Staff List 2015

Rebecca Stacey

Head Teacher

Rebecca Stacey has been Head Teacher here at Castle Carrock since September 2014. Passionate about education, Rebecca firmly believes that all children can succeed and all children should be given the opportunity to do so! She trained as a teacher at the Institute of Education in London. She considers herself to have the best job in the world!

    Kathryn Grayson

    Class 1 Teacher - SENCO

    Kathryn worked in finance and then in retail before pursuing a career in teaching and has been teaching for 19 years.
    Kathryn studied at the University of Chester and completed a Bachelor of Education (Honours) Degree, studying English Language and Literature as a main subject. She specialised in teaching Early Years and Key stage 1. Whilst at University, she travelled to Spain to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL.)
    After graduating in 1996, Kathryn taught in schools in Manchester and Cheshire for ten years.
    Kathryn moved back with her family to Cumbria ten years ago and feels very lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the country. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends and going into the Lakes fell walking. She is a very keen, (but not necessarily very good) skier!
    Kathryn is passionate about working with Early Years children and in exploring the different ways in which they learn, using both the indoor and outdoor environments.

      Nicky Butler

      Class 1 Teacher - Outdoor Learning Link

      Nicky has been teaching for over 20 years. She gained her BA Hons degree with specialisms in Art and Outdoor Education which she then pursued working in the USA and Canada before returning to the UK.
      Once back in the UK she pursued her interest in the outdoors by working with the Lake District National Park Wardens, Ullswater Outward Bound School and the British Trust for Conservation. Her knowledge and love for the Lake District Fells has enabled her to pursue her interest in Fell Running.
      Her teaching career started whilst she was living in Yorkshire for 9 years before returning to Cumbria 12 years ago and has now been at Castle Carrock School for 8 years.

        Dee Tomlinson

        School Business Manager




          Elaine Buchanon

          Teaching Assistant - Class 2




            Jane Helliwell

            Support Staff

            Jane Helliwell - BA Hons and NVQ 3 Childcare Learning and Development. Trainee Teacher and Teaching Assistant

            After five years working as a teaching assistant at Castle Carrock School,  Jane is currently doing a Straight to Teaching QTS course, at school, in conjunction with the TES Institute. Unlike traditional teacher training routes, the S2T course means Jane can be trained on the job. She is being mentored by Kathryn Grayson and supported by Miss Stacey. Training programmes are bespoke and can take up to five terms to gain the QTS certificate..


              Janet McNeil

              Teaching Assistant - Class 3




                Julie Docherty

                Nursery Nurse




                  Jason Munn

                  Support Staff




                    Maggs Abbott

                    School Cook

                      Sylvia Hutchinson

                      Assistant Cook




                        Sue Atkinson

                        Kids Club




                          Candy Strong

                          Office Administrator

                            Alastair Tyrrell

                            Class 4 Teacher

                              Dave Kirby

                              Class  2 Teacher

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                                1. There is a lot of teachers at our school but all of them are lovely?Our school is amazing and everyone is nice but the teachers make it so more amazing.

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