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Dogsthorpe Academy

Meet our Staff


Mrs J Cranke

Deputy Principal/Inclusion Lead

Mrs L Hawkey

Assistant Principal and Year 5 & 6 Phase Leader


Mrs J Simper

Year 3 & 4 Phase Leader

Mrs D Jordan

Year 3 teachers

Mrs D Jordan
Mrs L Scott
Miss J Ross

Year 4 teachers

Mrs H Hartley
Mrs J Naylor/Mrs L Hewitt
Mrs M Wood

Year 5 teachers

Mr R Tootal
Mr B Wright
Miss E Gibson

Year 6 teachers

Mrs J Simper
Mrs H Dunford
Mr S Baines

Sports teacher

Mr K Elger

Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Mr L Crowson
Mrs K Brodie
Mrs V Lang

Mrs M Hendy

Teaching Assistants

 Mrs N Colegate, Mrs M Myers, Mrs N Hogg, Mrs E Laprun, Miss T Bewick, Mrs G Clifton, Mrs S Afzal,  Mrs A Tumber, Mrs A Watson, Mrs J Lusher

EAL Support Assistant

Mrs V Golipad


Family Support Worker


Mrs K Keymer

Safeguarding and Behaviour Support Manager
Mr D Papworth

Office Staff

Mrs L Smith

Mrs M Horsley

Mrs S Stone


Extended School/ Social Inclusion Manager

Miss K Franks

Dogsthorpe Den Manager

Miss S Nutt

Child-Care Staff

Miss J Hanley
Mrs K Vernall

Midday Supervisors

Mrs A Serkowska
Miss T Pollard
Mrs A Marks
Mrs P Horsfall
Mrs Z Khan

Site Manager

Mr A Rayner