Hi, my name is Miss Douglas. I am well travelled, and love to take a risk on my adventures. I have climbed Mount Everest (to base camp), fished in Central America, and boarded down an active volcano! Ask me about the amazing place I have been.
Hi! I'm Miss Kershaw and I'm fairly new to WCPS, I've just completed my first year. Some of my favourite things include reading, watching movies, and all things superhero. I appreciate cheesy jokes and random facts. At home, I have two cats called Loki and Parker - can you guess where I got the names from?
Hi, I’m Miss Morris and I’m new to WCPS this year, it’s also my first year of teaching! I have just finished my PGCE at university. My favourite subject is PE and I love musicals! When I’m not at school I love to travel, visit the theatre, watch rugby & spend time with my family.
I am Miss Pearson and currently in my 6th year of teaching at WCPS! I’m very excited to be teaching in FS2 this year. I have a daughter called Florence and a dog called Bertie. I love Italian food, fashion and holidays. My favourite place in the world is Santorini, Greece.
Hello I’m Miss Soame! I have just finished my PGCE and I did some placement work here at WCPS which I loved. I am very lucky to spend my first year as a teacher here too! I like to be creative but I also like a challenge and to experience new things. I love to try different food, travel and be outdoors. I am happiest when I spend time with my family and my dog Bella.
Hi, I’m Miss Voyse and this is my 6th year teaching! My teaching career started at WCPS when I came here to do my teacher training and I’ve loved every minute of it! I absolutely love teaching maths and engaging children to become great mathematicians. I’m caring and fun and enjoy putting smiles on children’s faces in the classroom!
Hello, my names Mr Ogden. I like watching and playing sports, mainly football. I also enjoy reading, and cooking.
I am Deputy Head teacher at WCPS and I have worked here for over 10 years and have loved every minute! Prior to this I taught abroad in Dubai. This year you will find me teaching in year 4 alongside Mrs Charleswortth. I am passionate about reading and have a slight addiction to buying children's books! I love it when children stop me in the corridor to tell me what book they are reading and about a new author they have discovered. I have 2 children of my own aged 7 and 4 who keep me very busy and in my spare time I enjoy spenidng time with my family and friends.
Hi, I am Mrs Bell. With me there is never a dull moment! It has been said that if you are looking for me in school you will hear me before you see me (as I am really loud). I love musicals and I see everyday as a performance. I love to sing, act, and make other people laugh!
I’m Mrs Chambers and I love learning, especially a Maths challenge! When I’m not at WCPS I love to travel and explore new places, visit the theatre and spend time with my crazy family.
I’m Mrs Charlesworth. I’m 99.9% smiley and 0.1% sleepy after chasing around three little girls before work!
Hi I’m Mrs Evans. This is my sixth year working in foundation stage and I love it! When I’m not at school I spend my time with my two daughters. We like to go to the caravan at the weekends especially when it’s raining so that we can get cosy and play lots of board games!
Hi I am Mrs Gallear. I have been a WCPS for 8 years teaching across EYFS, KS1 and 2. I have really enjoyed my return to EYFS this year and love getting messy and creative with the children! I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and going on long, muddy walks with our dog Alfie.
I'm Mrs Green and I joined WCPS in September 2019. I am passionate about Early years and can usually be found on the floor with our super 5 and 6 year olds. This year I have moved to teach in Year one! When I'm not at school I'll be with my children and dog on a muddy walk.
My name is Mrs Houghton. I’ve been teaching for quite a long time and I love what I do! Other things I love are my two children, my three cats, my dog, chocolate, tea and reading. In my spare time you’ll find me out walking my dog or curled up with a good book and a cuppa.
My name is Mrs Howell and I think a day without laughter is a wasted day. I am very lucky because I get to spend my days off with my little boy Theodore! I also enjoy watching live music, especially at festivals. I absolutely love my job and couldn't imagine being anywhere but WCPS!
I’m Mrs Lowrie! I have worked at WCPS for over 10 years and it is one of my favourite places to be. I love teaching the amazing learners of Worsbrough Common Primary School but I also love to learn new things myself - just like you! At home, I have a lovely little boy and I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and going for long walks.
