John Donne Church of England Primary School

John Donne Primary School John Donne Primary School

Providing excellence and enjoyment
for everyone within a happy, safe and Christian environment.

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Staff 2022/2023

At John Donne we have a large groups of dedicated staff who are happy to help you.  Please contact the school office to speak to one of our team

Safeguarding Team

If you are concerned about the welfare of a child please contact one of the school’s safeguarding officers.  During out of school hours please contact Central Bedfordshire Council on 0300 300 8585 (working hours) or 0300 300 8123 (out of hours).

Mrs Anita Whitehurst

Designated Safeguarding Officer

Mr Eddie Kirk

Deputy Designated Officer

Mrs Rebecca West

Deputy Designated Officer

Leadership Team

Mrs Anita Whitehurst

Executive Headteacher

Mr Eddie Kirk

Head of School

Vacancy

Senior Teacher

Mrs Helen Sedgwick

Finance Manager

Mrs Anita Whitehurst

Special Educational Needs 

Office Team

Mrs Helen Sedgwick

Finance Manager

Mrs Samantha Bradbury

Office Administrator

Early Years Foundation Stage Team

Mrs Elin Short

Early Years Leader / Reception Teacher

Mrs Natasha Johnson

Nursery Leader

Mrs Tanya Brown

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Jo Bruce

Teaching Assistant

Years 1 – 6 Team

Miss Cherma Meredith

Year 1 teacher

Mrs Vanessa Walden

Year 2 / 3 teacher

Mrs Desreen Delpratt

Year 4 teacher

Mrs Rebecca West

Year 5 / 6 teacher

Mrs Karen Rance

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kelly Wing

Teaching Assistant

Miss Halle Smith

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Larkin

Forest School Leader

Before and After School Club

Miss Emma Rubi

Breakfast / After School Leader

Breakfast Club

Mrs Tanya Brown

After School Club Assistant

Mrs Kelly Wing

Lunchtime Supervisors Team

Miss Emma Rubi

Senior Midday Supervisor

Mrs Maria Coggs

Play leader

Mrs Calista Fox

Midday Supervisor

Miss Sam Ward

1:1 Midday Supervisor

Mrs Michelle Rhodes

1:1 Midday Supervisor

Maintenance and Cleaning Team

Miss Emma Rubi

Cleaner

Mr Lewis Rubu

Cleaner

Miss Charley Brown

Cleaner

Catering Team

Mrs Sue Stone

Cook

Mrs Sue Coverdale

Kitchen Assistant