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 Willow Class, Year 1. She also leads Art and PSHE 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 Arnold joined our school in December 2022. She is an Early Career Teacher, in her second year of teaching and teaches Maple Class, Year 2.



Mrs Brocklehurst teaches in Rowan Class, Year 3/4, each Thursday and Friday. The rest of the week, she teaches Forest School to all classes and leads Science and History across school.




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 Rowan Class, Year 3/4 Monday to Wednesday. Her other roles include leading Geography and Religious Education across school.


Mr Burgess is our 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 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 leading Maths, PE and Assessment across school as well as transition to High School for the Year 6 children.