Our Team

Senior Leadership Team

Headteacher

Rob O'Hara 

Deputy Headteacher

Farzana Shah

Assistant Headteacher

Annie Williams

Assistant Headteacher

Laura Whittaker

Assistant Headteacher

Dani March

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Business Manager

Adel White

Teaching Staff

     

Isobel Davies (Outreach Lead)

Heather Mitchell

Cat Shaw

Elizabeth Thorne

Mary Yarnell

Beth Clifford

Hannah Crowther

Joanne Watson

Sarah Harper

Jackie Gregson

Anna Skolik-Wieczniak

Tina Daly

Will Sallows

Charlotte Barlow

Laura Pickering

Alice Hamilton

Laura Pinkerton

Molly Betts Emily Spiers Natalie Scott

Will Rostron

     

Specialist Staff

 

Support Staff

 

Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Lisa Kauffmann

School Administrator

Julie Hallett

Special Needs School Nurse (Resident)

Jemma Hindley

School Administrator

Marie Shaw

Special Needs School Nurse (Assistant)

Liz Beckett

School Administrator

Helen Conner-Jones

School Doctor

Dr Linzi Knowles

Parent Support Advisor

Peggy Parker

School Doctor

Dr Suryasatya Dhulipala

Safeguarding Officer

Claire Whitehead

Physiotherapy Team

Paula Johnson

Lindsay Stanfield

Caretakers

Lynne Hackland

John Hackland

Occupational Therapist

Rhys Corkwood

Cook 

Janine Humphreys

Speech Therapist

Siobhan Jeffrey

Catering Assistant

Linda Banks

Speech Therapist

Holly Standish

ICT Support

James Lynford

Orthoptist 

Mags Hancock

 

 

Teaching Assistant 3

Teaching Assistant 4

Sean Cusack

Janet Lloyd

Christine Hallworth

 

Maria Tomlinson

Amanda Brooks

Sarah Watkins (Student/Placement Coordinator)

Rehana Ahmed

Mandy Moore

Victoria Lygo

 

Joely Hodgkins

Jenny O'Neill

 

 

Isabella Fleming

Dawn Riley

 

 

Jill Corbishley

 

 

 

Teaching Assistant 2

Teaching Assistant 1

Karen Hewitt

Angela Corrigan

Janet Spooner

Anna-Sofi Vidnes

Fozia Ul Haq

Bryn Knowles (Driver)

Michelle Morrissey

Chandni Batool

Gill Field

Lynn Marsden

Rachel Ryan

Aseel Abdulghani

Natalie Matthews

Julie Mellis

Clayton Doyle

Nicola McDermott

Yvonne Davies

Anne O'Donoghue

Kirsty Stafford

Edith Thompson

Nancy Whiston

Shumzan Goodwin

Shagufta Alam

Reham Hamouda

Mel Montague

Anne-Marie Prendergast

Ireen Perven

Wendy Brown

Leah Cameron

Yvonne Biggs

Nasreen Anwar

Samuel Gooch

Jill Darlington

Karen Savo

Jean Samuels

Sidra Riaz

 

 

Michelle Hackland

Nipa Begum

 

 

Daniel Hoyland

Natalie Greig

 

 

Jenny Ryan

Natacha Bell

 

 

Kelly Norman

 

 

Working Together
Achieving Together

Contact us at The Birches Specialist Support Primary School

Main Contact: Adel White
Newholme Road
West Didsbury
Manchester
M20 2XZ
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