Staff Members

  • Miss Ridyard - Headteacher
  • Mrs Willis - Deputy Headteacher
  • Mrs Dunn - SENCO (Miss Ridyard in event of her absence)
  • Miss Finch - Year 6
  • Miss Laverty - Year 5
  • Mrs Lee - Year 4
  • Miss O'Malley- Year 3
  • Miss Cadogen- Year 2
  • Mrs Hodson/Mrs Jessop - Year 1
  • Miss Coleman - Reception
  • Mrs Chadwick & Mrs Shaw - Nursery
  • Mrs Brierley   - School Business Manager
  • Miss Chilton  - School Clerk
  • Mr Shields - Site Officer
  • Mrs Royle  - Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs Breen  - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss Brewell  - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss McMillan - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss Smith - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss Barnes - Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs Bancroft - Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs Curran - Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs Smith - Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs May - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss Rigby - Teaching Assistant
  • Mr Doe - Teaching Assistant


“Together as God’s children we will, love, learn, grow, inspire, Let your light shine”.


  • To work together with families as the first educators of their children.
  • To create a happy Roman Catholic atmosphere in which everyone can develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, morally and physically.
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment in which everyone is encouraged to develop his or her full potential.
  • To promote self-discipline in an atmosphere which fosters respect, tolerance and acceptance of all people.
  • This school is committed to encouraging the children to develop into responsible members of the school community in preparation for their role as adult members of society. In helping us to achieve this goal we anticipate the co-operation of all our parents.
  • To support all members of the community in their faith journey.

St Joseph The Worker RC Primary School, Cutnook Ln, Irlam, Manchester M44 6GX