Senior Leadership Team
Headteacher - DSL
Art & Design Lead
I have been the Headteacher of St Peter and St Paul for six years. I completed my BEd in Roehampton University and my Masters at St Mary's Twickenham. Prior to St Peter and St Paul, I taught in several other inner London Schools and completed my NPQH. More recently I have undertaken Executive Headship Training. In school, I am the Designated Safeguarding Lead and work closely with families in need of support. I am Art & Design Lead which is my passion outside of school.
Deputy Headteacher - DDSL
I have taught in St Peter and St Paul since 2008. I qualified from St Mary's University Belfast with a BEd Music with Honors. I completed my Masters in Music Education, followed by a NPQH and recently completed a Diploma in Catholic Leadership. In school, I am the Assessment Lead which allows me to identify children who need curriculum support. I support children pastorally and work closely with parents. I deliver targeted intervention for Key Stage 2 Maths.
I have worked in St Peter and St Paul School since 2011. I graduated from Queen's University in Spanish and Politics and then Hope University, Liverpool, with a PGCE in Primary specialising in Spanish. After graduating as a teacher, I taught in Northern Italy, Belfast and then Spain for three years where I continued to develop my Spanish. I am currently studying a Masters in Catholic Leadership at St Mary's, Strawberry Hill.
My name is Jane Manzone and I am the Key Stage 2 and English Leader. This is my 4th year teaching at St Peter and St Paul. I studied at Homerton College Cambridge University. I have been teaching for 25 years in London schools. Outside school, I write for newspapers and magazines and enjoy painting and the theatre. I have my own teaching conference which I put on once a year and I am currently organising a comedy event for and by teachers in aid of Young Minds.
My name is Nadine Zlotnick and I have recently joined the school as SENCO but have worked as a SENCO for over 20 years. I am passionate about working with pupils with SEN and making a difference for those children. I am a qualified remedial therapist and psychomoterist and also have an Msc in Psychology and Education of children with SEN from London University. When I am not at work I love reading, walking and cooking (actually what I particularly like is eating). I have two
School Business Manager
I was appointed School Business Manager at St Peter and St Paul’s Catholic Primary School in September 2019 and am responsible for non-teaching activities in the school such as finance, HR and facilities management. I have worked in Catholic education for 14 years. I have background in finance having worked as a financial controller for an investment bank for 12 years prior to working in schools.
I am the Nursery teacher and I am the PSHE Lead. My passion and vocation has been early years since I began teaching. I enjoy using Makaton, a system using signs and symbols to supports spoken speech. I love to dance and I attended many I Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet Cancer Charity events. My British roots are Northern as I was born in Bradford West Yorkshire. My heritage is Caribbean; my mum being born in Pointe Michel Dominica and she continues to be my biggest influence.
I have worked in schools across the country and abroad for 16 years and as a teacher for 11 of those. I have an active interest in the arts, I enjoy sports, reading and being outdoors. Having worked in the cultural, charitable and corporate sector, I bring a wide tool kit to education. I continue to challenge myself with courses and workshops. As Reception Class Teacher no day is the same here, each child is unique and I am constantly inspired by their curiosity and humour.
Year 1 Teacher
My name is Michelle Bessant and I have been working in education for a number of years. I trained at the Institute of Education in London. Outside of school I live with my partner, 2 grown up children, a dog (Peaches) and a large collection of pigs (not real of course), over 50 in fact! I like reading. watching films and drinking coffee. I am passionate about History and street art.
Year 2 Teacher
I am from Galway, in the west of Ireland and I am currently the Year 2 teacher. I spent many years teaching in Ireland, with most of my experience in Key Stage 1 and special education. I moved to London in 2019 and have been enjoying my time in St. Peter and St. Paul and all that London has to offer. Outside school I enjoy running and playing camogie.
