St Gregory & St Patrick's Catholic Infant School
Emma Jackson -as well as being head teacher at St Gregory & St Patrick’s, she is also head at St Patrick’s in Cleator Moor. Emma is part of all committees at both school and is also a co-opted governor at St Begh’s School.
Sarah Peck- HLTA currently working in Year 2, she has worked here for 19 years and has experience working with all year groups. Sarah is trained in reading intervention and enjoys being involved with our gymnastics team.
Sarah enjoys walking with her family and Bob the dog!
Jo Jones - Assistant head teacher at St Gregory & St Patrick’s, currently teaching in Reception. Jo is also Special needs co-ordinator, working with parents and other Educational and Health professionals to support children’s learning and development.
Jo’s husband also works in school as a cleaner
Sean Clarke - works for the National Nuclear Laboratory having been based on Sellafield site for 13 years and is responsible for a wide range of projects and team members including the management of the NNL technical resource in the development of novel thermal treatment processes. The commissioning, installation and operation of such processes is a key priority. He has previously led key NNL projects for various customers on various sites. Sean maintains an interest in the wider industry through attendance and presentation at relevant conferences with respect to R&D highlights in his team’s area of expertise. Current and previous roles have included significant health, safety and financial interests.
Sean’s daughter Aoife attends the school and his son Conall will start in 2018.
Sean is our Local Authority Governor and is also part of the Staff & Finance and Health and Safety Committees.
Tracey Sullivan - Worked as a civil servant for 26 years in various facing roles. She also attends St Begh’s church helping with the children’s liturgy and the First Holy Communion programme. Tracey is a member of the Staff and Finance committee.
Ellen Jackson - Retired teacher, taught at St Mary’s Primary and St Joseph’s Primary. Ellen is the lead catechist at St Begh’s church for Sunday liturgy and First Holy Communion programme. Outside interests include gardening, walking and visiting family living outside the area. Ellen is also a member of our Health & Safety and Curriculum and Standards committees.
Judith Starkie - Registered nurse and Health visitor working on the local community. Currently safeguarding governor and part of the Health & Safety and Curriculum & Standards committees.
Judith has two children, one of which attends St Gregory & St Patrick’s and enjoys baking!
Michael Doyle - Retired teacher at Lakes College West Cumbria where I taught Health & Safety, First Aid, Manual handling, Health & social Care and Child Care along with various other outreach subjects.
Currently a Special Minister of the Eucharist and Reader at St. Begh’s Church and generally oversee the Health & Safety in the church.
Chair of Governors at St Gregory and St Patricks Infant school, Health & Safety Governor and also on the Health & Safety committee and Staffing and Finance committee at the school.
David Rogac - worked at Sellafield Ltd for 40 years, first 10 years were spent In Cost Accounting and the last 30 years spent as a Nuclear Materials Accountant working with International Nuclear Materials Inspectors who visit Site. Prior to joining Sellafield he worked for a local Chartered Accountant in Whitehaven.
David has been a Church Minister at St Benedict’s for the last 15 years.
Outside interests are walking his two dogs, documentaries on World War 2, all Sport on TV, Cinema, and following Workington Reds and Carlisle United Football Teams
He has been a Governor since 1999 and is currently on the Staffing and Finance Committee.
Sheila Healy - Worked in the post office for 17 years and 32 years as a local government officer with Copeland Borough Council until retiring in 2006.
Sheila has been a governor for 4 terms of office and is part of the Health & Safety and Curriculum and Standards committees.
Sheila is an active member of the St Begh’s Vincent de Paul society and manages the piety shop at the church, also a member of the Copeland residents committee.
Steph Power - has worked at Sellafield for the past 16yrs in the Magnox Reprocessing plant as Operations Support. Steph has two children who have attend St Gregory's, she enjoys time with her family & walking her dog Maggie.
Jolene Cardwell - Jolene has worked in customer services for the past 14 years and attends St Beghs Church. Jolene has two children, one of which attends St Gregory's & St Patrick's.
Jolene is a member of the Health and Safety Committee.
Sue Savage - Experienced language teacher, teaching at St Benedict’s for the last 20 years. Sue is vice-chair of Governors and is also part of the Staffing & Finance and Curriculum & Standards committees.
Outside interests include reading, travelling and spending time with family.
Michelle Holliday - Moved to the area in 2004 from West Yorkshire and is qualified Family Law solicitor practising in a local firm for over 10 years.
Michelle has two children in the school at present and enjoys spending time with my family in my spare time.
Kathryn Ball - also working part time in the school office as an administrative assistant and has been there since 2003.