At Southwold Primary and Nursery School, we have some of the finest teachers and teaching staff in the country. They are highly motivated, committed, and passionate about providing our pupils with the best education possible.

Senior Leadership

Mr Luke Graham - Headteacher & Designated Safeguard Lead

Mrs Claire Palser - Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Andrea Hooton - Assistant Headteacher & Deputy DSL

Mrs Emily Holloway - Deputy Headteacher & Deputy DSL

Mrs Mo McDonald - Assistant Headteacher, SENCO, & Deputy DSL

Nursery (2 Year olds) Blossom

Mrs Henstridge - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Morgan - Teaching Assistant

Nursery (3/4 Year olds) Apple

Mrs Green - 3-4 year olds Nursery Manager

Miss Champ - Teaching Assistant

Miss Wilson - Teaching Assistant

Mrs McDermott - Teaching Assistant


Mrs Bending - EYFS lead and Reception Teacher

Mr Cane - Reception Teacher

Mrs Smith - HLTA

Miss Hinks - Teaching Assistant

Year 1/2

Mrs Hooton - Deputy Head, Deputy DSL, Inclusion Lead and Year 1/2 Teacher

Mrs Gavrilovic - Year 1/2 Teacher

Mr Milward - Year 1/2 Teacher

Mrs Stirrat - Year 1/2 Teacher

Mrs Hine - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Holley - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Leach - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lee - Teaching Assistant and MDSA

Miss Neison - Teaching Assistant

Miss Randall - Teaching Assistant & MDSA

Year 3/4

Miss Stef - Year 3/4 Teacher

Miss Richards - Year 3/4 Teacher

Miss Reilly - Year 3/4 Teacher

Mrs Cork - Teaching Assistant & MDSA

Miss Ellis - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Soanes - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Sneddon - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Leman - Teaching Assistant

Year 5/6

Mrs Hodsdon - Y5/6 Teacher

Mrs Sagar - Y5/6 Teacher

Mrs Thorpe - Y5/6 Teacher

Mrs Stanley - Year 5/6 Teacher

Mrs Cork - Teaching Assistant

Miss Burt - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Desai - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Ringwald - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Holley - Teaching Assistant & MDSA


Miss K Cork - Teacher

Miss Haynes - Teacher

Miss Bond - Teaching Assistant

Miss Hupalo - Teaching Assistant

Mr Sauvain - Teaching Assistant

Miss Zverko - Teaching Assistant

Office Staff

Mrs East - Pupil Services Officer

Miss Nickson - Pupil Services Officer

Miss Evans - Pupil Services Officer (SEND)

Support Staff

Mr Dawe - Site Manager

Mrs Garnon - Catering Assistant

Mrs Collins - Breakfast and After-school Club & MDSA

Mrs Rampton - Breakfast and After-school Club & MDSA

Ms Akhtar - MDSA

Mrs Bishop - MDSA

Mrs Cork - Teaching Assistant & MDSA

Mrs Dancer - MDSA

Mrs Hathaway - MDSA

Mrs Holley- Teaching Assistant and MDSA

Mrs Jefferies - Breakfast and After-school Club & MDSA

Mrs Lee - Teaching Assistant and MDSA

Mrs J Smith - MDSA

Mrs Jacobs- MDSA

Mrs Barker - MDSA

Inclusion Team

Ms Thomas - Family Support Worker, Teaching Assistant & Deputy DSL


Southwold Primary is not only a great school for pupils, it’s also a fantastic school for teachers. Working in partnership with The White Horse Federation, we offer teachers extensive support, fantastic resources, and a range of training opportunities. We welcome teachers of all experience, whether they have recently qualified or have been teaching for many years. If you are interested in joining White Horse Primary, follow the link below.