EYFS Staff



The staff in our Reception class:


Miss.Duffy: EYFS Leader and Reception Class Teacher


Hello, my name is Miss Duffy and I am the EYFS Leader here at St Mary's. I am also the Reception class teacher and I have lots of experience in EYFS. I really enjoy working in EYFS, every day is different! My favourite activity to do with the children is arts and crafts! I love getting messy and seeing what wonderful creations we can come up with together. 

Outside of school, I am a mummy to a little boy and enjoy spending time with my family. 

Mrs Rowley: EYFS Cover Teaching Assistant and Reception Teaching Assistant

My name is Ms Rowley and I am the Reception class teaching assisant. I have worked in EYFS for a number of years and really enjoy supporting the children to  learn new skills and concepts. Outside of school I enjoy spending time with my family and grandchildren.


The staff in our Nursery class:

Mrs Burridge: Specialist EYFS Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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I love being in nursery and my favourite things to do are reading stories, singing and dancing. I also love painting and getting messy with the nursery children.

Outside of nursery I am married to Steven and mum to two BIG children. I am Nanna to 6 grand children and love nothing more than family time... it's the best and the most important thing in the world, making memories with the people you love.


Mrs Plant:  EYFS Teaching Assistant, Thrive Practitioner.




Hello, my name is Mrs Plant and I have a love for the outdoors! I am the Forest School Leader here at St Mary's. I love to see children's interaction with the natural environment. I enjoy singing and dancing with the children aswell as playing with them in the roleplay area. Outside of school I enjoy going for walks and exploring new places.