Currently there are 322 children on roll at Duke Street Primary School.  The children are divided into 11 classes. Within these classes children are taught individually, in small groups and as a whole class.

As of January 2020 the classes are taught as follows:

Classes Year Group(s) Teacher(s) Responsibilities
Rose Reception Ms Zawistowicz
/Mrs Ridley
History/ Maths 
Tulip Rec / Y1 Miss Robinson Phonics
Acer Year 1 Miss Ainsworth Geography
Redwood Year 1 / 2 Mr Reay
/Miss Doyle (Thursday / Friday)
Spruce Year 2 Miss Sharman MFL- French
Maple Year 3 Mr McGuinness Science
Elder Year 3 / 4 Miss Gould RE
Rowan Year 4 Mrs Robinson Library
Willow Year 5 Mrs Worth


Poplar Year 5/6 Miss Partington PSHE
Sycamore Year 6 Mr Stephens Art / DT

As well as the class teacher, depending on the children in the class and the lesson concerned, there may well be many more trained adults to support in class.  These could be nursery nurses, special support assistants, teaching assistants.

Teachers have statutory Planning Preparation and Assessment time (PPA) when the class is taught by other members of staff.

Potential parent helpers are invited to offer their services to the school, subject to DBS clearance

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