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St. Paul’s C of E Primary School

Our Staff Team

Senior Leadership Team  

Mrs. Deirdre Malia -

Acting Head Teacher

Mrs. Malia has taught a class or group in every year group, having been a leading teacher at schools in Surrey and London before moving to St. Paul's in 2003. She will be leading the school during 2017-2018 whilst the governing body take the time to recruit the right person to lead St. Paul's from September 2018.

Mrs. Malia is also responsible for the following areas:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Performance Management
  • CPD Co-ordinator
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)
  • Designated Teacher for children in care
  • Pupil Premium

Mr. Hugh Hogan-Fleming -

Acting Deputy Head Teacher

Prior to moving out of class for 2017-2018, Mr. Hogan-Fleming taught in Year 6 alongside his role as Assistant Headteacher. He taught at schools in Kingston and Dorset before moving to St. Paul's in 2010. 

In addition to teaching maths and music in Year 6, Mr. Hogan-Fleming is responsible for the following areas:

  • Whole School Assessment & Data
  • ICT Hardware & Management
  • Collective Worship
  • support for RE & External Worship
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)
  • Publicity & Website
  • Music

Mrs. Loraine Pellman -


Mrs. Pellman looks after everything to do with the school building, personnel and the school finances.

Leadership Team 

Mr. N. Monk

Phase Leader- Years 1-3

Mr D. Hill

Phase Leader- Years 4-6

Mr. Monk and Mr. Hill, in addition to their class teaching responsibilities, lead the school in literacy and numeracy.

Mrs. L. Hughes


Mrs. Hughes teaches for part of the week in Year 2 in addition to her responsibilities for children with special educational needs or disabilities.

Administrative and Support Staff 

Mrs. L. Pellman- Bursar

Mrs. J. Shaw- Office Manager

Mrs. T. Flint- Office Assistant

Mrs. E. Bodman- Office Assistant

Mrs. D. Moore- ICT Technician

Mr. R. Smith- Premises Manager

Class Teachers- from September 2017 

Teacher, class and areas of additional responsibility

Mrs. E. Edwards

(Parental Leave from Jan 18)

Year R- Oak Class (Mon-Weds)

EYFS Leader

Mrs. A. Suggitt

Year R- Oak Class (Thurs & Fri)

Charities & School Links

Miss A. Thomas

Year R- Oak Class (Mon-Weds)


Miss L. Stanley-Ward

Year R- Ash Class

Shadow EYFS Lead 

Mrs. L. Cruickshank

Year 1- Sycamore Class (Tues-Fri)

Art & Design, Outdoor Learning

Mrs. S. Shrestha

Year 1- Maple Class

Design & Technology

Miss K. Andrews

Year 2- Rowan Class

History & Geography

Mrs. A. Read

Year 2- Chestnut Class




Mr. N. Monk

Year 3- Willow Class

Phase Leader (see above)

Mrs. A. Speight

Year 3- Hawthorn Class


Mrs. A. McLeod

Year 4- Beech Class


Staff Governor

Mrs. J. Hilston

Year 4- Birch Class



Miss H. Morgan

Year 5- Cedar Class (Mon- Thurs)

History & Geography 

Mrs. S. Page

Year 5- Cedar Class (Thurs PM & Fri)

Miss. S. Cattermole

Year 5- Lime Class


Miss A. George

Year 6- Elm Class

PE & Sport

Mr. D. Hill

Year 6- Juniper Class

Phase Leader (see above)


Higher Level Teaching Assistants / Cover Staff 

Our Higher Level Teaching Assistants / Cover Assistants are based for part of the week in a class or yeargroup, but spend much of their time working with groups or individuals with specific learning needs. They cover classes for teachers' weekly planning, preparation and assessment time. 

  • Mrs. L Herbert
  • Mrs. D. White
  • Mrs. S. Solman
  • Mrs. J. Grant
  • Mrs. D. Moore

Learning Support Staff, including support for Special Educational Needs 

Our team of learning support assistants are based across the school. Whilst some are based in particular year groups, they spend much of their time working with individual children and groups, helping to ensure that all of our children achieve to their fullest potential. 

  • Mrs. T. Burch
  • Mrs. S. Dalziel
  • Mrs. A. Holloway
  • Mrs. J. Howlett
  • Mrs. K. Salter
  • Mrs. C. Schembri
  • Mrs. A. Shilson
  • Mrs. S. Solman
  • Mrs. R. Wan
  • Mrs. S. Kyle
  • Mrs. Z. Davies

Midday Supervisors 

  • Mrs. T. Burt
  • Mrs. A. Fenton
  • Mrs. B. Hard
  • Mrs. G. Newman
  • Mrs. D. Rose
  • Mrs. M. Rudd
  • Mrs. M. Stewart
  • Mrs. S. Tobin