Hello, my name is Mrs Marling, I love to learn and love to read. I hope we will have a wonderful year learning together and enjoy some good stories along the way! At home, I'm happiest when I get to spend time with my family and my animals; I have two cats, called Tigger and Berlioz, and a chocolate Labrador called Hershey!
I'm Mrs Paddock, I've not been here long but can I tell you something it is one of my favourite places to be! I love being part of the exciting learning journey at WCPS and spending my days with the amazing staff, pupils and families. When I'm not at work I'm looking after my crazy children, Billy who is 10 and Lottie who is 4.
I’m Miss Rodgers and I’ve had 2 amazing years at WCPS now, teaching in year 4 and then year 5. My favourite things to teach are literacy and history. I also love books and one of my favourite times of the day is story time! When I’m not at school I’m outnumbered by boys at home, they keep me busy with football matches and other activities and drive me crazy with gaming! You’ll hear me talk a lot about my miniature schnauzer called Billy. I spend lots of my free time walking with him and tracking my steps. The other things I enjoy are travelling to different places, especially cities, and eating out.
Hi, I’m Mrs Wellings. I enjoy using a creative approach to engage children in their learning and am passionate about inclusive practice and SEND. I have a brilliant sense of humour, love spending time with my family and enjoy travelling.
I’m Miss Wiggan and I currently teach year 1. I love learning and discovering new things! I really enjoy reading and story time is one of my favourite parts of the school day!
I am currently in my sixth year of teaching here at WCPS. I’m an avid reader, a passionate baker and a huge Disney fan! I love learning new things and trying new experiences. I’m at my happiest curled up with a good book, a cup of tea and a yummy piece of cake!
Hi, I'm Mrs Wright and I'm obsessed with music! I have been teaching for over 20 years which must mean I started teaching age 5! A keen musician myself, I play piano, violin and viola and run lots of choirs both in and out of school. I love discovering hidden talents in children; a privilege I have experienced many times at WCPS, both through music and drama teaching. I have led the choir, drama club and string orchestra in performances at places such as the Royal Albert Hall, and Barnsley Civic. When not at school I enjoy running Barnsley Youth Choir with my husband and cycling and playing with my three children, Ruby (11), Maisy (9) and George (7).
Hello, my name is Mrs Burton. I am a mum to an almost teenage boy and he is my world. In fact, he is the reason I became a teacher. This is my second year of teaching at WCPS and I have loved every minute. I am a very caring person and passionate about everything I do. In my spare time (which is not much :)) I love to be with family and friends, go for walks with my dog and cook.
Hello my name is Miss Allen and I have been part of the WCPS family for almost 8 years now. I have worked across year groups 4-6. Next year I will be working in Y6 where I love a challenge especially in Maths. Outside of school I love spending time with my amazing family and friends.
Hi my name is Miss Beachill. I have been at WCPS for two wonderful years working with some amazing staff and pupils in EYFS. On weekends I love to go on adventures with my family and having relaxing movie nights with my children.
Hi, my name is Miss Booth and I have been at WCPS for 11 years now! I am a HLTA and I teach PSHE throughout the school. I am just about to start my foundation degree at university to hopefully become a teacher!! When I am not at school I am usually out walking my dog Alfie, who is absolutely bonkers!
Hi I’m Miss Higgins and this is my first year at WCPS and I’m already loving being in FS2 seeing our children playing and learning! When I’m not at school I enjoy visiting fun places with my daughter Maisie and spending time outdoors with our little dog Ruby, before cuddling up in front of a film with our family.
My name is Miss Miller and I have been working at WCPS as an LSA for over six years but worked in childcare and education for 11 years. I have worked across lots of different year groups including early years, KS1 and Year 3. I love to visit new places but my favourite place to go on holiday is Greece, particularly because I love the food! I am currently on maternity leave, enjoying being a Mummy.
Hi i'm Miss Phillips and i started working at WCPS back in 2013 as an Early Years Practioner in Rising Stars. I then became a Learning Support Assistant in EYFS and i am now currently based in KS1. I love working with children, to me they're not just our pupils but are like our little extended families. When i'm not at work i spend all my free time with my gorgeous little family making lovely memories. I'm a mum of 2 boys and 2 girls. We love to travel, go on nice walks, read, bake, get creative, goto the cinemas etc.
