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 seven 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 currently the Acting Deputy Headteacher. My favourite subject is English. I really enjoy writing imaginative stories with the children. My favourite child’s author is Julia Donaldson as I like to try and find the Gruffalo hiding somewhere in all of her other books that she’s produced. I also like the outdoors. I like to watch and play a range of sports such as football and athletics and I also like going for long walks and exploring. I have a Forest School qualification which enables me to enjoy building and making things in the woodlands with children that attend Royd.
Miss H Brook
Miss H BrookFoundation Stage 2 Co-ordinator/Teacher Class 1
My name is Miss Brook and I am the Foundation Stage Lead. I love spending time in our outdoor areas where I enjoy practicing my maths skills. I like to solve challenging problems using what I know and I also love playing lots of active maths games with our children. I spend all my free time with my two children. We do lots of exciting activities together including baking, going for walks and having picnics.
Mrs J Swales
Mrs J SwalesSpecial Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)/Teacher Rainbow Room
My name is Mrs Swales and I am a teacher and SENCO. I love working at Royd and enjoy getting to know all of the wonderful children in our school. In my spare time I like to get out and about with my husband and daughters exploring all of the wonderful things in our environment. I especially like Spring time when flowers start to bloom and I can spend more time in my garden.

Two Year Old Provision

Mrs A Jaques
Mrs A JaquesNursery Manager Two Year Old Provision
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Mrs E Crofts
Mrs E CroftsNursery Manager Two Year Old Provision
Hello my name is Mrs Crofts and I’m the manager in the 2 year provision. In my spare time I like to support my son with his passion for snooker and spending time with my daughter. I like to go walking with my crazy cocker spaniel Willow and I love to travel and go on holiday.
Mrs D Stephens
Mrs D StephensDeputy Manager Two Year Old Provision
Hello my name is Mrs Stephens and I am the Deputy Nursery Manager in the two year provision, I have over 16 years experience working with children aged 2 to 11.
I enjoy having lots of fun, spending time playing in the home corner, making dinner with the children and especially singing and dancing to Mr Tumble.
My hobbies are walking, camping, traveling and spending time with my family and friends.
Mrs C Driver
Mrs C DriverEarly Years Practitioner
My name is Mrs Driver,I work in the 2yr provision.i love my job,it’s so rewarding ,to see first hand as children grow into their own individual characters,and a privilege to play a role in children’s lives during these vital early years.In my spare time i enjoy walking my golden retriever and having as many family holidays as possible.
Miss L Ashley
Miss L AshleyEarly Years Practitioner
My name is Miss Ashley I am an Early years practitioner in the new two year provision, I have worked with children for twenty years from the age of two to fourteen. I enjoy doing crafts with the children, drawing is a passion of mine. In my personal life l enjoy spending time with my grandchildren, gardening and walking.

FOUNDATION STAGE 1

Miss G Terry
Miss G TerryTeacher Class 5
My name is Miss Terry and I am the Nursery teacher. At the weekend I love taking my dog Teddy on long walks and baking some yummy treats for my family! I also love to speak to my friends regularly and celebrate special events with them. My favourite celebration is Christmas as I love to give my family and friends presents and to spend time with them.
Mrs C Bailey
Mrs C BaileySenior Teaching Assistant Class 5
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 Class 5
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 A Traill
Miss A TraillMidday Supervisor Class 5
My name is Miss Traill and I am a midday supervisor in Nursery. During my free time, I enjoy walking and spending time with my family. I also like to follow the Sheffield Sharks Basketball Team.

Miss G Cardwell
Miss G CardwellMidday Supervisor Class 5
My name is Miss Cardwell and I am a midday supervisor in Nursery. My favourite thing to do is spend time with my son and ride his quad. I also enjoy going on walks with my friends and all our children together.

FOUNDATION STAGE 2

Miss H Brook
Miss H BrookFoundation Stage Co-ordinator/Teacher Class 1
My name is Miss Brook and I am the Foundation Stage Lead. I love spending time in our outdoor areas where I enjoy practicing my maths skills. I like to solve challenging problems using what I know and I also love playing lots of active maths games with our children. I spend all my free time with my two children. We do lots of exciting activities together including baking, going for walks and having picnics.
Miss E Brown
Miss E BrownTeacher Class 2
My name is Miss Brown and I am a class teacher in Foundation Stage 2. I really enjoy baking and making treats for my friends and family. I also have 3 dogs called Tim, Ted and Ziggy who I love. At the weekend, I enjoy taking my dogs on walks to new places such as parks and reservoirs. I also enjoy exploring new technology and working on the computer where I can learn new skills and knowledge.
Mrs R Barker
Mrs R BarkerTeacher Class 1
My name is Mrs Barker and I am a class teacher in Foundation Stage 2. I love to read and sharing stories with the children at Royd is one of my favourite things to do. When I am at home I enjoy spending time with my daughter Rosie. We love to spend time outdoors, whatever the weather! I also enjoy music. I have lots of fun learning new songs and singing and dancing with the children at school.
Miss J Darbyshire
Miss J DarbyshireCurriculum Specialist Foundation Stage/First Aider Class1 and Class 2
My name is Miss Darbyshire and I am a curriculum specialist in Foundation Stage 2. 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, going on holidays to warm places and reading. I also enjoy spending time with my two grown-up sons.
Mrs H Dobbs
Mrs H DobbsMidday Supervisor Class 1
My name is Mrs Dobbs and I am a midday supervisor in Class 1. During my free time I enjoy spending time with my family. I also enjoy reading and going to the cinema.

