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Who's Who

Welcome to Wellesley Park Primary School. On this page you will be able to find out who is who and what their responsibilities are.

Our school is part of CAT -  The Collaborative Academies Trust which is led by Chris Hilliard (CEO).

Steve McShane is the Deputy of School Improvement.


Senior Leadership Team:

Mrs Lindsay Gabriel - Executive Principal of Wellesley Park Primary School and Priors Wood Primary School.

Mrs Evans - Head of School & Safeguarding Lead

Mr Carter - Assistant Head; Head of Pedagogy & Curriculum &

KS1 & EYFS Leader 

Miss Clarke - Assistant Head & Head of Standards and Data & Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Phase Leaders:

EYFS - Mr Carter

Years 1 and 2 - Mrs Weston

Years 3 and 4 - Mrs Doidge

Years 5 and 6 - Miss Anderson


Safeguarding Team:

Claire Merritt - Lead Safeguarding 

Sian Evans - Deputy Safeguarding Officer

Tessa Clarke - Deputy Safeguarding Officer

Tracy Sumner - Early Years Safeguarding Lead

Anthony Goble (Somerset County Council) - LADO 


Teaching Staff:


Mr Carter (Gruffalo) - See above

Miss Winsor (Elmer) - NQT


Year 1 

Miss Thornicroft (Kipper) - PSHE, Core Learning Skills & Music subject leader

Mrs Pilling (Jasper) - Humanities, Rotas & Stock orders

Mrs Burton (Jasper) - Cover for Mrs Pilling's maternity leave

Mrs Weston (Jasper) - RWInc Leader; Art & DT subject leader


Year 2

Mrs Merritt (Peter Rabbit) - SENCO, EAL, Children Looked After & Safeguarding leader

Miss Billing (Mrs Tiggy Winkle) - Literacy subject leader; Forest schools and Eco schools


Year 3

Mrs Doidge (BFG) - ICT subject leader & Website

Mr Bettridge (Matilda) - Deputy Maths leader


Year 4

Mr Foster (Gryffindor) - PE subject leader

Miss Govier (Hufflepuff) - Deputy PE leader


Year 5

Mrs Sibley (Galadriel) - Pupil Premium leader and Gifted & Talented

Miss Anderson/Mrs Stephens (Thorin) - Mrs Stephens - Science leader and Pupil Voice; Miss Anderson - Science lead and MFL leader


Year 6 (Capulets and Montagues)

Miss Clarke (Bagheera) - See above 

Mrs Whittle (Akela) - Maths subject leader


Other staff with responsibilities:

Annie Matthews - Risk Assessment & Attendance of pupils

Pam Jones - Supply co-ordinator

June Anderson - Finance and Personnel

Sarah Evans - Swimming

Sally Clarke - Deputy Gifted and Talented leader




Teaching Assistants:
Pam Jones - Supply Co-ordinator - EYFS

Cathy Morrell - EYFS

Anna Wrightson - EYFS

Elaine Richings - Year 1

Sarah Carter - Year 1
Diane Jordan - Year 1/3

Sarah Evans - Swimming Organisation - Year 2

Briony Pitkin - Year 2/EYFS/Year 4

Trudy Thorn - Year 3

Kirstie Miller- Support for Year 3 and Year 2
Pauline Sampson - Year 3

Hayley Perry - all years support
Sally Clarke - Deputy Gifted and Talented - Year 5

Sarah Manners - Year 5

Kay-Gladstone-Smith - Year 6 & ELSA Lead

Sarah Higby - Year 6

Office Staff

Mrs Anderson - Finance & Personnel

Mrs Matthews - Risk Assessment & Attendance of Pupils


Midday Supervisors
Elaine Richings

Julie Cassling

Susan Jackson
Pam Opie
Yvonne Hunt
Pauline Sampson
Diane Jordan
Linda Hine
Sally McCririck
Elizabeth Gamlin
Kay Brayley
Sally Almond
Denise Poole
Sara Higby

Hannah Read

Kay Brayley
Cindy Vale

Kay Brayley