Meet our Staff Team

Teaching, leadership and support staff at Wirksworth Federation of Infant Schools work very much as a team across our two infant school sites.

This means we are able to share expertise and human resources - and get plenty of exercise walking from one building to the other!

Leadership and Teaching

Federation Head teacher:

Mrs J Poyser, Designated Safeguarding Lead

Wirksworth Infant School:

Mrs H Marriott - Hawthorn class teacher (Y1/2), SENDCo, PE Co-ordinator, Deputy Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mrs S Waller - Oak class teacher, Mon-Tues (EYFS)

Miss V Brooks - Oak class teacher, Weds-Fri (EYFS)

Wirksworth Church of England Infant School:

Mrs E Blenkinsop -  Sycamore class teacher (Y2), Deputy Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mrs R Emery - Ash class teacher (EYFS)

Mrs C Birch - Beech class teacher (Y1), Mon-Weds

Mrs F Essex - Beech class teacher (Y1), Weds-Fri

School Business Support

Mrs C Rowlatt - School Business Officer

Mrs A Haynes - School Business Assistant

Wirksworth Church of England Infant School
Wirksworth Church of England Infant School

Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Mrs M Wanford (Nuture Leader) and Mrs H Kay 

Catering Team

Mrs P Curley - Catering Supervisor

Ms E Wheatcroft, Ms S Stevens, Ms J Wragg - Catering Assistants

Midday Supervisors

Mrs L Gregory - Senior MDS WI school

Ms L Brewell - Senior MDS CE school

Mrs L Derbyshire, Mrs T Goodwin, Mrs A O'Donoghue - WI 

 Mrs J Russell, Mrs L Flitter, Mrs M McCabe, Mrs P Turner -

CE school

Wirksworth infant School
Wirksworth infant School

Teaching Assistants

Mrs H Kay, Mrs M Wanford, Mrs M Chapman,

Mrs J Bowler, Mrs N Rapkin, Mrs D King


Mr S Maskrey - CE school, Mr N Fletcher - WI school