Contact Duncombe Staff

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All staff may be contacted via email ( and via the school office.


Mr Jeremy PhelanHeadmaster

Leadership Team

Mr Jeremy Phelan Headmaster
Miss Nicola SandsDeputy Head
Miss Katie CopemanEarly Years Foundation Leader
Mrs Sue HowesJoint Head of Phase for Lower School, Head of Learning Support (SENCo)
Mrs Jane Turner Joint Head of Phase for Lower School
Mrs Donna SaundersMarketing Manger
Mrs Lucy EvansRegistrar
Mr Tom Le TissierDeputy Head Academic
Mr Ian ThomasBusiness Manager

Business Team

Mr Jeremy PhelanHeadmaster
Mrs Lucy EvansRegistrar
Ms Karen MorrellBursar
Mrs Donna SaundersMarketing Manager (Maternity Leave)
Mrs Autumn Pritchard-BarrettMarketing Manager (Maternity Cover)
Mr Ian ThomasBusiness Manager
Mrs Emma WebbHead's PA

Teaching Staff


Miss Jackie Angus2ABA (Hons) Applied Education
Miss Lucy Ashcroft1A, REBEd (Hons)
Mrs Laura BaxterKG Leader and Deputy EYFS Co-ordinatorBA (Hons)
Ms Lydia Cartwright 3CBA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Katie CopemanNursery Maple, Early Years Foundation LeaderBA (Hons), PGCE
Ms Katherine EversonLearning SuportBSc (Hons) PGCE
Mrs Verity Ferguson 3FHBA (Hons), PGCE
Miss Heidi FlowersNursery BirchBEd (Hons)
Mr Sean Foley Maths Teacher, ICT & Art Team Leader BEd
Miss Tara Gaffney2GBA (Hons) PGCE
Mrs Lucy Galaska4GBA (Hons) Primary Education
Mr Miguel Haro TorresSpanish Teacher
Mrs Juliette Hodson3FHBA (Hons) PGCE
Mrs Sue HowesHead of Learning Support (SENCo) BEd (Hons), Specialist Teacher in Dyslexia and Literacy (PG Cert)
Mrs Helen LeeForest SchoolBA(Hons)PGCE
Mr Tom Le Tissier6LT, Deputy Head AcademicBA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Judith MarrionHead of Science BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Apollonia Micele- Jones4MJ, Head of EnglishBA (Hons), PGCE
Miss Caiti Ord Reception OakBA (Hons), HLTA 4
Miss Nicola Sands6S, Deputy HeadBA(Hons), MA (Ed)
Mrs Jo SuttonHead of MusicBMus(Hons), PGCE
Mrs Adrienne Takawira 5T, Head of MathsBA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Julie Thomas6T, FrenchBA (Hons) PGCE
Mrs Jane Turner1T, Peripatetic Music CoordinatorCert Ed
Mrs Sam Vinall Nursery TeacherBA (Hons), PGCE
Miss Louise WatsonReception Apple BA (Hons), PGCE

Nursery Nurses/Teaching Assistants

Miss Nicola Brown NurseryNNEB
Miss Tina Burton3BNVQ Level 3
Miss Fay CatlinEKGCACHE Level 3
Mrs Gill CoughlanUpper School SupportNNEB
Mrs Rosemary Frost1DNVQ Level 3
Mrs Geraldine Griffiths2G
Mrs Shannan HallNursery
Miss Rachelle HillsUpper School SupportDCE Level 3
Mrs Stella Hills 3CF, Breakfast Club SupervisorNVQ Level 3
Mrs J HumphryNurseryCACHE Level 3
Mrs M Hurley NurseryCACHE Level 2
Mrs Jackie Jackson1T, Upper School Support
Miss Lucy KavanaghNurseryCACHE Level 3
Mrs Judith Kendrick KGNNEB
Miss Rebecca LewisNurseryBA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies
Mrs Juliet Mack Nursery, Breakfast Club
Miss Elaine Norton Upper School SupportCACHE Level 3
Mrs Hilary Pannett2LADPP, STA Specialist Teaching Assistant Cert
Mrs Donna PotterKGNNEB Level 3
Ms Ellen Rea Upper School Support
Miss Amy SawyerEarly KindergartenCACHE Level 3
Mrs Laura Sheriff 2JABA (Hons), CACHE Level 2
Mrs Katrina Sopher Lower/Upper School Individual Needs SupportSpecialist Teaching Assistant Cert
Mrs Nikki TimbrellEarly Kindergarten LeaderNNEB
Miss Rebecca TheobaldReception AppleCACHE Level 3
Mrs Elaine Watson 1T
Mrs Angela WoodwardKG

