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Beckford Primary School

"Together, we achieve."

Who's Who


Beckford has a dedicated and experienced staff who are committed to ensuring the children receive the best possible education. The staffing structure of the school is designed to ensure excellent leadership and management as well as the highest quality teaching and learning.


Jenny Armson,  Gerri O’Brien, Djamila Boubatra, Jackie O'Keefe, 

Reception  Avon

Pandora Donegan, Bernie Quirke, Michelle Headley

Reception  Lily

Sue Canning, Maxine Lee

Year 1   Tyne

Michelle Loo, Lisa Gafa

Year 1 Severn

Michelle Housley, Joan Lyster

Year 2 Clyde

Aran Huseyin, Alan Hyde

Year 2  Shannon

Neil Thompson,  Anita Baker

Year 3  Thames

Sally Bradley

Year 3 Trent

Anna Middleton

Year 3  Mersey

Nazmin Nessa

Year 4  Seine

Lysander Code, Vera Shabani

Year 4 Rhine

Debbie O'Brien, Kelly Caffrey, Melissa Ling

Year 4 Danube

 Frank Seago, Tania Parsons

Year 5 Ganges

Louise Kwa, Pauline Bell

Year 5 Mississippi

Aaron Roberts, Micaela Shafer, Kim Burns

Year 5 Yangtze

Claire Dinata, Micaela Shafer

Year 6 Congo

Matthew Tranter

Year 6  Nile

Flo Harris

Year 6 Amazon

Hannah Bones

IT Support

James Beynon


Shaun Purcell

Music teachers Clea Thomasset (Recorder), Simon de Silva and Edward Ashby (trumpet and trombone), Ilaria Caponi (Voice and choir)

Senior Leadership team

Sam Drake (Headteacher)Jim Roebuck (Deputy Headteacher and EYFS lead), Sally Bradley (Assistant Head, Curriculum), Anna Middleton (Assistant Head, Yr 3 and 4 lead), Karen Filiz (Assistant Head, SENDco) Michelle Loo (Assistant Head, Yr 1 and 2 lead), Hannah Bones ( Yr 5 and 6 lead), Paul Dougan (School Business Manager)

School Business and Site team 

Paul Dougan(School Business Manager), Furtuna Hatipi (School Administrative Officer), John Taylor (Senior Site Officer), Amanda Martin (School Home Liaison Officer), Jackie O’Keefe (Assistant Site Officer), James Beynon (IT Technician)