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Pilsley C of E School

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Pilsley C of E Primary School has an experienced and dedicated staff team. As of September 2019 we have a Headteacher, 5 Teachers, 4 Teaching Assistants, a School Administrator, School Business Assistant and a Caretaker. From time to time we also have student teachers from the University of Derby or DTSA. All our staff are very experienced and well qualified and have a range of individual skills and expertise. The staff work tirelessly to provide the best possible learning and teaching for the children throughout school. The School also has an active Governing Body which works with the staff to maintain our high standards and expectations.

We are very proud to have been recently judged as GOOD by Ofsted in March 2017 and OUTSTANDING in our church school inspection in October 2017.

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Mrs Emma Bond

School Administrator Mrs Jane Branson
School Business Assistant Mrs Mandy Read
EYFS Teacher


Mrs Georgina Anderson /

Mrs Bond

Class 1 TA/ Midday


Mrs Maria Rice

Miss Lisa Dennis

Class 2 Teacher Miss Alicia Thompson
Class 2 TA/ Midday Mrs Karen Smail
Class 3 Teacher


Mrs Sara Kate Townsend/

Miss Jenny Davison

Class 3 TA/ Midday Mrs Sarah Dowding
Class 4 Teacher Mrs Helen Field
PE Specialist Mrs Katie Pont
Music Teacher

Mrs Debbie Castles


Mr Steve Cordngley

French Teacher

Mrs Jo Ashpole

School Cook

Mrs Christine Birch

School Kitchen Assistant Mrs Rachel Goodwin





The employees at this school are committed to treating you with respect and courtesy when using our services. Please treat our employees with the same respect and courtesy as you would expect from us. 
Our employees have the right to work in a safe environment and will not tolerate behaviour which is abusive, offensive or threatening.  In such instances we will take firm and effective measures to support any employee who is subject to unacceptable behaviour including prosecution should that be appropriate.
We are currently experiencing an unprecedented situation with the rapidly changing advice and guidance around Covid-19. We would like to keep parents and carers as up to date as possible by directing them to the following means of information. The latest government advice can be found at The latest advice and guidance from the Local Authority can be found at Public Health England for the East Midlands information can be found as follows: PHE East Midlands response centre- Telephone 0344 2254524 followed by Option 0 to get through to East Midlands Health Protection Team, then press option 1 and ask for the Coronavirus response centre which opens from 8am-8pm.

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