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Granard Primary School

"Growing together; Achieving together"
Parents have commented that "Granard is a well managed school with good and helpful staff", "All staff are hardworking and care for the children", "Granard is a wonderful school; it is diverse and electric with fun, caring and very hardworking staff", "My children enjoy their time at school". Early Years parents have said "I am very pleased with the start my child has made in Reception. He has made good progress already", "I'm more than happy to have chosen Granard for my child". KS1 parents have said "We think the school is fantastic - good teaching and a good ethos", "My children are very confident and enjoy learning". KS2 parents have said "She has really done well and I'm a proud parent".

Meet the Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Headteacher – Mrs C Grigg

Deputy Headteacher – Mr A Wheeler

Deputy Headteacher – Miss L Murray

Assistant Headteacher – Mr A Dark

School Business Manager – Mrs S Broaster


Teaching Staff


Early Years



Nursery Teachers – Miss C Gregory and Ms E Rendell

Nursery Nurse – Mrs J Thrussell

Nursery Teaching Assistant – Miss G McGranaghan




Miss A Pinkess (EY Phase Leader)


RP Rosen

Teacher – Miss A Pinkess

Teaching Assistant – Miss L Smith

RT Child

Teacher – Ms C Folkes

Nursery Nurse – Mr S Smith



Key Stage 1

Mrs B Walters (KS1 Phase Leader)


1D Hughes

Teacher – Miss G Dunne

Teaching Assistant – Ms J Evans

1M McKee

Teachers – Miss A McAvoy

Teaching Assistant – Mrs W Bolt



2F Foreman

Teacher – Miss G Fenton

Teaching Assistant – Mrs C Garcia

2WF Potter

Teacher – Mrs B Walters and Mrs J Garcia

Teaching Assistant – Miss A Bell




Lower Key Stage 2

Mr A Dark (LKS2 Phase Leader)


3R King-Smith

Teacher – Miss L Murray and Mrs E Rosenvinge

Teaching Assistant – Mrs V Kurova

3T Murphy

Teacher – Mr O Thorn

Teaching Assistant – Miss K Stephen




4B Dahl

Teacher – Miss S Beckford

Teaching Assistant – Mrs Doswell

4T Lewis

Teachers – Mr W Titterton

Teaching Assistant – Mrs L Sheerin




Upper Key Stage 2

Miss R Marsh (UKS2 Phase Leader)


5H Wilson

Teacher – Miss E Harrup

Teaching Assistant – Miss M Henderson-Reilly

5S Morpurgo

Teacher – Miss F Smith

Teaching Assistant – Mrs D Grabda and

Miss S Murtaza



6R Rowling

Teacher – Miss S Rahmani

Teaching Assistant – Mr A Ventura Morales

6M Pullman

Teacher – Miss R Marsh

Teaching Assistant – Mrs L Lyons



Learning Support Unit

Upper Key Stage 2 SEN Teaching Assistant – Mrs A Ovakimian

Upper Key Stage 2 SEN Teaching Assistant – Miss K Birch

Years 2/3 Support – Miss J Francis



Specialist Teachers

Music Teacher – Mrs R Chapman

PE Leader – Mr J Ardrey

Phonics/Reading Recovery – Mrs M Zielinska-Pietruszka

SENCOs – Miss L Murray, Miss R Pointer and Mrs M Zielinska-Pietruszka

Swimming Teachers – Mrs K Carter, Mrs A Filbey and Mrs T O’Sullivan



Other Support Staff

Early Years – Mrs R Tugwell

EMAG Teaching Assistant – Mrs P Sheikh

Family Liaison Officer – Miss C Partridge

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Mr A Innes

Learning Mentor – Mrs K Doswell



Learning Support Assistants

Mr R Agyapong

Mr J Ali

Miss M Ali

Mrs S El Asri

Miss A Fitzgerald

Miss S Hancock

Miss K Hewitt

Miss A Hosseini 

Miss S Jones

Miss S Murtaza

Miss G Viaggo

Miss G Welch 



Office Staff

School Business Manager – Mrs S Broaster

PA to the Headteacher and SLT – Mrs K Humphreys

Finance Officer – Mrs D Sullivan

HR Adviser – Mrs S Panattoni

Administration Assistant – Miss S Steward

Administration Assistant – Miss D Turner



Lunchtime Supervisors

Mrs W Ahmadzai

Miss D Barton

Mrs S Bolt (Nursery)

Miss T Flanagan

Ms S McWilliam

Miss C Mitchell

Ms C Moreno Lara



Site Staff

Site Manager – Mr S Andrews




Mr S Sagisi De La Cruz – Cleaning Supervisor

Miss L Beltre Feliz

Mr J Brown

Ms W Busby

Mr J Cadena

Mr A Miguel Francisco

Mrs G Moncion

Mr R Pascual

Mr D Pinera

Mr V Quezada Martinez

Miss L Walters



Breakfast Club/After School Care

Manager – Mrs S Osunkoya

Mrs E Percival

Miss D Barton

Mr J Ali


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