LEADERSHIP TEAM

Miss L Jones
Miss L JonesExecutive Head, Deputy Child Protection Liaison Teacher (CPLT)
My name is Louise Jones and I have been Headteacher at Royd since February 2013. I became Executive Headteacher of both Royd and Deepcar St John’s Junior School in September 2018. I started working at Royd in 1997 as a Newly Qualified Teacher. I thoroughly enjoy my job and serving the community of Deepcar and ensuring pupils have a better education.
I have a five year old son who I enjoy spending my spare time with.
Mr S Sly
Mr S SlyActing Deputy Head, Head Child Protection Liaison Teacher (CPLT)
My name is Mr Sly and I am a currently the Acting Deputy Head. My favourite subject is English because I like to write imaginative stories. I really like watching and playing a range of sports such as football and athletics.
Mrs R Barker
Mrs R BarkerFoundation Stage 2 co-ordinator (Maternity Cover) Nursery Teacher Class 5
My name is Mrs Barker and I am the Nursery teacher. I love to read books at home and stories to the Nursery children. I like being outdoors and going to watch football at the weekend.
Miss H Brook
Miss H BrookFoundation Stage 2 Co-ordinator, Teacher Class 1 (On maternity leave)
My name is Miss Brook and I work in Foundation Stage Two. My favourite area in reception is the outdoors, where I especially like to play in the mud kitchen where I can get really messy. I have a one year old girl who I love spending all my free time with.

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)

Mrs J Swales
Mrs J SwalesTeacher, Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)
Hi my name is Mrs Swales and I am Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO). I am also a teacher in the Rainbow Room. My favourite thing about working at Royd is getting to know all the wonderful children in our school. I enjoy spending time with my family and going on bike rides in the countryside.
Mrs L Fieldsend
Mrs L Fieldsend Teaching Assistant
My name is Mrs Fieldsend. I am a teaching assistant in the Rainbow Room.I love to read and enjoy all sorts of books especially adventure stories.I have two sons who are sports mad and we have lots of fun as a family.I also have a little dog called Penny who loves to go on long walks and is very spoilt!
Miss S Levitt
Miss S LevittTeaching Assistant / Midday Supervisor
My name is Miss Levitt, I am a lunchtime supervisor and teaching assistant in the Rainbow Room. I have 2 fantastic boys who are avid football fans and love playing video games. I enjoy reading, walking and having fun with my family.
Miss A Traill
Miss A TraillMidday Supervisor
I am Miss Traill and I like walking, spending time with my cheeky 8 year old and like to follow Sheffield Sharks Basketball Team.
Mrs C Driver
Mrs C DriverMidday Supervisor
Hi my name is Mrs Driver, I love walking with my dog and going on holidays.

FOUNDATION STAGE 1

Mrs R Barker
Mrs R BarkerNursery Teacher Class 5
My name is Mrs Barker and I am the Nursery teacher. I love to read books at home and stories to the Nursery children. I like being outdoors and going to watch football at the weekend.
Mrs C Bailey
Mrs C BaileySenior Teaching Assistant
My name is Mrs Bailey, and I am a senior teaching assistant in Nursery.
My favourite subject is music, and I have played in brass bands for 29 years. I also love to go running and cycling.
Miss R Hosford
Miss R HosfordSenior Teaching Assistant
My name is Miss Hosford and I am one of the Senior Teaching Assistants in Nursery. I like playing outside and making dens with the children. At the weekend I enjoy going for long walks.
Miss S Flint
Miss S FlintMidday Supervisor
Hi my name is Miss Flint, I love spending time with my 2 children, I love any adventures outdoors, I also enjoy horse riding and swimming

FOUNDATION STAGE 2

Miss H Brook
Miss H BrookTeacher Class 1 / Foundation Stage Co-ordinator (on maternity leave)
My name is Miss Brook and I work in Foundation Stage Two. My favourite area in reception is the outdoors, where I especially like to play in the mud kitchen where I can get really messy. I have a one year old girl who I love spending all my free time with.
Miss E Brown
Miss E BrownTeacher Class 2
My name is Miss Brown and I am a Foundation Stage teacher in class 2. My favourite subject is English because I love reading and writing imaginative stories. At the weekend I like to go to park and walk my three dogs and practise baking yummy cakes and treats.
Miss J Darbyshire
Miss J DarbyshireCurriculum Specialist Foundation Stage, First Aider
I am a Curriculum Specialist in Foundation Stage. I have worked in early years for over 20 years and especially enjoy reading with the children. In my spare time I love walking in the local area, holidays away (somewhere warm) and reading. I also enjoy spending time with my family as I have two grown up sons.
Miss N Blackburn
Miss N BlackburnTeacher Class 1
Hello my name is Miss Blackburn and I am an FS2 teacher.
Miss S Levitt
Miss S LevittTeaching Assistant / Midday Supervisor
My name is Miss Levitt, I am a lunchtime supervisor and teaching assistant in the Rainbow Room. I have 2 fantastic boys who are avid football fans and love playing video games. I enjoy reading, walking and having fun with my family.
Mrs L Lawton
Mrs L LawtonClerical Assistant / Midday Supervisor
I work in the office and I love my job, every day is different. I really enjoy taking photos for the website especially when the children have be awarded reader, writer and mathematician of the week. They are so proud and this shows in their faces. At home, I have four cats and enjoy looking after them. I love BIG cats and my favourite is the tiger.

