Groombridge St. Thomas CE Primary School

No time has been taken off by staff who are union officials 2020-21

Staffing Structure From September 2020

Senior Management Team

Ms Angela Nicholls

Mrs Helen Denton

Mrs Julie Paice

Headteacher – Lead DSL

Deputy Headteacher – DDSL

SENCO (0.4) – DDSL


Mrs Sam Berkery

Miss Emma Wignall

Mrs Helen Denton

Miss Julia Hutton

Mrs Charlotte Singleton

Miss Jill Sandercott

Mrs Jennette Taylor

Mrs Nicky Bennett

Mrs Alison Youlton

Mrs Maddie Lilley

Mrs Sarah Cook

Mrs Alison Youlton

Ms Esther Collacott

Reception Class and PTA Staff Rep

Year 1

Year 2 (0.8 – 0.2 Deputy Head PPA)

Year 2 (0.2)

Year 3 (0.8)

Year 3 (0.2)

Year 4

Year 5 (0.6)

Year 5 (0.2)

Year 5 (0.3)

Year 6 - DDSL

Music teacher (0.2) all classes

French Teacher (0.1 Years 3-6)

Subject/Area Co-ordinators

Safeguarding DSL's

Health and Safety











Collective Worship/SMSC

School Council/STACC


Equal Opportunities


Online Safety

Admissions Reception Class

Tenner Project

Remote Learning

Teaching and Learning/Behaviour

Curriculum Framework

Assessment, Marking and Reporting

Miss Nicholls, Mrs Denton, Mrs Paice and Mrs Cook

Miss Nicholls and Mrs Denton

Mrs Paice Miss Nicholls

Miss Wignall and Mrs Cook

Mrs Denton and Mrs Taylor

Mrs Bennett and Miss Wignall

Mrs Taylor and Mrs Bennett

Mrs Berkery, Mrs Cook and Mrs Denton

Geography and History - Mrs Taylor, Mrs Lilley and Mrs Singleton

Miss Wignall , Mrs Bennett and Mrs Lilley

Mrs Youlton and Mrs Bennett

Mrs Singleton and Mrs Berkery

Miss Nicholls, Mrs Youlton and Mrs Taylor

Miss Nicholls and Mrs Paice

Mrs Singleton and Mrs Cook

Mrs Paice and Miss Nicholls

Mrs Berkery, Mrs Denton and Miss Wignall

Miss Nicholls and Mrs Denton

Mrs Berkery, Mrs Pett and Miss Nicholls

Mrs Singleton

Miss Nicholls, Mrs Bennett, Mrs Cook and Mrs Berkery

Miss Nicholls, Mrs Denton and Mrs Paice

Miss Nicholls and Mrs Denton

Miss Nicholls, Mrs Denton and Mrs Paice

Teaching Assistants

Mrs Joanne Cantwell

Mrs Kate Wilkes

Mrs Roslyn Thomas

Mrs Juliette Martin

Ms Jo Young

Miss Cheryl Harmer

Mrs Angela Adams

Mrs Susan Stephenson

TA3 Reception Class (0.6) / /MDSA Paediatric First Aider

TA2 Reception Class (0.4)/MDSA /Paediatric First Aider

TA3 Year 1 /MDSA / First Aider

TA3 Year 2 (0.8) /MDSA / First Aider

TA3 Year 3 /MDSA / First Aider

TA3 Year 4 /MDSA /Paediatric First Aider

TA3 Year 5 / MDSA /First Aider

TA3 Year 6 / MDSA / First Aider

Support Staff

Mrs Sarah Moran

Mrs Jo Brookbank

Mrs Carole-Anne Pett

Dazzle and Shine

Mrs Sam Catlin

Mrs Sarah Greed


Mr Sam Scales


Bursar (0.4)

Secretary (0.8)

Office/Premises Manager (0.8)

School Cleaners

Lunchtime Cleaner

Clerk to Governors

School Cooks – LEA Contract

ICT Consultant

Whole school - one lesson a week, two lessons in EYFS