PE Department

Miss Hayley Varney5V, Head of PE and GamesBA (Hons)
Mr James SopherPE Teacher and Boys Games Organiser
Mr Danny GranvilleGames Teacher
Mr James StoreyGames Teacher
Mrs Sarah PriceGames Teacher
Mr Jack PriceGames Assistant

Peripatetic Staff

Mr Dave Boddy Self Defence Club Leader
Mrs Sue Coley Drama BA (Hons), DipEd
Mrs Jo Davis PianoBA (Hons), ALCM
Mr Jeremy HarrisonGuitarLLCM (TD)
Mr Gareth Grover DrumBA (Hons)
Mrs Philippa McMeechanDanceAISTD, AIDTA
Miss Jane McNeillFlute
Mr Kyle ParkeDrum
Mrs Vanessa ParkerClarinet
Mrs Caroline PattersonVoice
Mr Craig Patterson Brass
Mrs Emma RobinsonPiano, violin
Mrs Felicity SandellBallet Pianist
Mrs Claire StathamCheerleading
Mr Rob WillmothChess Club Leader

Administrative Staff

Mr Ian ThomasBusiness Manager
Ms Karen MorrellBursar
Mrs Donna Saunders Marketing Manager BS (Hons), DipIPM
Mrs Autumn Pritchard-Barrett
Mrs Lucy EvansRegistrarCertAMDIS
Mrs Emma WebbHead's PA
Mrs Lynne SawyerSchool Secretary
Mrs Rebecca SelwoodSchool Administrator

Playground and Welfare Assistants

Mrs Jan Clemmett
Mrs Sam Round

Wrap Around Care Staff

Mrs Sarah PriceWrap Around Care Leader
Miss Emily BlackmanWrap Around Care Assistant
Miss Lucie BlackmanWrap Around Care Assistant
Mrs Lee-Anne Brand Wrap Around Care Assistant
Miss Fay CatlinWrap Around Care AssistantCACHE Level 3
Mr Rees ClarkeWrap Around Care Assistant
Mrs Stella HillsWrap Around Care AssistantNVQ Level 3
Mrs Paula FletcherWrap Around Care Assistant
Mrs Juliet MackWrap Around Care Assistant
Mrs Karen MillarWrap Around Care Assistant
Mr Jack PriceWrap Around Care Assistant
Mrs Sam Round Wrap Around Care Assistant
Miss Katie Price Wrap Around Care Assistant
Miss Tina SchaperWrap Around Care Assistant
Mrs Susan TaylorWrap Around Care Assistant
Mrs Tina TramontanoWrap Around Care Assistant
Mrs Allison Wright Wrap Around Care Assistant

Holiday Club Staff

Miss Emily Blackman Wrap Around Care Assistant
Miss Emily Clarke Wrap Around Care Assistant
Miss Katie Price

Site Staff

Wrap Around Care Assistant
Mr Gary BedingfieldSite Manager
Mr Stephen BeesonAssistant Site Manager

Catering (Thomas Franks Ltd)

Mrs Jane ReevesCatering Manager City & Guilds Level 2
Mrs Catherine WatsonChef ManagerBA (Hons), Dip Ind Sci
Mrs Sarah BrownCatering StaffNVQ Level 2
Mrs Sam RoundCatering Staff
Mrs Helen TowndrowCatering Staff
Mrs Teresa LingwoodCatering Staff
Mrs Lee WoodCatering staff

Cleaning (Premier Support Services

Mrs Selina BarehamCleaning Staff
Ms Nina BoydCleaning Staff
Ms Hayley CrockfordCleaning Staff
Miss Jade Crockford Cleaning Staff
Miss Zoe RichesCleaning Staff
Miss Alison Summers Cleaning Staff
Mrs Lesley TaylorCleaning Staff