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Meet the Staff

Senior Leadership Team


Mr Gallimore is the Executive Headteacher who works across St James' CofE Infant and Nursery School and St James' CofE Junior School.

Mr Walls is Head of School for the Juniors and Miss Pancisi is the Head of School for the Infants.

Mrs Fern is the Assistant Headteacher of the Junior School

Mrs Ali is the Early Years Leader of the Infant School


Teaching Staff

Early Years Foundation Stage

Teachers: Mrs Ali, Mrs Radford

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Chatha, Mrs Begum, Mrs Bibi, Mrs Akhtar, Mrs Anderson, Mrs Khan


Year 1

Teacher: Miss Afzal 

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Ryan


Year 2

Teachers: Miss Pancisi,

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Hall, Mrs Parkes, Mrs Akhtar

Year 3

Teachers: Miss Shanker, Miss Bordoli, Mrs Asghar (Learning Zone)

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Bola, Mr Fearn


Year 3/4

Teachers: Mrs Fern, Mrs Mushtaq

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Alam


Year 4

Teachers: Mr Ferrier, Miss Calpin

Teaching Assistants: Miss Cartwright, Mrs Wilcoxson


Year 5

Teachers: Miss Bains, Mrs Herbert, Mrs Lloyla, Mrs Qadri

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Akhtar, Mrs Daniels, Mrs Faulkner


Year 6
Teachers: Mrs Dudman, Mrs Boyer, Miss Wilkins, Mrs Haines

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Macintyre, Mrs Watson


PE and Sport

Mr Moon - Teacher

Mr Ali - Sports Apprentice


Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Mrs Haines (Juniors)

Miss Pancisi (Infants)


Learning Mentor

Mrs McCall (Juniors)



Miss Majid, Mrs Ilston and Miss Horsley - Administrators (Juniors)

Miss Mahmood - Administrator (Infants)

Mrs Slater - Joint School Business Manager


Lunchtime Assistants

Mrs Ford, Mrs Ajmal, Mrs Zaheer, Mrs Begum, Mrs Naeem


Site Manager

Miss Tapp