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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 leads the curriculum and is currently link lead for DT 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 Teacher as well as being our enthusiastic Computing Leader and our Assessment coordinator. 

Miss Todd

Assistant Head Teacher    

Miss Todd is also one of our Assistant Head Teachers. She is a Year 4 teacher as well as leading Art and PSHE in the school. As part of her role Miss Todd also oversees the school learning environment as well as the online learning environment.  

Miss Timney 

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss Timney is our Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Designated Safeguarding Lead as well as one of our Year 3 teachers.

 Foundation Stage One - Nursery    


Mrs Hyland

  Mrs Kellett


Mrs Hyland is our teacher in Nursery. She works closely with Mrs Kellett to support our Nursery children. Mrs Hyland is also in charge of all the Design and Technology in our brilliant school.

Foundation Stage Two - Reception    

Mrs Twist

Mrs Spencer

Mrs McDermott


Mrs McKiernan



Mrs McDermott and Mrs Twist share a wonderful Reception class. Mrs McDermott is our Early Years Leader, coordinating both Nursery and Reception. Mrs McDermott is also the Educational Visits Leader in school. Mrs Twist is also our Music Leader in Early Years.

We have a great team supporting our Reception teachers. Mrs Spencer and Mrs McKiernon, support the children as well as helping the classroom run smoothly. 


Year One and Year Two


Mrs Agar

Miss Whyley

Mrs Clarkson


Mrs Schmidt

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Gilbert

Mrs Stevenson

Mrs Selkirk

Mrs Outhwaite

Mrs Emerson Miss Colby  

Mrs Schmidt and Mrs Johnson share one of our Year 1 classes. Mrs Johnson supports Miss Todd in leading Art across the school. Miss Colby supports the class. 

Mrs Hill is our other Year 1 teacher and also our Religious Education Leader. Mrs Emerson and Mrs Thornton support the children in her class. 

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

Mrs Agar is one of our Year 2 teachers, and she is also our phonics leader in school. She is supported by Mrs Outhwaite and Mrs Gilbert. Mrs Gilbert works closely with Mr Pickering  to look after the school council. 

Year Three and Year Four

Mr Pickering

Miss Timney

Mr Clarkson

Miss Todd

Miss Papworth

Mrs Millard

Mrs Thornton Mrs Radmall Mrs Knight

Miss Timney and. Miss Papworth share a year 3 class. Miss Papworth is also our Geography lead. Miss Timney is also our special educational needs coordinator and designated safeguarding lead.

Mr Pickering works in the last Year 3 class. Mr Pickering leads  Computing in our school as well as being one of our assistant headteachers.

Miss Todd shares a year 4 class with Mrs Millard.  Mrs Millard is our is our enthusiastic music lead for KS1 and KS2. She teaches music across year 3 and 4.

Mr Clarkson is a Year 4 teacher. Mr Clarkson is our Modern Foreign Languages leader and assists Miss Todd in keeping the website up to date. 

The Year 3 and Year 4 team share support staff to meet the children's needs. The team includes Mrs Radmall, Mrs Thornton, Mrs Knight and Mrs Selkirk. Mrs Radmall and Mrs Thornton teach the Year 3 and Year 4 classes during the teachers planning time. Mrs Radmall also supports Mrs Millard in the leading of Music in Years 5 and 6.

Year 5 and 6

Miss Howson

Miss Jackson

Mr Constantine 

Mrs Henderson

Mrs Willsher

Mrs Thompson

Mrs Taylor

Mrs Gilson

Mrs Kenney

Mrs Morris  Mrs Henderson  

Miss Howson is one of our Year 5/6 Teachers.  Miss Howson is our English Leader, focusing on writing and Reading link lead.

Mr Constantine is another of our excellent Year 5/6 teachers He is supported in class by Mrs Thompson. Mr Constantine is also our creative Maths Leader and P.E. subject leader.

Miss Jackson the last Year 5/6 teacher. Miss Jackson is our history expert in school leading all aspects of history and embedding it in the curriculum. Mrs Wilshire supports Miss Jackson. 

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


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 Wordsworth

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 Thornton, Mrs Willsher and Mrs Taylor.