Mrs C Staniland
Mrs C StanilandTeaching Assistant/Midday Supervisor Class 2
My name is Mrs Staniland and I am a teaching assistant in Reception. I am also a Midday Supervisor for Class 2. In my spare time, I enjoy playing board games and reading books. I also love spending time with my family.

 Year 1 and Year 2

Miss K Bamford
Miss K BamfordTeacher Class 7
My name is Miss Bamford and I am a class teacher in Year 1 and Year 2. My favourite hobby is to keep fit by going running and I really enjoy walking my dog called Nyla. We love to explore lots of different, new places! I also love to meet up with my grandparents and hear their interesting stories about what life was like when they were younger!
Miss H Payne
Miss H PayneTeacher Class 8
My name is Miss Payne and I am a teacher in Year 1 and Year 2. I really enjoy welcoming children into my class every morning and helping them learn new skills in every subject. In my spare time, I like to be walking or jogging in the outdoors, riding my Mum’s horses and skiing in the winter. I also enjoy watching live music and I love the excitement I feel when I listen to an amazing singer!

Miss S Rawding
Miss S RawdingTeacher Class 9
My name is Miss Rawding and I am a Year 1 and Year 2 teacher. I love spending time with my friends, family and my two cats Teddy and Cookie. I also enjoy going on long walks, visiting different places and trying new food. I love reading stories to the children at school and I also enjoy being creative, designing and making new things.
Miss L Ellis
Miss L EllisTeaching Assistant Class 7
My name is Miss Ellis and I am a teaching assistant in Year 1 and Year 2. During my spare time, I love to walk my dogs and spend time with my family. I also enjoy reading too.
Miss K Sheppard
Miss K SheppardTeaching Assistant Class 8
My name is Miss Sheppard and I am a teaching assistant in Year 1 and Year 2. My favourite subject is English because I enjoy reading fiction books and I love reading to the children. I also enjoy singing and dancing and going to the cinema to watch films.
Mrs D Heathcote
Mrs D HeathcoteTeaching Assistant Class 9
My name is Mrs Heathcote and I am a teaching assistant in Year 1 and Year 2. During my free time I enjoy being creative doing drawing and painting. I also like to go on long walks with my short sausage dog.

Miss L Jowitt
Miss L JowittTeaching Assistant/Midday Supervisor Class 7
My name is Miss Jowitt and I deliver interventions for the children throughout the school. I love working with children and helping them grow in confidence. In my spare time I enjoy playing with my children and going on lots of exciting trips and adventures.
Mrs L Lawton
Mrs L LawtonClerical Assistant/Midday Supervisor Class 8
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.
Mrs J Moss
Mrs J MossMidday Supervisor Class 9
My name is Mrs Moss and I am a midday supervisor. My main love is travelling and going on lots of days out exploring new places with my husband and son. I love to garden, cook, be creative and I’m a huge Disney fan!

Rainbow Room

Mrs J Swales
Mrs J SwalesSpecial Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)/Teacher Rainbow Room
My name is Mrs Swales and I am a teacher and SENCO. I love working at Royd and enjoy getting to know all of the wonderful children in our school. In my spare time I like to get out and about with my husband and daughters exploring all of the wonderful things in our environment. I especially like Spring time when flowers start to bloom and I can spend more time in my garden.
Mrs L Fieldsend
Mrs L Fieldsend Teaching Assistant Rainbow Room
My name is Mrs Fieldsend and 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 LevittMidday Supervisor/Teaching Assistant Rainbow Room
My name is Miss Levitt and I am a teaching assistant in the Rainbow Room. I am also a lunchtime supervisor. I have two fantastic sons who are avid football fans and also love to play video games. I enjoy reading, walking and having fun with my family.

 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 Class 6
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 and I am the caretaker. In my free time I enjoy dog walking, cycling and love doing DIY. I also have two young grandchildren who I adore and love to spend lots of time with.

Mrs L Crossland
Mrs L CrosslandDisplay
My name is Mrs Crossland.I have worked at Royd for over 15 years creating displays around school. I am really creative and love art, as well as, listening to music and going to festivals.
Mrs L Bembrick
Mrs L BembrickCleaner
My name is Mrs Bembrick and I am a cleaner. During my spare time, I enjoy reading and taking my dogs for long walks. I also love to spend time with my family.
Mrs J Hague
Mrs J HagueCleaner
My name is Mrs Hague and I am a cleaner. I love my job. In my spare time, I like to go walking and go to lots of places on holiday. I also love to spend lots of time with my grandchildren.

KITCHEN

Mrs L Priest
Mrs L PriestSchool Meals Cook
My name is Mrs Priest and I am the school cook. I love spending time with my family and friends.
Mrs S Gill
Mrs S GillKitchen Assistant
My name is Mrs Gill and I work in the school kitchen. I love spending time with my family, walking my dog and watching my beloved ‘Sheffield Wednesday’
Mrs S Spensley
Mrs S SpensleyKitchen Assistant
My name is Mrs Spensley and I work in the school kitchen. I love family time and taking my boys to play football. In my spare time I enjoy watching films and going out walking with our dog.