Birchfield Primary School

Birchfield Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS27 7HU




Deputy Headteacher 

 Mrs Samantha Hirst

Ms Bratby (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Assistant Headteacher

Miss Walker 

Class Teachers




Mrs Threlfall  (EYFS Leader/ Nursery)

Mrs Sowden (Reception) 

Miss Stainsby (Y1)

Miss Atkinson (Y2)

Miss Bentley (Y3)

Mrs Rush/Miss Storey(Y4)

Miss Walker (Y5)

Miss Bowkett (Y6)

Special Educational Needs and

Disability Coordinator (SENDCo)



Mrs Wilkie (Currently on Maternity) 

Mrs Hirst


Teaching Assistants


Mrs Kitchen (Nursery)

Miss Makin (Reception) 

Mrs Towler (Reception)

Miss Harris (Reception)

Mrs Brooks (Y1/Y2)

Mrs Jensen (Y1/2)

Miss McGill (Y2)

Mrs Pickles (Y3/4)

Mrs Stephenson (Y5/6)

Buddies Before and After School Provision

Playleader Manager

Playleader Deputies






Gillian McMullen

Lynne Kitchen and Debbie Russell


Alison Lee

Sarah Harris

Kat Pickles

Sarah Sweeney

Finance and Operations Manager


Mrs Wharton

Administrative Assistant


Mrs Davies

Midday Supervisor


Mrs Davies

Midday Supervisory Assistants


Rachel Chaudhari

Paula Jensen

Alison Lee

Sarah Harris

Amanda Stone

Jemma Grayson

Julia Towler

Katherine Pickles

Kathryn Stephenson

Sarah Brooks

Paige McGill

Site Superintendent 



Facilities Assistants






Ian Dawson



Zbysek Halys

Julie Batey

Marie Wootton

Lynne Kitchen

Julia Towler


Catering Manager (Catering Leeds)


Janine Ingham

Catering Assistants (Catering Leeds)


Pam White (Deputy Catering Manager)

Simona Marin

GDPR Data Protection Officer 


Richard Lewis-Ogden