Thornton Primary School

Thornton Primary School

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Mrs Young is Hazel Class, Pre-School/Reception, Class Teacher. One of her main aims is to ensure all children's smooth transition from Pre-School and Nurseries into our Reception Class. Mrs Young also has responsibility for Phonics, French and Design Technology across school.



Mrs White is the Class Teacher in Maple Class, Year 1/2. She also leads Art across school. She is very passionate about developing learning environments that engage children and build on their learning experiences from EYFS when they join Year 1, ensuring that the transition into Key Stage 1 is seamless. 



Mrs Brocklehurst teaches in Rowan Class, Year 2/3, each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The rest of the week, she teaches Forest School to all classes and leads Science across school.



Miss Fryer joined our school in September 2021 as an Early Career Framework Teacher. She works in partnership with Mrs Brocklehurst, teaching Rowan Class, Year 2/3, each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.



Miss Crook is the school's Inclusion Leader which means she has  responsibility for children with SEND as the school's SENDCo. She also teaches Year 3 for Maths and English and Year 4 for Maths each morning. Joining Thornton Primary School in 2014, her other roles include Geography Coordinator and Religious Education Coordinator.


Mr Burgess is our new Deputy Headteacher, having joined our school in September 2021. He has responsibility for developing teaching & learning across school as well as teaching Year 4/5, Beech Class, and leading English and Computing.




Mrs Barnes is the Class Teacher in Sycamore Class, Year 5/6. She has worked at Thornton Primary School for many years, previously as a Teaching Assistant and now as a Class Teacher. As well as teaching Sycamore Class, Mrs Barnes' responsibilities also include Maths Coordinator, PE Coordinator, Assessment Coordinator and Transition to High School for the Year 6 children.