 Year 2

MIss K Bamford
MIss K BamfordTeacher Class 7
Hello, my name is Miss Bamford and I’m the teacher in class 7. My hobbies are playing and watching football and I also like to keep fit by going to the gym and walking my dog called Nyla.
Miss S James
Miss S JamesTeacher Class 8
Hi, my name is Miss James and I am Year 2 Teacher. I enjoy PE lessons and learning lots of new skills that help me to play sports. When I am at home I like to watch Disney movies and bake cakes!
Mrs D Heathcote
Mrs D HeathcoteTeaching Assistant Class 7
I am Mrs Heathcote and I am the classroom assistant in Class 7, I like drawing, painting and like to go on long walks with my short sausage dog.
Mrs J Francis
Mrs J FrancisTeaching Assistant / Midday Supervisor
I have worked at Royd for 25 years in the role of lunchtime supervisor and also work as a TA. My favourite pastime is keeping fit, reading and swimming.
Mr J Whitaker
Mr J WhitakerTeaching Assistant Class 8
My name is Mr J Whitaker, I am the teaching assistant in Class 8. I look after my 7 year old son who now goes to St John’s. In my spare time I like cycling, walking, reading and drinking coffee
Miss S Llardi
Miss S LlardiMidday Supervisor
My name is Miss S Llardi, I love spending time with my 3 boys, I love reading, and animals, especially birds of prey.

 Year 1

Miss L Watts
Miss L WattsY1 Teacher Class 6
My name is Miss Watts and I am a Year 1 Teacher. My favourite subject is Art because I love to paint in my free time. I really enjoy going on holiday and discovering new places and their cultures. On a weekend I like to go to the cinema and visit Stately Homes.
Miss A Hoskins
Miss A HoskinsY1 Teacher Class 9
Hi, my name is Miss Hoskins and I am a Year 1 Teacher. I love sharing stories with the class and reading lots of different books. In my spare time I enjoy heading out to the cinema or baking lots of delicious treats.
Ms L Jowitt
Ms L JowittTeaching Assistant Class 6
My name is Miss Jowitt and I work in Year 1, I love reading and writing especially fairy tales and magical adventures. I have a little boy who I enjoy spending special time with playing and making memories
Miss Ellis
Miss EllisTeaching Assistant Class 8
My name is Miss Ellis, I enjoy taking my dogs for long walks at the weekend, I love spending time with my family. I like to read when I can and love to go swimming.
Mrs C Thompson
Mrs C ThompsonMidday Supervisor
My name is Mrs Thompson, in my spare time I like to do various crafts including needle felting, sewing and cross stitch. I have tried lots of other crafts and always enjoy trying something new.

 Office Staff

Mrs P Stuart
Mrs P StuartAdmin Clerk
My name is Mrs Stuart and I am the School Clerk. I work with Mrs Lawton in the school office and we have a great time seeing all the children and catching up with what they have been doing. I love to walk my two greyhounds Andy and Jess.
Mrs L Lawton
Mrs L LawtonClerical Assistant / MIdday Supervisor
I work in the office and I love my job, every day is different. I really enjoy taking photos for the website especially when the children have be awarded reader, writer and mathematician of the week. They are so proud and this shows in their faces. At home, I have four cats and enjoy looking after them. I love BIG cats and my favourite is the tiger.

MAINTENANCE

Mr M Horton
Mr M HortonCaretaker
My name is Mr Horton, I like dog walking, cycling and love to do DIY. I also have a young grandchild who I adore, and I love to spend lots of time with him.
Mrs L Crossland
Mrs L CrosslandDisplay
I have worked at Royd for 15 years doing displays around school. I love art and creating things, I love music and going to festivals
Mrs L Bembrick
Mrs L BembrickCleaner
Hi my name is Mrs Bembrick, I enjoy reading, taking my dog for long walks and love spending time with my family
Mrs J Hague
Mrs J HagueCleaner
My name is Mrs Hague and I love my job. I like to go walking and love to go to different places for my holidays. I also love spending lots of time with my grandchildren.

KITCHEN

Mrs L PriestSchool Meals Cook
Mrs S GillKitchen Assistant
Mrs L Gudbergsdottir Kitchen Assistant