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Star Academy, Burnaby Road, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 5PT  |  Tel: 01782 235055

Academy Team

Senior Leadership Team

Executive Principal  – Bobbie Caisley – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer

Head of School – Liz Broadhurst – Designated Safeguarding Officer

Assistant Head & Maths Leader – Caroline Lewis

SENCO & Inclusion Leader – Rosanna Drew

English Leader – Craig Battrick

Early Years Leader – Michayla Hobbs


Administration Team

Office Manager – Jane Brammer

Administration Assistant with Finance – Nicky Bell

HR/Finance Administrator – Tracey Smiles



Teacher – Lisa Turner

EYP – To be confirmed

Learning Support Assistant – Sharon Tomkinson

Learning Support Assistant – Erin Homer


Early Years Leader – Michayla Hobbs

Learning Support Assistant – Lisa Cooper

SEN Assistant – Denise Keogh

Year 1

SENCO/Inclusion Leader – Rosanna Drew

Learning Support Assistant – Julie Parker-Bowen

SEN Assistant – Stacey Green

Year 2

Assistant Head and Maths Lead – Caroline Lewis

Learning Support Assistant – Janet Birchall

SEN Assistant – Dawn Richardson

Year 3

Teacher – Leigh-Anne Eptlett

Learning Support Assistant – Lynne Dean

SEN Assistant– Liane Maltby

Year 4

Teacher – Jessica Clarke

Learning Support Assistant – Lynda Hampson

SEN Assistant – To be confirmed

Year 5

Teacher – Tim Ellis

Learning Support Assistant – Rachel Bithell

Year 6

English Lead – Craig Battrick

Learning Support Assistant – Llyn Andrews



Site Supervisor – Paul Green

Catering Supervisor – Julie Chamberlain

Catering Assistants – Julie Hodgkinson, Francheska Jenkins, Theresa Minshull, Vicky Stanway, Holly Marson

Senior Lunchtime Supervisor – Lynne Dean

Lunchtime Supervisors – Hayley Wintle, Paula Nerney, Kerry Johnson, Shirley Pedley, Kirsty Mould, Liane Maltby

Domestic Supervisor – Vicky Stanway

Domestic Assistant – Paula Nerney, Vanessa Bangala


Support Services

Educational Welfare Officer – Victoria Davies

Traveller Education Officer – Jo Softley