Dedicated "Super" Staff

The team at Eppleton Academy Primary School are super staff in every way. They make a difference because they care. Every child at Eppleton will receive the very best teaching, support and care during their time at the school.

Get to know a little more about our team with Teacher Top Trumps. 

Teacher Top Trumps


Mrs Bushby

Headteacher

I love to travel with my beautiful family. I enjoy trying different types of food, especially Italian food.


Aqua Blue
Mind Reading, This would be very helpful in my job as Head Teacher.
Maths
Paper Dolls
Kind, honest, funny

Mrs Jackson

Deputy Headteacher

I've lived in Sunderland all my life and have 2 gorgeous girls who I love talking about. If it is a sunny day you will find us at one of the beautiful beaches. I enjoy running and play in a netball team.


Purple
Super Speed - The Flash
Maths
101 Dalmatians
Happy, loyal and expressive

Mrs Ellen Hagan

Chair of Governors


Mrs Bainbridge

Business Manager

I'm married with two children. I love going for walks with Ellis my Cockerpoo. I enjoy visiting the cinema and going on holiday.


Yellow
Teleportation, so I could see the world.
History
The Iron Man- Ted Hughes
Reliable, creative, respectful
Year 6

Mrs Huntingdon

Teacher/ PE & RE Lead

I always wanted to be a teacher and love teaching in Upper Key Stage 2. I love to spend time with family and friends, especially with my little one, Charlie.


Black
Time Travel
English
Kensuke's Kingdom - Michael Morpurgo
Kind, funny and calm
Year 5

Miss Defty

Teacher / Maths Lead

Enjoy travelling, visiting new countries. I am a football fan, supporting Sunderland and enjoy going to gigs.


Blue
Mind Reading
Maths / Art
The Day the Crayons Quit
Loud, funny and organised
Year 4

Mrs Smiles

Teacher

I have two sons, who I love going for long walks with and to the beach. I love theme parks, especially the fast rides. My favourite food is garlic.


Red
The ability to fly
Maths
Holes
Happy, patient, competitive
Year 3

Miss Rowell

Teacher/ SENDCO

I love walking my dogs in the fields and at the beach with friends. I have an 18 year old son called Daniel.


Pinks and blue
I'd like an invisibility cloak
Art and Maths
Oh no George & Harry Potter
Lively, entertaining and reliable
Year 2

Mrs Horsfield

Teacher/ History Lead

I love spending time with my lovely family.


Green
To be a computer whizz
History
The Secret Garden
Calm, happy, kind
Year 2

Miss Gold

Teacher/ DT Lead

I have taught at Eppleton Academy for 9 years, working across both key stages.


Blue
Invisibility
Literacy
Princess Smartie Pants
Tall, loud, kind
Year 1

Mrs Barrow

Teacher/ Science Lead

I love to take my dog on long walks.


Blue
To grant wishes
Science
Guess How Much I Love You
Fun, reliable, friendly
Reception

Mrs Wilson

Teacher/ EYFS Lead

I've been a teacher for 20 years and most enjoy teaching in Early Years. I love to read and my favourite food is chocolate. I am a mam and have two boys at home.


Black
The ability to manipulate time
Literacy/ Creative activities
The Secret Garden
Loving, caring, kind
Reception

Mrs Allen

Teaching Assistant

I have a daughter and son. I have a dog called Shiloh. I love all things Disney and I also love going on holiday.


Pink
To be invisible
Childcare
We are Going on a Bear Hunt
Happy, fun and friendly
Nursery

Miss Imrie

Teacher/ PSHE/SMSC/ Mental health Lead

I love to travel the world, discovering new places and exploring other cultures. I enjoy trying different types of food from the countries I visit. I love spending time with my friends and family.


Blue
Superhuman speed
Art
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
Creative, dedicated, caring
Nursery

Miss Mordey

Teaching Assistant

I love spending time with my son and family. I enjoy going to the beach and going out for meals. I also love gardening in the sunshine.


Pink
To be invisible.
Maths
The Rainbow Fish
Happy, kind, fun loving

Mrs Davies

HLTA

I have 2 daughters. I love to travel. I was a medic in the army a long time ago.


Yellow
To be invisible
English and Child Care
We are Going on a Bear Hunt
Caring, thoughtful and honest

Mrs Robertson

Teaching Assistant

I enjoy being outdoors and walking with my family and my three rescue dogs. I am also a keen amateur photographer.


Purple
Invisibility
Literacy
The Gruffalo
Reliable, patient, friendly

Mrs Lawrance

Administrator/ Play Coordinator

I love my family, camping and music festivals.


Green
To make everyone be kind and get along.
Music and History
A Christmas Carol
Loyal, fun and strong-minded

Mrs Jackson

Lunchtime Supervisor

I love my job. I love spending time with my grandchildren and going away on holiday.


Purple
To make everyone happy
Cookery
Beauty and the Beast
Kind, caring, happy

Mrs Moss

Breakfast & After School Playworker


Mrs Griffiths

Lunchtime Supervisor

I am married and have two children, Olivia age 10 and Eddie age 8.


Purple
To be able to fly
Science
Hairy MacLary from Donaldson's Dairy
Kind, caring, thoughtful

Mrs Watts

Lunchtime Supervisor

I'm married with 5 Grandchildren and 2 on the way! I love fishing and spending time with my Grandchildren.


Red
Seeing into the future
Science
Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Kind, fun, giggly

Mr Shreeve

Lunchtime Supervisor

I love spending time with my family and going camping, also I enjoy playing Ice hockey.


Purple
Time Manipulation
Maths
Skulduggery Pleasant series by Derek Landy
Fun, loyal and kind

Mr Burn

Site Supervisor

I am a qualified Judo club coach.


Blue
To always be able to hear when my children need me.
Maths
The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling.
Determined, fair and honest.

Mrs Elsey

Cleaner

I like walking my dog and socialising with my friends.


Purple / Pink
To stay fit
Art
Black Beauty
Cheerful, kind and understanding

Mrs Gowland

Cleaner

I like to go on holiday.


Red / Black
Make myself rich
French
Famous Five
Happy, helpful and loving

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