Hi, I’m Miss Saxton. I’m an LSA here at WCPS and I’m loving every second! I especially enjoy reading with the children and developing their love for books. When I’m not at work I’m usually discovering new adventures with my two children and my dog, Morris. I’m currently studying a degree in primary education to become a teacher in the future.
Hi I'm Miss Tindle and this is my 6th year at WCPS. I am based in EYFS, but cover in all classes in which I enjoy as I get to see you all grow though each school year. I have a son called Lucas who is nearly 11 and we love having fun and going on adventures in the outdoors with our very lively dog Floyd. I am always smiling and love to socialise with my Family and Friends and in any spare time I have I love to curl up with a great book and go walking exploring this beautiful country we live in. I have just finished my first year at University gaining a degree to become a teacher and hopefully teach at WCPS ❤️ I love my job and always trying to improve myself.
I have worked at WCPS since 2014.. My journey began in EYFS where I loved to see child initiated learning and observe how children explore,learn and develop through play. I spent 2 years in EYFS before my transition to KS 1. Doing this has allowed me to see how the children grow through each key stage and again spent 3 years in kS1. I made a leap of faith into KS2 in 2019 and I am absolutely loving my time upstairs. I have recently completed my HLTA which has really made me sit and think how I can be an effective part of a fabulous part of teaching and learning at WCPS. When I'm not in school, I love to spend time with my children and our two crazy chihuahuas.
Hi my name is Mrs Cole. I have two grown up girls and a little Westie dog called Molly who I adore to bits. I love to read my kindle every night. My passion at the moment is art. I love to draw, paint and print pictures, hopefully one day I may become famous?
Hello I'm Miss Cook. I love my job as an LSA! I love to teach children whilst having lots of fun! I have two girls, we love going to the caravan and seaside and on lots of adventures in the great outdoors!
Hi, I'm Mrs Darlington. I have worked with young children for many years and I still learn something new everyday. I love being part of the WCPS family and feel privileged to be here. I am also a mum of 3 young men and have 1 grandson and 2 granddogs.
Hi I'm Mrs Dawson this is my ninth year at Worsbrough Common wow! now I do feel old! I class it as my second home and love the team, I enjoy learning the children and watching them grow. When I'm not at school I'm busy at home being a mum to my little girl and who keeps me very busy, I also enjoy going out for tea and spending time with friends and family.
I have worked in school for around 9 years and started as a lunchtime assistant. I began working as a learning assistant nearly 7 years ago. I am based in EYFS so get to spend my days with 3-5 yr olds who keep me super busy. When I'm not at school I'm looking after my 2 teenage boys and my little dog. I love snuggling up under a blanket with a cup of tea and a book (Harry Potter is one of my favourites)!
Hi I’m Mrs Gray and I have worked at WCPS for nearly 9 years, it has gone really fast. I have worked in years 1 to 4, and will be doing year 5 in September. I have two children that I love spending time with. I love baking, reading and going to the cinema. I also do junior wardens with year 5.
My name is Miss Haigh, I have worked at WCPS for 25 years in many roles but currently as a HLTA and RE subject Lead. When I’m not at school I am a volunteer youth leader in a local Girls’ Brigade group. I also love to travel exploring new and exciting places around the world, visiting the theatre to see live performances and I enjoy to eat out with friends and family.
My name is Miss Hawkes and I'm nearing the end of my 6th year at WCPS. I'm based in F2 and absolutely love it!! When I'm not at school I'm looking after my 2 children. We enjoy caravanning, swimming and bowling as a family, but when I'm calming down after a crazy day at work I love nothing more than a cup of Yorkshire tea and a good book!!!
Hi, my name is Mrs Hijazi. I love reading and maths, also I enjoy cooking and baking. Since my journey started at WCPS I enjoyed every little bit of it. When I am not in school, I love to spend time with my family, have a cuddle and watch a good film with my boys.
My name is Mrs Howell. I have been at WCPS for 5 years and I love my job! I have worked in both early years and KS1, I love learning and helping others. When im not at work I spend time with my family and my little boy who is 1. We love going on holiday.
I’m Mrs Lawcock, I am new to WCPS but have worked in Primary education since 2010. Although I am new here, I already know that I’m going to love every minute working with the amazing staff, pupils and families! When I’m not working in school, I enjoy spending time with my family. I have two children, Ethan and Isabelle and also two step - children, Billy and Polly. I love running and going for long walks whenever I can.
