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Dogsthorpe Academy

Meet our Staff


Mrs J Cranke

Deputy Principal/Inclusion Lead

Mrs L Elger

Assistant Principal

Mrs J Simper

Year 3

Mrs H Hartley - Chestnut

Miss M Hoyles - Juniper

Miss N Mohan - Lilac

Year 4

Miss E Woosnam - Elm

Mr S Baines - Pine

Mrs D Jordan/Mrs Y McDonald - Sycamore

Year 5

Mr R Tootal - Ash

Mr A Reichelt - Birch

Mr S Maudsley - Larch

Miss J Ross - Oak

Year 6

Mr B Wright - Almond

Mrs H Dunford - Cherrytree

Mrs L Colam - Maple

Class Teachers

Mrs J Naylor, Mrs C Day, Mrs K Smitheringale

Sports teachers

Mr K Elgar - PE Lead

Mr J Metcalf - PE Apprentice

Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Mrs M Hendy, Mrs V Lang

Teaching Assistants

Mrs N Colegate, Mrs M Myers,Mrs N Hogg, Miss T Bewick, Mrs S Afzal, Ms A Nicholls, Mrs J Lusher

Miss L Adamska & Miss L Stone - Apprentice TAs

Forrest School Teaching Assistant

Ms K Mansfield

 EAL Support Assistant

Mrs V Golipad

Family Support Worker

Mrs K Keymer

Safeguarding and Behaviour Support Manager

Mr D Papworth

Extended School/ Social Inclusion Manager

Miss K Franks

Office Staff

Ms M Horsley, Mrs S Stone

Dogsthorpe Den Manager

Mrs S Williams

Dogsthorpe Den Child Care Staff

Miss J Hanley, Mrs K Vernall,

Midday Supervisors

Miss C Lewis, Mrs T Pollard, Miss T Stanford, Mrs H Smythe, Mrs S Ali-Khan, Mrs Z Khan, Miss M O'Brien

Catering Staff

Ms M Galietti, Ms S Roberts, Mrs K Croote, Ms B Palmer


Mr A Rayner

Cleaning Staff

Ms H Kaur, Ms J Hanley, Mrs K Boyden, Mrs K Vernall, Ms L McShane, Ms S Dean