The Westerings Family

So many visitors to Westerings comment on the 'family feel' of our academy. From the pupils and parents, to staff and Academy Council Members, we all work together to provide the best learning experience possible for our children.

So, who's who?

Adam Stainsbury Headteacher


Mr. A. Stainsbury


Mr. A. Towler

Teaching & Learning Team

SENDCo & Assistant Headteacher

Mrs N. Shorten

Senior Leaders & Teachers

Mrs C. Gaya Mrs V. Benstead
Mrs R. Towler Mrs G. Woods

Class Teachers

Miss S. Goodliffe Mr M. Bird
Mrs C. Rees Miss K. Harkin
Miss A. Dee Miss H. Coker
Miss A. Jackson Miss C. Neaves
Mr C. Wade Miss M. Stryczek
Mrs J. Galer Mr H. Willsmore

Regional Director

Mrs M. Heatherson

Administrative Staff

Mrs G. Fance, Mrs Higginson & Mrs M. Chandler


Mrs C. Phipps & our dedicated team from Kindred

Our 'Clever Clogs' pre-school staff, catering provider (Aspens) and out-of-hours cleaning team information can be found on their respective websites.

Teaching and Learning Support Team

Learning Support Assistants

Mrs P. Morrison

Mrs J. McBain Miss C. Doran

Mrs E. Murphy Mrs L. Cook

Mrs K. Wood Mrs Linehan

Mrs N. Geary Mrs H. Hickman

Ms H. Syed Mrs L. Doherty

Mrs N. Barry

Our Academy Council members can be found on the Academy Council pages.

Higher Level Teaching Assistants & Cover Supervisors

Mrs C. Evers Mrs Murdoch
Miss E. Springett Mrs L. Grant

Learning Mentor

Mrs A. Higginson

Forest Schools Leader/HLTA

Mrs M. Collier

Site Manager/BOA

Mr I. Daniell

Wraparound Care Lead

Mrs L. Davies

Midday Supervisor

Mrs N. Barry

Midday Assistants

Mrs Tyrrell Mrs Gunton Mrs White Mrs Clarke Miss Kerr

VIP (Very Important Pup!)