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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 - Chestnut Class
Miss N Mohan - Lilac Class

Miss J Ross - Cherrytree Class

Year 4 teachers

Miss L Scott - Maple Class
Miss M Hoyles - Almond Class
Mrs H Hartley - Sycamore Class

Year 5 teachers

Mr R Tootal - Pine Class
Mr E Gibson - Elm Class
Mr B Wright - Acer Class

Year 6 teachers

Mrs J Simper - Birch Class
Mr S Baines - Oak Class

Mrs H Dunford - Ash Class

Class Teachers

Mrs C Day

Mrs L Hewitt

Mrs J Naylor

Mrs K Smitheringale

Sports teachers

Mr K Elger

Mr T Ward - PE Apprentice

Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Mr L Crowson
Mrs V Lang

Mrs M Hendy

Teaching Assistants

Mrs N Colegate, Mrs M Myers, Mrs N Hogg, Mrs E Laprun, Miss T Bewick,  Mrs S Afzal,  Mrs A Tumber, Miss A Nicholls, 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 M Horsley

Mrs S Stone

Mrs Murtagh


Extended School/ Social Inclusion Manager

Miss K Franks

Dogsthorpe Den Manager

Mrs S Williams

Child-Care Staff

Miss J Hanley
Mrs K Vernall

Midday Supervisors

Miss C Lewis
Miss T Pollard
Mrs A Marks
Miss T Grant

Mrs Z Khan

Site Manager

Mr A Rayner