Meet The Staff

All staff at Pilgrim Academy aim to provide a happy and safe environment for your child. We strive to engage your child's eagerness to learn in order to achieve their full potential. At various points during the school year, we will invite you into the Academy to discuss your child's progress and to take part in various workshops connected to the curriculum. Please feel free to contact the Academy at any time if you wish to speak to your child's teacher or any other member of staff.

Executive Head Mr Andrew Clark
Assistant Principal Mrs Carolyn France
Assistant Principal Miss Kayleigh Plumtree
Assistant Principal Miss Julia Somerscales

Teachers and Teaching Assistants:

Year Class Teachers Teaching Assistants
FS1 Earth/Sun/Moon Mrs Louise Stamford Miss Chloe Barrass
FS2 ErisCeres Miss Leanne Kapka
Miss Julia Somerscales
Mrs Michelle Evison
Mrs Emma King
Mrs Kat Copley
1 Lyra Mrs Kirsten Wright Mrs Lianne Senior
1/2 Indus Miss Charlotte Jennings Mrs Claire Farrell
2 Cygnus Miss Jade Grayson Miss Charmaine Badics
3 Taurus Miss Kayleigh Plumtree
Mrs Annaleise Backrath
Mrs Donna Dale
3/4 Scorpius Miss Molly Turner Miss Nicola Smith
4 Phoenix Mrs Sarah Brown
Miss Gemma Evans
Mrs Christina Brown
5 Columba Mr Jordan Gibbon Mrs Lisa Burniston
5/6 Tucana Mrs Rachel Backhouse
Mrs Jo Ireson
Mrs Annette Blease
6 Orion Mr Steve Lond Miss Lauren Turrell
KS2 SEND - Mrs Carolyn France
Miss Gemma Evans
Mrs Lisa Davis Williams
French - Mrs Carolyn France
PE - Mrs Holly Thompson

Additional Responsibilities:

English co-ordinator (Key Stage 1 & 2) Miss Kayleigh Plumtree
Maths co-ordinator (Key Stage 1 & 2) Mr Stephen Lond
Designated Safeguarding Officers "Miss Kayleigh Plumtree
Mrs Carolyn France
SEND co-ordinator Mrs Carolyn France
Early Years Lead Mrs Julia Somerscales
Key Stage 1 Lead Mrs Julia Somerscales
Key Stage 2 Lead Miss Kayleigh Plumtree
Attendance Officer Mrs Carolyn France
NQT / School Direct Co-ordinator Mr Stephen Lond

Administration Team:

Senior Administrator Ms M Swan
Academy Assistant Mrs B Cook
Academy Assistant Miss N Stanley


Senior Custodian Mr M Pettiford
Custodian Mrs C Willis


Cleaner Mrs L Crampton
Cleaner Mrs T Holt
Cleaner Miss J Kyeremeh
Cleaner Mrs C Petherbridge

Midday Supervisory Assistants:

Mrs A Burnett
Mrs T Holt
Mrs S Morrissey
Mrs B Ninova
Mrs D Ridge (Senior)
Mrs S Thornalley

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Pilgrim Academy Principal

Andrew Clark BA.

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David J Hampson