My name is Mrs Lockwood, I have worked at WCPS for over 10 years. I'm based in CIRP with Mrs Wellings. I really enjoy reading and travelling. I also love spending time with my family and friends.
Hello my name is Miss Newell and I have worked at WCPS for nearly 3 years. I have a passion for learning and watching all our children develop and progress. I have two girls at home who keep me busy and I spend most of my spare time at the side of a football pitch watching my daughter play.
Hi, I’m Mrs Philburn. I have studied fashion, theatre costume, interior design and art. I also am a swimming teacher and had my own swim school called Sally’s seahorses alongside working in schools for fifteenth years. My passion is helping children with learning and mindfulness using art. In my spare time I open water swim.
Hello my name is Mrs Whitlam and my favourite pass time is riding my bike several times a week and eating pizza! Currently I am working hard, like all the children at school, studying to become a qualified teacher.
My name is Miss Wilson. I have worked at WCPS since 2104 as a Teaching Assistant. I love to spend my spare time with my Granddaughter. We love travelling together back to my home country (Aus&NZ) to spend time with family.
Hi, my name is Miss Wogan and I've been here, at wcps, since 2013. I have a BA Honours in the social sciences: phychology and sociology. I have had various roles at wcps from spending time in the early years providing nurture interventions to 2 years in resource provision supporting children with SEND, including classroom support and providing speech and language interventions. I like to be kept busy as I am at home with my 3 children, 3 grandchildren, 2 dogs, 2 chickens, 15 rabbits (at present) and not to forget ...the goldfish.
I started work as an SEND teacher and I... scratch that...As one of the children once told me "You're just Gilly who plays out with us and helps us to be safe." I'm sometimes a pirate, sometimes a Viking, sometimes the crazy story teller but I always aim to make it fun. I'm just Gilly and Forest School is my jam!
Hi I’m Lisa I have worked at WCPS for almost 15 years now and class it as my second family . I have 3 grown up children , twin girls & a boy and a very special grandson aged 4 who keeps me very busy at the weekends . I love learning and new challenges and am incredibly passionate about raising awareness around mental health and wellbeing. My buzz saying is ‘keep smiling ‘
Hi, I'm Lottie and work as part of the nurture team. I've worked in Worsbrough common since 2012 starting off in Children's Centre and eventually moving into school in 2015. I'm a mum to a 10 year old son and i'm currently studying part time for a degree in childhood and youth studies; I hope to graduate next year. I love all things musical and can often be found at the theatre or cinema.
Hi I'm Rhubarb, the school dog! I live with Mrs Paddock and her family but my favourite thing to do is to come into school and spend time with the children. I greet families into school and enjoy spending my days with all the delightful children in school while they read to me or take me for walks.
Hi I am Mrs Tyas. I have worked at WCPS for nearly 9 years. I have had a variety of job roles in school and I am now attendance lead, supporting positive attendance across school. My passion is ensuring children feel safe, secure and happy in school. I am mum to three boys and two dogs and I love to be outside.
I'm Betsy and I work in the school office. I am the youngest member of the WCPS team. I only started in January but I have loved every minute! I am currently studying my business admin qualification. I love to travel and I've been fortunate enough to explore lots of different countries around the world but Disney World will always be my favourite place ever. When I'm not travelling I love to go out with my friends for nice food.
Hello my name is Karen and I work on reception Monday Tuesday and Wednesday morning. I have now worked at WCPS for nearly a year . I love working on reception and meeting everyone , seeing all the smiling faces . When I'm not at school I like to spend time with family and friends especially my grandchildren and of course I enjoy going on holiday.
My name is Ms Billingham. I work in the school office dealing with parent queries, booking trips, and lots more. I have my own little family and they are growing up way too fast. I enjoy going to the gym and trying to myself as healthy as I can. I've been working at school now for 9 years and really enjoy my job and seeing all the little faces that cheer me up everyday.
Hi I'm Mrs Pearce I love working in the school office and have been a part of the WCPS team for 7 years. I am a mum to a little boy and two crazy dogs and we love going for walks and eating cake!