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Meet our Team

We have a fabulous team at Ainsdale St. John's where each member gives their all to our school community!


Senior Leadership Team

Mrs O'Brien - Headteacher

Miss Giles - Assistant Headteacher, EYFS/KS1 and Inclusion Lead (SENDCo)

Mrs Horsley - Assistant Headteacher, KS2 and Curriculum Lead


Administrative Support

Mrs McCaughrean and Mrs Taylor


Premises and Grounds

Mr Prescott - Caretaker
Mr Graham - Cleaner



Reception - Miss Giles
Supported by Miss J and Mrs Taylor

Year 1 - Mrs Andrews
Supported by Mrs Gamble (AMs), Miss Farnworth (AMs) and Miss Lloyd (PMs)


Year 2 - Miss Sheffield
Supported by Mrs Dicker (AMs), Mr Grugel (AMs) and Miss Farnworth (PMs)


Year 3 - Mrs Johnston (Mon - Tue all day, Wed PM) Mrs Banks (Wed AM, Thu - Fri all day)
Supported by Miss Lloyd (AMs) and Mr Grugel (PMs)


Year 4 - Mrs Horsley (Mon-Thu) and Mrs Evans (Fri)
Supported by Mrs Ratchford and Miss Wareing


Year 5 - Mr Corbett
Supported by Mr Eaton and Mrs Hyland


Year 6 - Mrs Houghton and Mrs Evans (Tue and Thu PM)
Supported by Ms Hart (AMs) and Mrs Russell 


PPA - Mrs Gamble


Pastoral Support

Pastoral Support Assistant - Mrs Beth Gale

ELSA - Ms Hart


Welfare Staff

Mrs Castell, Miss Li, Mrs Smith and Mr Graham as well as Teaching Assistants working alongside their children and classes


Kitchen Staff

Davina and Tracy

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Ainsdale St. John's CE Primary School

Sandbrook Road, Ainsdale, Southport, PR8 3JE

Mrs McCaughrean|Office Administrator

To arrange a 1:1 tour with the headteacher, Lorna O’Brien, please contact the school office

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