Holy Spirit Catholic Primary Academy, Bath Road, Heckmondwike, WF16 9EA

01924 400820


Holy Spirit Catholic Primary Academy

We are proud to work with all the Catholic schools across our two local authority areas, particularly as the Trust grows and benefits from the expertise and knowledge that other schools joining in the future will bring.

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Our Staff

Teaching Staff 2023 / 2024

Head Teacher

DSL (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Mrs C Bass 

Deputy Head 

DDSL (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)


SEND co-ordinator


Mrs L Jefferson


Mrs F Horrigan 


Reception Class - Foundation Stage

Miss A Baird
Year 1 - Key Stage 1

Mrs M Newsome 

Year 2 - Key Stage 1

Mrs L Jefferson
Year 3 - Key Stage 2 Miss L Guy
Year 4 - Key Stage 2

Miss K Bramma

Year 5 - Key Stage 2                      

Mrs C McNally 

Year 6 - Key Stage 2 

Mr A Corker


Support Staff 2023/ 2024 

HLTA (Higher level teaching assistant)

Mrs S Carr 

HLTA & Cover Supervisor

Mrs D Mitchell

Advanced Educational Teaching Assistant 

Miss T Brock 

Sports Coach 

Mr J Ratcliffe

Educational Support Assistants


Mrs K Chodurska

Miss F Fairfield 

Miss P Graham

Mrs V Hartley 

Miss S Heptinstall

Mrs A Kacprzak

Mrs J MacIver

Miss E Moran 

Ms P Peixoto

Mrs L Richards

Mrs N Walsh

Lunchtime Supervisor Ms C Carroll
Lunchtime Supervisor Mrs K Adleigh
Lunchtime Supervisor Ms Rachael Whitehead 

Lunchtime Play Leaders

Miss F Fairfield

Mrs V Hartley

Ms P Peixoto

Mrs K Chodurska

Cook Mrs J Dawson
Kitchen Staff

Mrs S Kennerdale

Mrs C Dunn

Miss N McEvoy 


Mr M Guy

Cleaning Staff

Mrs J Dawson

Ms P Peixoto

School Office Staff     

Miss A Rochford

Ms C Naughton 

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