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Mr Dennis Ley
Mrs H Miller
Mrs J Wake
Head Teacher/DSL
Deputy Headteacher/SENCO/DSL
Assistant Headteacher/Designated Safeguarding Lead


Mrs Nanette Bird
Mrs S Mahmood
Office Manager
Receptionist/Clerical Assistant

Reception & Y1

Mrs H Kearney Teacher
Mrs V Snaith
Miss K Hope
Miss C Johnson
Miss H Rhodes
Teaching Assistants

Year 1 & Year 2

Mrs L Cairns Teacher
Miss L Allinson
Mrs A Blades
Mr C Stewart
Miss E Terzza
Teaching Assistants

Year 3

Mrs E McNeill Teacher
Ms D Crossley
Miss B Kyme
Miss S Duffy
Miss N Pritchard
Teaching Assistants

Year 3

Miss B Horne Teacher
Miss S Smith
Mrs A Hurst
Miss C Vanacore
Miss Y Brown
Teaching Assistants

Year 3

Mrs R Rollinson Teacher
Ms L Blades
Miss R Harris
Miss D Robinson
Ms J Evans
Teaching Assistants

Year 4

Mr R Cairnes Teacher
Mr M Wager
Miss L Roche
Miss G Wood
Teaching Assistants

Year 4

Miss H Randle Teacher
Miss R Lee
Miss K Menzies
Miss K Easby
Miss J Forster/Miss B McFarlane
Teaching Assistants

Year 5

Mrs I CallaghanTeacher
Mrs J Blyth
Mrs V Southall
Mr T Brown
Miss G Jenner
Teaching Assistants

Year 6

Mrs S Ahmad Teacher
Mrs J Gray
Miss K Johnson/Miss F Beckett
Miss E Hulse
Teaching Assistants

Year 6

Mr R FordTeacher
Miss B Richardson
Mr O Clarkson
Mr E Stephenson
Teaching Assistants

The Support Centre – KS1

Mrs H Bourne Teacher
Miss K Potter
Miss V Sestakova
Miss L Potts
Teaching Assistants


Mr A DaleDT Teacher


Mr B Jones
Mr C Alloub
PE Teacher(s)

Parent Support Advisor

Miss J GummersallParental Support/DSL


Ms L SharkeySpeech and Language Support
Mrs A Anderson
Mrs J Thompson
Draw, Talk and Play Therapy
Mrs A HunterOccupational Therapy
Mrs J HarrisonOut-Reach Lead

Staff Unions:

  • The number of union representatives employed during each reporting year – 0
  • The number of FTE representatives employed – 0
  • The number of relevant union representatives who spent a percentage of of their time on facility time – 0
  • The total costs of facility time – 0
  • The total pay bill and the percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time – 0
  • The percentage of facility time which is used for union activities – 0

*There are no individuals earning more a six figures annual salary


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We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Holmwood School has been voted Prestige's Special School of the Year for the Entire North of England. 

Monday, December, 18th -Pupils in Mrs Kearney's, Mrs Cairns' and Mrs Bourne's Class Christmas performance will be The Bossy King

Tuesday December, 19th - Pupils in Mrs Rollinson's, Miss Horne's, Mrs McNeil's and Miss Randle's class Christmas performance will be Whoops-a-Daisy Angel

Wednesday December, 20th - Mr Cairnes', Mrs Callaghan's, Mrs Ahmad's and Mr Ford's class Christmas performance will be the Nativity 

Wednesday, December, 20th - Christmas Lunch

Thursday, December, 21st - Christmas Disco  

Friday, December, 22nd - Final Day of the Term

Pupils to return to Holmwood School on Monday, January, 8th, 2024