Dedicated "Super" Staff

The team at Eppleton Academy Primary School are super staff in every way. They make a difference because they care. Every child at Eppleton will receive the very best teaching, support and care during their time at the school.

Get to know a little more about our team with Teacher Top Trumps. 

Teacher Top Trumps


Mrs Jackson

Headteacher/ DSL

I've lived in Sunderland all my life and have 2 gorgeous girls who I love talking about. If it is a sunny day you will find us at one of the beautiful beaches. I enjoy running and play in a netball team.


Purple
Super Speed - The Flash
Maths
101 Dalmatians
Happy, loyal and expressive

Mrs Bainbridge

Business Manager

I'm married with two children. I love going for walks with Ellis my Cockerpoo. I enjoy visiting the cinema and going on holiday.


Yellow
Teleportation, so I could see the world.
History
The Iron Man- Ted Hughes
Reliable, creative, respectful

Miss Davies

Admin Officer

I love spending time with my family especially my two children Freddie and Olivia. I love going on holiday and visiting new places.


Pink
Invisibility
Art
Stick Man
Kind, Loving & Thoughful
Year 5

Miss Defty

Assistant Headteacher/ Teacher / Maths Lead/ Computing Lead/ DDSL

Enjoy travelling, visiting new countries. I am a football fan, supporting Sunderland and enjoy going to gigs.


Blue
Mind Reading
Maths / Art
The Day the Crayons Quit
Loud, funny and organised
Nursery

Miss Imrie

Assistant Headteacher/Teacher/Early Reading Lead/ PD Lead/DDSL

I love to travel the world, discovering new places and exploring other cultures. I enjoy trying different types of food from the countries I visit. I love spending time with my friends and family.


Blue
Superhuman speed
Art
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
Creative, dedicated, caring
Year 6

Mrs Smiles

Teacher/ PE Lead/ RE Lead

I have two sons, who I love going for long walks with and to the beach. I love theme parks, especially the fast rides. My favourite food is garlic.


Red
The ability to fly
Maths
Holes
Happy, patient, competitive
Year 6

Mrs Huntingdon

Teacher/ Literacy & Reading Lead/ Music Lead

I always wanted to be a teacher and love teaching in Upper Key Stage 2. I love to spend time with family and friends, especially with my two little boys, Charlie and Theo.


Black
Time Travel
English
Kensuke's Kingdom - Michael Morpurgo
Kind, funny and calm
Year 5

Miss Day

Teacher

I enjoy going back home to Leeds to see my family and spending time with my friends. I love musical theatre and used to be a singer and dancer before I became a teacher.


Pink
To be able to fly
PE
The Magic Faraway Tree
Friendly, thoughtful and resilient
Year 4

Miss Kay

Teacher

I love reading and spending time with my family and friends. I enjoy visiting theme parks in lots of different places because I love rollercoasters.


Green
To control time
History
Howl's Moving Castle- Diana Wynne Jones
cheerful, kind, friendly
Year 3

Miss Rowell

Teacher/ SENDCO/ Art Lead

I love walking my dogs in the fields and at the beach with friends. I have an 18 year old son called Daniel.


Pinks and blue
I'd like an invisibility cloak
Art and Maths
Oh no George & Harry Potter
Lively, entertaining and reliable
Year 2

Mrs Cowen

Teacher/ French Lead/ Music Lead


Pink or black
To go back in time and see people who no longer here
Phonics and helping children to read.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Resilient, loyal, friendly
Year 1

Mrs Horsfield

Teacher/ History Lead

I love spending time with my lovely family.


Green
To be a computer whizz
History
The Secret Garden
Calm, happy, kind
Year 1

Mrs Barrow

Teacher/ Science Lead

I love to take my dog on long walks.


Blue
To grant wishes
Science
Guess How Much I Love You
Fun, reliable, friendly
Reception

Mrs Wilson

Teacher/ EYFS Lead/ DT Lead

I've been a teacher for 20 years and most enjoy teaching in Early Years. I love to read and my favourite food is chocolate. I am a mam and have two boys at home.


Black
The ability to manipulate time
Literacy/ Creative activities
The Secret Garden
Loving, caring, kind
Reception

Mr Shreeve

Teaching Assistant

I love spending time with my family and going camping, also I enjoy playing Ice hockey.


Purple
Time Manipulation
Maths
Skulduggery Pleasant series by Derek Landy
Fun, loyal and kind
Nursery

Miss Mordey

Teaching Assistant

I love spending time with my son and family. I enjoy going to the beach and going out for meals. I also love gardening in the sunshine.


Pink
To be invisible.
Maths
The Rainbow Fish
Happy, kind, fun loving

Mrs Davies

HLTA

I have 2 daughters. I love to travel. I was a medic in the army a long time ago.


Yellow
To be invisible
English and Child Care
We are Going on a Bear Hunt
Caring, thoughtful and honest
Nursery

Miss Smoughton

HLTA

I love getting out and about with my two sons, usually to the forest where we like to climb in the trees and play in the streams.


Yellow
To be able to fly
Science
Reckless Ruby & The Twits
Positive, kind, trustworthy

Mrs Jackson

Lunchtime Supervisor

I love my job. I love spending time with my grandchildren and going away on holiday.


Purple
To make everyone happy
Cookery
Beauty and the Beast
Kind, caring, happy

Mrs Griffiths

Lunchtime Supervisor

I am married and have two children, Olivia age 10 and Eddie age 8.


Purple
To be able to fly
Science
Hairy MacLary from Donaldson's Dairy
Kind, caring, thoughtful

Miss Woods

Lunchtime Supervisor

I love spending time with my daughter Ava and in my spare time I enjoy looking after my horse!


Blue
Super Human Hearing
English
Calm Down Boris!
Friendly, kind, quiet

Ms Harper

Lunchtime Supervisor

I have 4 grown up children and 5 grandchildren. I love spending time with them. I also enjoy reading different genres of books.


Purple
Time Travelling
Reading
Guess How Much I Love You
Kind, caring, loving

Mr Mahan

Site Supervisor

I have two daughters, 2 grandchildren and a Boston terrier dog. I love going on holiday and I am a keen Sunderland supporter.


Blue
Super Fast
Science
Guinness Book of Records
Happy, Loyal & Kind

Mrs Gowland

Cleaner

I like to go on holiday.


Red / Black
Make myself rich
French
Famous Five
Happy, helpful and loving

Miss Caden

Early Help Worker

I have 7 children and a dog. I live near the sea and like to collect sea glass on long dog walks. My favourite food is chocolate.


Green
To live forever
Art
War Horse
Friendly, good listener, kind

Mrs Houghton

Teacher

I love to spend time with family and friends, especially my two children Bobby and Theo. I have a crazy German Shorthaired Pointer called Teddy who is always getting into mischief and two cute guinea pigs.


Green
To have healing powers
History
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Dedicated, kind-hearted, reliable

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