"Teaching is underpinned by the strong bonds between the children and staff."

ISI Inspection Report, 2023

Our Staff

Our staff members are highly qualified and between them they enjoy a wealth of experience of working with young children.

Senior Management Team

Mr J Duke

Headmaster

Mrs R Cottom

School Business Manager - Clerk to the Governors

Mrs A Prince

Deputy Head - Year 6 Class Teacher - Mathematics Co-ordinator

Mr J Drake

Assistant Head - Year 3 Class Teacher - ICT Co-ordinator

Miss A Halstead

Early Years Foundation Stage Co-ordinator - Pre-School Teacher

Teaching Staff

Mrs H Bennett

Reception Class Teacher

Mrs H Wilson

Year 1 Class Teacher - PSHE Co-ordinator

Ms C Eccles

Year 2 Class Teacher - Science Co-ordinator

Mrs C Jones

Year 4 Class Teacher - R.E. Co-ordinator - Drama/HPSED Co-ordinator

Mrs A Morrice

Year 5 Class Teacher - French Co-ordinator

Miss A Macklam

Year 5 Class Teacher - Music Co-ordinator

Mrs H Haythornthwaite

Year 6 Class Teacher - English Co-ordinator

Mrs J Street

Learning Support Co-ordinator - Music Teacher - Year 5 Class Teacher

Mrs J Davidson

Year 6 Class Teacher - Humanities Co-ordinator

Mrs L Martindale

Year 1 Class Teacher - Supply Teacher

Miss A Jewitt

Art Co-ordinator

Mrs M Parsons

PE & Games Co-ordinator

Mrs L Botton

PE & Games Teacher

Teaching Assistants

Miss L Wright

Early Years Practitioner - Reception - Forest School

Mrs N Hayes

Early Years Practitioner - Year 1 

Miss H Catherall

Early Years Practitioner - Year 2

Miss H Patel

Classroom Assistant

Mrs S Wardley

Classroom Assistant

Mrs R Greenwood

Lunchtime Supervisor

Early Years Staff

Mrs E Elstone

Nursery Manager

Mrs C Marskell

Forest School Leader

Mrs L Burrows

Nursery Deputy Manager

Mrs L Smithson

Nursery Deputy Manager

Miss S Carroll

Early Years Practitioner - Nursery

Miss S Scott

Early Years Practitioner - Nursery

Miss O Leach

Apprentice Early Years Practitioner - Nursery

Mrs P Lockwood

Early Years Practitioner - Pre-School

Miss R Crowley

Apprentice Early Years Practitioner - Pre-School 

Miss Z Dad

Early Years Practitioner - Supply

Miss J Wyllie

Early Years Practitioner - Supply

Support Staff

Mrs A Hughes

Headmaster's PA

Mrs Y Mulla

Assistant School Business Manager

Mr G Bailey

Business Office Co-ordinator

Mr S Aspin

IT Technician

Mrs A Duke

Communications Advisor

Mr R Irvine

Site Supervisor

Mr V Best

Caretaker

Mrs C Aspey

Chef

Mrs A Berry

Assistant Chef

Mrs S McNicholas

Catering Assistant

Mrs C Graham

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs M Clayton

Kitchen Assistant & Cleaner

Miss A Lonsdale

Cleaner

Mrs S Mulla

Cleaner

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Top School in the North West

5th equal in the Country

The Sunday Times 2022

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Will you child be starting in Reception this September or next?

If so, we would love to invite you to our Reception Taster Session which will take place on Monday 22nd April at 2pm.

Come and discover why Highfield Priory is the North West's top independent prep school with an outstanding academic reputation and lots of extra curricular activities and events!

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Will you child be starting in Reception this September or next?

If so, we would love to invite you to our Reception Taster Session which will take place on Monday 22nd April at 2pm.

Come and discover why Highfield Priory is the North Wests top independent prep school with an outstanding academic reputation and lots of extra curricular activities and events!

Please share this with any of your friends or colleagues who may be interested and contact the school directly by phone or email to book a place. Many thanks!Image attachment

A very happy Eid-ul-Fitr and end of ramadan to all the pupils, families and friends of Highfield!

We wish you a peaceful and joyful celebration of this holy festival! 🙂 🙂
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A very happy Eid-ul-Fitr and end of ramadan to all the pupils, families and friends of Highfield!

We wish you a peaceful and joyful celebration of this holy festival! 🙂 🙂
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