Rackheath Primary School

Inspiring Learning, Valuing All

Meet The Staff

Our Head

Mr Chris Ashman

Our Teaching Staff

Reception

Mrs Joanne Petraglia
Class Teacher (on maternity leave)

Miss Laura Brannan
Class Teacher/EYFS Lead

Mrs Hannah Pulford
Class Teacher (maternity cover)

Mrs Jill Rivett
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Natalie Shorten
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Janine Coull
Teaching Assistant

Year 1

Mrs Jo Pallant
Class Teacher

Mrs Pip Magee
Class Teacher

Mrs Claire Spurling
Teaching Assistant

Year 2

Mrs Helen Grogutt
Class Teacher

Mrs Rachel Crook
Teaching Assistant

Year 3

Miss Hannah Holding
Class Teacher

Mrs Janine Howes
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Sarah Penson
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Selina Tunmore
Teaching Assistant

Year 4

​Mrs Hannah Watson
Class Teacher

Mrs Donna Goddard
Teaching Assistant

Year 5

Mr James Cavender
Class Teacher/Deputy Head Teacher

Mrs Sharon Bird
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kim Redgrave
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Selina Tunmore
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Louise Culling
Teaching Assistant

Year 6

Mr Stuart Edwards
Class teacher

Ms Annette Holmes
Teaching Assistant

Cover Teachers    

Mrs Catherine Cavender

Mrs Jo Petraglia

Pastoral Support     

Mrs Claire Cookson
Pastoral Support Worker

PE Teaching

Mr Harry Palmer
HLTA – PE

Our Administrative Team

Mrs Michelle Roe
School Administrator / Finance Officer

Mrs Clare Pilbrow
Administrative Assistant

Our Caretaking Team

Mr Gary Grubb

Ms Annette Holmes

Our Midday Supervisory Assistants (MSA)

Mrs Treena Barrett

Mrs Tanya Smethurst

Mrs Kerri Huckle

Mrs Rachael Westley

Mr Harry Palmer

Mrs Louise Culling

Mrs Sam Webb 

Mrs Cara Rice

Mrs Roxanne Stevenson

Miss Christina Browne

Breakfast Club Staff

Mrs Cara Rice

Mrs Roxanne Stevenson 

After School Club Staff

Mrs Tanya Smethurst 

Mrs Kerri Huckle 

Mr Harry Palmer 

Mrs Louise Culling 

Mrs Clare Pilbrow