Skelmanthorpe Academy

Skelmanthorpe Academy

Elm Street, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9DZ

01484 863306



Leadership Team

Headteacher: Mrs Sarah Senior

(Designated Safeguarding Lead, Assessment, Staff Appraisal, School Governor, First Aider, Art and Design lead, Music)

Assistant Headteacher and Year 3/4 class teacher: Miss Alison Walshe

(SENDCO, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Community Link Teacher, English reading lead, First Aider, School Governor) 


Teaching Team

Year 5 Class Teacher:  Mr Mark Wadsworth

(Middle Leader; Maths, Science and Computing Lead, ECT and Student Mentor)

Year 2/3 Class Teacher: Miss Emma Hopper

(English writing lead, RE, PSHCE and PE lead)

EYFS Class Teacher: Miss India Whitfield

(RE, PSHCE, PE, Mental health and well-being support) 

Year 1/2 Class Teacher: Ms Jennie Dunkerley 

(MFL lead)

Support Staff

Mrs Sharon Rathmell   (HLTA, Senior ETA, First Aider)

Miss Rebecca Brooks (HLTA)

Mrs Helen Smyth   (HLTA, ESA, First Aider)

Miss Melissa Scott   (Nursery Nurse, ETA, First Aider)

Mrs Julie Booth (ETA)

Mrs Candice Fisher   (ETA, First Aider)

Mrs Sharon Thorpe   (ETA, First Aider)

Mrs Laura Rowe   (ESA, First Aider)


Lunchtime Supervisors

Mrs Pam Preston   (Senior Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Sharon Dobson   (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Miss Frances Berry (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Dianne Buckley (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Admin Staff

Mrs Alison Haigh   (School Business Manager, School Admissions, EVC, Website Administrator, First Aider)

Miss Dianne Hardwick   (Business Support Officer)


Site Management

Mr Fergus Brookes   (School Caretaker)

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