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Meet our staff

Grampian Primary Academy has a lively team of enthusiastic and high-quality teaching and support staff, supported by an able and committed local governing body and the team at Anthem Schools Trust. Click on the buttons to see who's who at our school.

For information about our Safeguarding Team, please see the Safeguarding section of this website.

Leadership Team

Headteacher Melanie Murfin
Deputy Headteacher
Curriculum and KS1 Lead)
Laura Hanser
Assistant Headteacher
EYFS and Phonics Lead)
Jade Brooks
Assistant Headteacher
KS2 and Professional
Development Lead)
Paul Carpenter
SENDCo (Deputy DSL) Caroline Spooner
School Business Manager Mandy Webber


Designated Safeguarding Lead Melanie Murfin
  Laura Hanser
Safeguarding Officer Debbie Stevens

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Teachers: Jade Brooks
  Erin Favell
  Laura Clarke
  Amelia Sheffield
Support Staff: Magdalena Witek
  Kimberly Ward
  Stephanie Smith
  Kerry Millington

Key Stage 1 Teaching Team

Teachers: Bethany Gerver
  Sophie Stramkowski
  Heather Wilson

Support staff:

Jacqueline Schofield


Key Stage 2 Teaching Team

Teachers: Paul Carpenter
  Raphael Charles
  Emma Barker
  Holly Jones
  Cameron Higgins
  Gemma Keresztury
Support staff: Louise Honey
  Narinder Guram
  Madeline Taylor

Specialist Teachers

Specialist Music  Patricia Parkin
Academic Mentor Andrew Hartshorn
Assistant Sports Coach Harry Clamp

Admin Team

Operations Manager Helen Chamberlain
Office Administrator and Receptionist Nicola Chillman

Kitchen and Midday Team

Kitchen staff Nicola Mansfield
  Charmaine Arnold
  Angela Fletcher
  Heather Greenhough
  Stephen Beardsall
Midday supervisors Kerry Watkins
  Shanara Ali
  Faiza Begum
  Heather Greenhough
  Michelle Broughton