms and cloakrooms are!

Our Catering Staff

 Mrs Lockwood  

Mrs Sails

Mrs Butterill

Mrs Kidd

Mrs Lockwood leads our catering team. She is ably supported by Mrs Sails, Mrs Butterill and Mrs Kidd to produce our delicious school meals.

Our Midday Supervisors

Mrs Selkirk

Mrs Willsher

Mrs Emerson

Mrs Hall

Mrs Henderson

Mrs Kenny

Mrs Knight

Mrs McEnroe



Miss McLaughlin

Mrs Thornton



Mrs Selkirk leads our team of Midday Supervisors to organise calm and happy lunchtimes in school. Our Midday Supervisor team includes  Mrs Emerson, Mrs Hall, Mrs Harper, Mrs Harrison, Mrs Kenny, Mrs Knight, Mrs McEnroe, Miss McLaughlin, Mrs Thornton and Mrs Willsher.