Year 4 Teacher
My name is Frances McEwan, I am the Year 4 teacher and I graduated in Primary Education, specialising in Mathematics in 2006 from St. Mary’s University, Strawberry Hill. Since then I have worked in schools across London and abroad. My international teaching took me to British schools in Dubai and Rio de Janeiro. I have many interests outside of school from reading, rock climbing, improvised theatre and guitar playing.
Year 6 Teacher
I have been teaching for eight years, and this current academic year is my third at St Peter and St Paul. I am the Year 6 teacher and Science Lead. I love working in the classroom, and relish the challenges of day-to-day life in a primary school. In my spare time, I enjoy running, playing football and I love to travel. I have visited six of the seven continents (Antarctica next). I am very passionate about wildlife and the natural world.
I am the admin officer at St Peter and St Pauls, I have been working at the school since 2018 and in the office since November 2019. Outside school I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, reading and exercising.
I came to St Peters and St Paul from a Supply Agency as an Early Years Educator. I have been in the Early Years Foundation Stage and I have also worked in Key Stage 1. I enjoy expressive art and design and I use Pinterest to bring new ideas to teaching young children. I was born in Islington and my parents were born in Bangladesh. I have visited there many times.
I have worked at the school for about 15 years now and I am currently working in the Reception class. I started as a lunch time supervisor and eight years ago I undertook a course to become an EYFS practitioner. I like working in early years and I love working at St Peter and St Paul. I have great pride in our school and in the brilliant children who attend the school and make it a great place to work. My weekends are spent with my family, friends and my grandchildren.
Year 2 TA
I joined St Peter & St Paul in 2018, and am currently the Year 2 Teaching Assistant. Before that, I was a Department Manager in Waitrose. I recently completed a CIPD in HR management and have now started an Art History degree. Outside of school, I am a Governor at another school, advising on Finance, Personnel, Assessment and Data. I’m interested in music, travel, modern art and architecture.
Year 6 TA
My name is Olivia and I’m currently working in year 6 as a teaching assistant. I come from a performing arts background and love being creative. My passion is encouraging the children to believe that there are no limitations to what they can achieve, and to follow their dreams.
Year 1 TA
My name is Janet Sharp, I have been a part of St. Peter’s & St. Paul School for many years, firstly as a parent, I have 4 daughters who all attend the school and have many happy memories of their time here.I started working at the school in 2007. I am TA and have worked throught out the whole school in my many years here. My outside interest are reading, watching films, cooking, decorating, baking when I find the time. I also love spending quality time with my family.
I have worked at St Peter & St Paul since September 2016. I am a 1-1 SEN helping children to progress in their learning. My vocation in life has been working with children of all ages and abilities. I am a happy, friendly, cheerful person and enjoy playing darts and other activities. My main sport was football, unfortunately I had to hang up my boots. Outside of work I focus on my two beautiful granddaughters and my family.
I’m an SEN Ta and have worked in the school since 2019. My job is so rewarding and knowing I’m making a difference in a child’s life gives reasons to smile. Outside of work I’m in full mum mode, taking my kids to their extracurricular activities. I’m quite creative and if I’m not doing a course learning new skills, I’m a complete book worm reading business strategy books.
I am a SEN support TA. I have been at the school since 2019. I find my role fulfilling and rewarding. Outside of school I enjoy active sports and getting involved with my children’s extra curricular activities
I am Katrina Brennan but the children know me as Miss Feeney. I have worked at the school for quite a number of years. I won’t say how long! During my time here, I have encountered some very talented and interesting young people who all have a place in my heart. My time here has given me the opportunity to meet some amazing people who I have had the pleasure to work with and each one has left me with useful tips and knowledge that I have been able to put into my own practice.
Lunch Time Supervisors
Nora Maala Bumanglag
Lunch time supervisor
I am a Lunch time supervisor at St Peter and St Paul Primary School. I help out in the Nursery when I can with their activities to promote their learning. My children used to come to this school and are now at Secondary. My hobbies are travelling, reading books when I can, I love to cook and share it the school staff. I enjoy working with children at school, especially with EYFS.