St Mary's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School


Central Avenue
Newton Aycliffe
Co. Durham

01325 300339

Guided by faith, nurtured through love, inspired to achieve.
As witnesses to Jesus and enriched by the Holy Spirit, St Mary's Catholic Primary School is a respectful, caring and embracing family. We celebrate and share our Catholic faith together, recognising the uniqueness and potential of all. The values and learning that are nurtured in our school enable achievement in education and beyond.

Staff at St. Mary’s RC Primary for the Academic Year 2020 - 2021


Headteacher Mrs A Sowden
Deputy Headteacher                      Mrs D Hargreaves (Y4)
Senior Teachers


Ms A Miles (Y5)

Miss J Wills (Y2)  - SENDCo



Class Teachers

Mrs J Galvin (Reception)

Mrs Ward  (Y1) 

Mrs L Brown (Y3)

Mr A Robinson (Y6)

Mrs C Clausen (PPA)



Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Mrs G Mason ( Y5/6)

Mrs B Minns (Y3/4)

Mrs L Machin (Y1/2)

Mrs M Matthews (Reception)



Teaching Assistants

Ms N Lukasiewicz (Reception)

Miss M Ward (Y1)

Mrs R Davies (Y2) 

Mrs H Moran (Y3) 

Mrs R Gibson (Y5)

Sports Apprentice

Ms S Palmer

PSA Mrs E Kengyelics
 Student Social Workers

Mrs L Davison

Ms R Hills

Secretary Mrs A Hall
Lunchtime Supervisors

Mrs J Boys

Mrs J Darnell       

Mrs R Graham

Mrs P Laycock

Miss K Hedley



Kitchen  Margaret Broad
Caretaker Mr N. Wheatley
Cleaner                                                 Ms A Simpson