Holy Family Catholic Primary School

To work, to pray, to play in the Light of the Lord


Executive Headteacher  

Mr McQuillen Strong Child Protection Officer

When Mr Strong is not at Holy Family, he can be found at St. Paul's Catholic Primary School, Alwoodley.

Acting Headteacher  

Mrs Rees Child Protection Officer, SENCo, Lower School Leader, Student Mentor.

Acting Deputy Headteacher

Mr Biedka Maths Leader, Data Management, School Council, Schools Direct Mentor


Mrs Duffy Classteacher

Mrs Gibbons Teaching Assistant

Miss Jones Teaching Assistant


Miss Walsh Classteacher, Computing Leader, e-Safety, Website Manager, EY SLE

Mrs Burrow Teaching Assistant

Miss Marshall Teaching Assistant

Year 1

Miss James Classteacher

Mrs Higgins Teaching Assistant

Miss Okrutna Teaching Assistant

Year 2

Miss Fletcher Classteacher 

Mrs Murphy Teaching Assistant

Mrs Archdale HLTA, Intervention Teacher 

Year 3

Miss Coleman Classteacher

Mrs McHale Teaching Assistant

Mrs Merdani HLTA, MFL

Year 4

Miss Nicholson Classteacher

Mrs Woolley Teaching Assistant, Reading Champion

Mrs Angstmann Teaching Assistant

Year 5

Mrs Flanagan Classteacher, Literacy and Music Leader

Miss Conroy Teaching Assistant

Year 6

Miss Wharton Classteacher, RE Leader

Mr Biedka Classteacher

Miss Clayton Teaching Assistant, Extra Curricular PE support.



Maternity Leave

Mrs Coleman

Mrs Williams

Miss Vickers


Mrs Backhouse Intervention Teaching Assistant

Mrs Crosthwaite Learning Mentor/Family Support Worker, Child Protection Lead Officer

Mrs Merdani HLTA, PPA Classteacher In Y3

Mrs Kennedy Office Manager

Miss Senior Admin Assistant  


Lunchtime Supervisors

Mrs Burrow Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Marshall Deputy Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Collinson Lunchtime Assistant

Miss Dixon Lunchtime Assistant

Mrs Duffy Lunchtime Assistant

Mrs Taylor Lunchtime Assistant

Mrs Qamar Lunchtime Assistant


Mr McGann Superintendent

Miss Firth Cleaner

Mrs Taylor Cleaner in Charge