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The Primrose Centre

Be safe, be happy and learn

Contact Details

Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our centre.


Leadership Team


Mrs Kuldip Berdesha  Executive Headteacher/Designated Safeguard Lead
Mrs Kate Rock   Deputy Headteacher/SENDCo/Designated Safeguard Lead/Teacher responsible for Looked After Children/Attendance/Nurture
Mrs Paula Hale  Assistant Headteacher/Designated Safeguard Lead/English Co-ordinator/PHSE Co-ordinator/Offsite Leader


Teaching and Support Staff


Mrs Amy Sisley Class teacher/Science Co-ordinator     
Mr Aidan Watkins Class teacher/PE Co-ordinator
Mr John Byatt Learning Mentor/Learning Support Practitioner
Mrs Cassandra Wishart-Dunne Learning Support Practitioner
Mr Satveer Bhogal Learning Support Practitioner
Miss Lucy Hales Learning Support Practitioner
Mr Andrew Burton Learning Support Practitioner
Mr Basil Francis Learning Support Practitioner


Adminstrative and Premises staff


Mrs Julie Clarke Office Manager                     
Mr Dave Trafford Site Manager
Mrs Pam Johnson Cleaner


Management Committee

Richard Hipkiss 

Deputy Headteacher

Hargate Primary 0121 553 4178


Area of Responsibility - Chair of Governors/


Dr Kevin Rowland

Co-opted Governor

Area of Responsibility - Vice chair/Behaviour & attendance

Haleema Yousaf

Manager Fair Access & Exclusions Team

Area of Responsibility - Pastoral

Sally Fenby


Old Hill Primary


Lynne Paino


Crocketts Primary


Phillip Butcher


Priory Primary


Dave Smith

Head of Campus

Sandwell Community Schools

Area of Responsibility - Curriculum

Heather Paul

Co-opted Governor


Michelle Hill

SEND Lead for Sandwell

Area of Responsibility - SEND

Kate Rock

Deputy Headteacher

Primrose Centre

Staff Governor