Southwold Primary About Us

Our Staff

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

Mrs Helen Wollington Principal
Mrs Gemma Penny Vice Principal & SENCO
Mrs Emily Holloway Assistant Principal & Teaching and Learning Lead

Teaching Staff

Mrs Kelly Holden-White Maths Lead & Nursery/Reception Teacher
Miss Laura Stefanovic Year 1 Teacher
Mrs Andrea Hooton English Lead & Year 1/2 Teacher
Mrs Claire Palser Computing Lead & Year 2 Teacher
Mrs Lynn Wilson PHSE and Values Lead & Year 5 Teacher
Mrs Sara Thorpe Art Lead & Year 6 Teacher
Miss Bobbie Wright PE Lead & Year 6 Teacher
Miss Lauren MacGillivray Humanities Lead & Nursery/Reception Teacher
Miss Christina Bowles Year 3/4 Teacher
Mr Matt Street Science Lead & Year 4/5 Teacher
Madame Sharon Holliday Languages Teacher
Mrs Jo Stanley Year 3 Teacher

Teaching Assistants

Miss Holly Allen-Miles Teaching Assistant
Mrs Julie Bowne Teaching Assistant
Mrs Falguni Desai Teaching Assistant
Mrs Lilani Golland Teaching Assistant
Mrs Alyson Leman Teaching Assistant
Mrs Jackie Sawyer Teaching Assistant
Mrs Alison Smith Teaching Assistant
Mrs Karen Soanes Teaching Assistant
Mrs Claire Springett Teaching Assistant
Mrs Widge Stirrat Teaching Assistant
Ms Kirstie Hine Teaching Assistant
Mrs Leesa Sneddon Teaching Assistant
Mr Jack Cane Teaching Assistant
Mrs Louise Fitzmaurice Teaching Assistant
Mrs Sarah Hodsdon Teaching Assistant
Mrs Victoria Morgan Teaching Assistant
Ms Jamie Izzo Teaching Assistant
Miss Sky Graefe Learning Mentor & Family Support Worker
Mrs Natalie Lippert Teaching Assistant

Office Staff

Mrs Lucy Sullivan
Mrs Laura East
Mrs Amanda Cladingboel

Support Staff

Mr Russell Dawe Caretaker
Mrs Gail Rampton Breakfast and After-school Club & Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Sandra Collins Cleaner & Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Rita Green Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Sharon Bishop Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Vanessa Leftley Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Gillian McGarrity Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Carol Lloyd Cleaner
Mrs Elzbieta Bernacka Cleaner
Mrs Louise Long Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Linda Jefferies Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Kate Hicks Lunchtime Supervisor
Miss Katie Cork Lunchtime Supervisor
Miss Donna Randall Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs Jan Rowlinson Catering Supervisor
Mrs Vanessa Hawkins Catering Assistant
Miss Sian Chandler Catering Assistant


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.

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