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Snaith Primary School

School Staff

Our staff firmly believe that the key to successful education is positive relationships.

Our staff creates 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 hardworking 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 3/4 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 in the school. At the moment she is enjoying her maternity leave with her beautiful family. 

Miss Timney 

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Child Protection Leader

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

Foundation Stage Two - Reception    


Mrs Hyland

Miss Whyley 

Mrs Spencer

Mrs Emerson

Mrs McDermott

    Mrs Henderson Mrs Knight

Mrs McDermott and Mrs Hyland share a wonderful Reception class. They are supported by Mrs Henderson and Mrs SpencerMrs McDermott is our Early Years Leader, coordinating both Nursery and Reception. Mrs McDermott is also the Educational Visits Leader in school. Mrs Hyland is in charge of all the Design and Technology in our brilliant school.

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

Year One and Year Two


Mrs Agar

Miss Papworth

Mrs Clarkson

Mrs Sherlock


Mrs Taylor

Mrs Stevenson

Mrs Gilbert

Miss Timney

Mrs Selkirk

Mrs Outhwaite

Mrs Agar is one of our Year 1 teachers, and she is also our phonics leader in school. She is supported by Mrs Taylor.

Miss Papworth is our other Year 1 class teacher and is supported by  Mrs Outhwaite and Mrs Gilbert on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Miss Papworth is our Geography lead in school as well. Mrs Gilbert works closely with Miss Whyley to look after the school council. Mrs Outhwaite also supports Reception classes in the afternoon.

Mrs Clarkson has a Year 2 class and is supported by Mrs Stevenson. Mrs Clarkson is also our new Science subject coordinator.

Mrs Sherlock and Miss Timney are of our year 2 teachers supported by Mrs Selkirk. Mrs Sherlock is our KS1 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. Miss Timney will be leading our target intervention programmes this year for Year 1. Miss Timney is our Special Educational Needs Leader and Child Protection Leader.

Year Three and Year Four

Mr Pickering

Mrs Millard

Mrs Johnson 

Ms Richardson 

Mr Clarkson

Mrs Thornton


Mrs McEnroe Mrs Colby Mrs Dickens

Mrs Johnson is our enthusiastic year 3/4 teacher who at the moment is enjoying her maternity leave with her lovely family.

Ms Richardson shares her delightful Year 3/4 class with Mrs Millard this year, they are supported by Miss ColbyMs 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. Mrs Millard is our enthusiastic music lead for KS1 and KS2. 

Mr Clarkson is a Year 3/4 teacher who is supported by Mrs McEnroe. Mr Clarkson is in charge of the website, making sure it is up-to-date for everyone to enjoy. He is also our new Modern Foreign Language leader.

Mr Pickering works in the last Year 3/4 class with Mrs Thornton and Mrs Dickens. Mr Pickering leads the lower key stage 2 team along with Computing in our school as well as being one of our assistant headteachers. Mrs Dickens is our ELSA lead and works with many of the children across school.

Year 5 and 6

Miss Howson

Mrs McLaughlin

Mrs Willsher

Mrs Radmall

Miss Jackson

Mr Constantine 

Mrs Thompson

Mrs Gilson

Mrs Kenney

Miss Howson is one of our Year 5/6 Teachers, She is supported by Mrs Radmall. Miss Howson is our English Leader, looking after Reading, Writing and G.P.S. (Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling).

Mr Constantine is another of our excellent Year 5/6 teachers He is supported in class by Mrs Kenney and Mrs Thompson. Mr 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 Jackson the last Year 5/6 teacher. She is supported by Mrs Willsher and Mrs McLaughlin. Miss Jackson is our history expert in school leading all aspects of history and embedding it in the curriculum. 

Mrs Gilson is a sports specialist who teachers P.E. throughout the school during the teachers planning time. 

Our Admin and Clerical Staff

Mrs Wharam

Mrs Ford

Mrs Chesworth

Mrs Wharam is our Admin officer, 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





Mrs Kelly

Mrs Casey


Mrs Kelly is our school caretaker who is supported by Miss Hall, Mrs Goodman and Mrs Casey. They all 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


 Miss Burn 

Mrs Butterill

Mrs Kidd


Mrs Harvey

Miss Burn is our head cook and leads our catering team. She is ably supported by Miss Steele, Mrs Harvey, Mrs Kidd and Mrs Butterill to produce our delicious school meals.

Our Midday Supervisors

Mrs Selkirk

Mrs Willsher

Mrs Emerson

Miss Hall

Mrs Henderson

Mrs Kenny

Mrs Knight

Mrs McEnroe


Miss McLaughlin

Mrs Thornton

Mrs Taylor


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