Meet The Team

 

 

 

 

Miss Clark

Headteacher

 

Miss Clark  is the headteacher here at St. James. After graduating from Edge Hill College she initially worked in Cumbria before relocating to Lancashire. Over the course of her teaching career she has taught in four schools and has taught across all key stages. She has also worked for the Local Authority as a teaching and learning consultant. She is passionate about teaching and working alongside parents, staff and governors to ensure that every child reaches their potential. Outside of school she loves reading and spending time with her family.  

 

 

 

Mrs Gardner

Ladybirds' and Butterflies' Class Teacher

 

 Mrs Gardner  teaches the youngest children in our school, Ladybirds and Butterflies.

She graduated in BA (Hons) in Primary Education with specialism in Early Years and PSHE.  Her hobbies include Cross-Fit and the great outdoors.

 

 

 

Mrs Cusick

Busy Bees' Class Teacher

 

 Mrs Cusick  teaches the children in Years 1 and 2, Busy Bees. She started teaching in 2011 after having been an NNEB. It made her want to become a teacher so that she could make a difference to children's lives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Mr Peetoom

Eager Beavers'  Class Teacher

 

 Mr. Peetoom teaches the children in Years 3 and 4, Eager Beavers.

He graduated in 2005 with a BA (Hons) in Primary Education with specialism in Mathematics. He has a passion for teaching and enjoys leading sport in our school. His hobbies include buying records, DJing and reading books about science and nature.

 

 

 

Miss Tither

Wise Owls' Class Teacher

 

 Miss Tither  teaches the children in Years 5 and 6, Wise Owls.

She graduated in BA (Hons) in Primary Education with specialisms in English and SEND.

Outside of school, she enjoys swimming, reading, theatre and travel.

 


The Team

Role

Name

Responsibilities

Headteacher Miss H Clark

DSL
Curriculum
Assessment

Religious Education
Computing
English
Ethos Group
Educational Visits Coordinator -2nd
Governor

EYFS Teacher
Ladybirds and Butterflies

Mrs J Gardner

EYFS
Languages
Mathematics
Yoga Club

Y1/2 Teacher
Busy Bees

Mrs S Cusick

SENCO
Art and Design
Design Technology
Science
School Council


Y3/4 Teacher
Eager Beavers

Mr D Peetoom

Deputy DSL
Music
PE
PSHE
Sports Clubs and Competitions
Educational Visits Coordinator- 1st
Staff Governor

Y5/6 Teacher
Wise Owls

Miss K Tither

History
Geography
Peace Proms Choir

Teaching Assistants Mrs C Glover

T.A. 3
Forest School Leader
Phonics Interventions
Talk Boost Interventions

Mrs L Wood T.A. 2 in EYFS
Miss S Jones  T.A.2 in EYFS, LKS2 and BC/ASC
Mrs S Taylor T.A. 2 in KS1
Mrs L Parkinson T.A. 3 in UKS2
Miss M Duffy HLTA-Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs M Jones

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IDL Interventions
Toe by Toe Interventions

Mrs J Showering

HLTA- Higher Level Teaching Assistant
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Welfare Assistants Mrs C Walmsley  
Mrs J Whalley-Smith Let's Get Cooking Programme
  Mrs L Parkinson  
Office Manager Mrs L Tither Deputy DSL
Rotary Club
Caretaker    
Cleaner Mrs D McDougall  
School Crossing Patrol Mr G Rees  
School Meals Service Mrs D McDougall  
Breakfast and After School Club Mrs M Jones Breakfast and After School Club Coordinator
Miss S Jones  
Mrs C Walmsley  

Get in Touch

Westhead Lathom St James' CE Primary School

School Lane, Westhead, Ormskirk,
Lancashire, L40 6HL

School Office

01695 574 078

bursar@wlsj.lancs.sch.uk

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