Our Team ...

Welcome to Wellesley Park Primary School. On this page you will be able to find out who is who and what their responsibilities are.

Our school is part of The Castle Partnership Trust:

Sarah Watson - CEO / Executive Head

Hannah Gibson-Patel - Chair of Governors

Senior Leadership Team:

Carly Wilkins - Headteacher (Maternity Leave)

Emmaline Hartley-Criddle - Head of School & SENDCo

Lucas Upham - Deputy Headteacher & SENDCo Support / Lower Key Stage 2 Lead

Fiona Doidge - Early Years Lead

Francesca Murphy - Key Stage 1 Lead

Kate Fitzgerald - Upper Key Stage 2 Lead

Jo Lilley - School Business Manager

Safeguarding Team:

Emmaline Hartley-Criddle - Lead Designated Safeguarding Officer

Carly Wilkins - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer / Headteacher

Anthony Goble (Somerset County Council) - LADO


Teaching Staff:



Fiona Doidge (Gruffalo)

Year 1:

Hayley Darbyshire (Kipper)

Nadine Winsor (Jasper)

Year 2:

Lydia White (Mrs Tiggy-Winkle)

Francesca Murphy (Peter Rabbit - Mon-Thurs)

Ellie Taylor (Peter Rabbit - Friday)

Year 3:

Amber Fowkes (BFG)

Grace MacDonald (Matilda)


Year 4:

Dominic Hakes (Hufflepuff)

Hannah Bardle (Gryffindor)

Year 5:

Laura Hill (Galadriel)

Vicky Pilling (Thorin Mon-Wed)

Katie Whittle (Thorin Thurs-Fri)

Year 6:

Kate Fitzgerald (Bagheera)

Leigh Morris (Akela)


Outdoor Learning / Forest School: 

Paige Gardner


Music Specialist:

Nick Adams


French Specialist:

Madame Wilson


Higher Level Teaching Assistant:

Annelise Hojme Gainham


Teaching and Learning Support Assistants:

Kate Acott                                        Natasha Hole

Isabelle Askew                                Diane Jordan

Rebecca Andrews                           Jenny Mdjadzelics

Alison Burnett                                  Elaine Richings

Kay Gladstone-Smith                       Pauline Sampson

Hannah Gulliver                               Holly Sheehan

                                                        Gemma Shire                                              



Pastoral Support Lead

Mary Wooding

Assistant to SENDco

Amanda Kent


Office Staff:

Jo Lilley

Annie Matthews

Rebecca Wyatt

Zahra Atri (Maternity Leave)


Midday Supervisors:

Isabelle Askew                               Lucy Newberry

Alison Burnett                                 Denise Poole

Hannah Gulliver                              Pauline Sampson                                     

Diane Jordan                                  Gemma Shire                                      

Amanda Kent                                  Holly Sheehan

Jenny Mjadzelics        

Abigail Potter                        




Sarah Moore - Deputy Manager

Anne Hollick

Phillippa Tyler

Kirsty Elliott

Megan Thomas


Dukes' AM:                                                 Dukes' PM:                                    

Diane Jordan                                              Julie Cassling

Kay Gladstone-Smith                                  Diane Jordan

Sara Higby                                                  Alison Burnett

                                                                    Sara Higby

                                                                    Elaine Richings