Dunholme St Chad's Church Of England Primary School

Creating a community with open hearts and open minds

Ryland Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 3NE



Meet the team from September 2022

Hover over and click on a member of our team below to view his/her pen portrait.


Senior Leadership Team:

Head teacher: Mrs Patricia Ruff

Deputy Head teacher: Mrs Catherine Ackroyd

SENDCo: Miss Sara Bradshaw

School Business Manager - Mrs Natalie Wallace



Teaching Teams:

Upper Key Stage 2

Year 6 Class Teacher - Mr Carl Parkin 

Year 6 Class Teacher - Mrs Catherine Ackroyd

Year 6 Learning Mentor - Mrs Debbie Tipping 


Year 5 Class Teacher - Mrs Joanna Bamford

Year 5 Teaching Assistant - Mrs Laura Guy


Lower Key Stage 2 

 Year 4 Teacher - Mr Andy Harris

Year 4 Teaching Assistant - Ms Indigo Maughn


Year 3 Class Teacher - Miss Suzi Balasz Miss Sara Bradshaw

Year 3 Teaching Assistant - Mrs Wendy Roberts

Year 3 Teaching Assistant - Ms Claire Sibley (Apprenticeship)


Key Stage 1

Year 2 Teacher - Mrs Clare Thompson

Year 2 Teaching Assistant - Mrs Lisa Miller (currrently on Maternity Leave)

Year 2 Teaching Assistant - Mrs Katrina Roden

Year 2 Teaching Assistant - Mrs Rachael Calvert (Monday - Wednesday)


Year 1 Teacher -  Mrs Stacey Carter & Mrs Rachael Calvert

Year 1 Teaching Assistant - Miss Nikita Rickells - (Apprenticeship)

Year 1:1 Teaching Assistant - Miss Verity Burnett


 Early Years Foundation Stage


Reception Teacher - Mrs Tracy Tomb and Mrs Hannah Holland

Reception Teaching Assistant - Mrs Gill Ashall


 Enhanced Support

Debbie Tipping - Learning Mentor and Early Help


School Office

School Business Manager - Mrs Natalie Wallace

Administration Assistant:  Mrs Lynsey Honey


Music Teachers (LCC Music Service)

Piano - Carolyn Pope 

Flute/Clarinet - Carolyn Pope

Violin -  Emiliana Christie

Guitar - Edward Hemsley


  Lunch time Team:                             


Lunchtime Supervisor: Mrs Angie Booth

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant: Miss Nikita Rickells

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant: Ms Claire Sibley

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant: Mrs Abbie Ward

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant: Dzheylyan Mustafova


Caretaker & Cleaning:  Garner Domestics Ltd

School Cleaner:  Mr Russell Barham

Caretaker:  Mr Colin Wright


Safeguarding and Wellbeing Team:

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs Patricia Ruff

Designated Safeguarding Deputy: Miss Sara Bradshaw 

Safeguarding Governor: Mrs Esther Watt-Jones


SENDCo: Miss Sara Bradshaw 

Pupil Premium Champion: Mrs Catherine Ackroyd

Curriculum Lead:  Miss Suzi Balasz

Learning Mentor: Mrs Debbie Tipping

Mental Health First Aider: Mrs Debbie Tipping

Attendance Administrator:  Mrs Lynsey Honey

Equality, Inclusion, SEND Governor: Mrs Claire Lea

Outdoor Learning Lead: Ms Indigo Maughn


Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural Team:


SMSC - Mrs Patricia Ruff

Religious Education:   Mrs Rachael Calvert

Collective Worship: Mrs Patricia Ruff

Collective Worship and RE Governor: Mrs Angela Hopson

Church School Leadership Governors: Mr Shaun Caig, Mrs Angela Hopson, Reverend Paul Ievins

Bishop's Visitor: Mr Glynn Jones

Clergy: Reverend Adam Watson, Reverend Carol Jones and Reverend Paul Ievins


Subject Leader Roles - 2021/2022


Maths Subject Leader:  Mr Carl Parkin

Computing Curriculum and Internet Safety/Safeguarding Leader: Mrs Stacey Carter

English & Reading Subject Leader: Mrs Joanna Bamford

History Subject LeaderMrs Catherine Ackroyd

Geography Leader: Mrs Tracy Tomb

Science Subject Leader and Design and Technology:  Miss Suzi Balasz

Early years Foundation Stage:  Mrs Tracy Tomb and Mrs Hannah Holland

Religious Education and Leaders of Light Leader:  Mrs Rachael Calvert

PSHE, RSE, Mental Health and Wellbeing and Internet Safety Curriculum Leader: Mr Andy Harris

PE and Extra-Curricular sports clubs and play leaders + ot of school events/competitions Leader: Mrs Clare Thompson

Music and Collective Singing:  Mrs Hannah Holland

Visual Art and Design Leader:  Mrs Patricia Ruff

Modern Foreign Language Leader: Miss Sara Bradshaw

SMSC Leader: Mrs Patricia Ruff