The Staff in Nursery:

Miss C Dowds - Nursery Class Teacher

Hi, I'm Miss Dowds and I am a the Nursery class teacher.

Previously I have worked in a school for children with special needs for 3 years.

I enjoy taking my dog Poppy to the beach for long walks.  I love to travel to see my friends.

Miss N Kaur - Teaching Assistant

My name is Nikita Kaur and I'm currently working in Nursery.

In my spare time I enjoy speding time with my family and friends.

Mrs F Hussain - Teaching Assistant

My name is Mrs Hussain and I am a teaching assistant in Nursery.  I joined Crumpsall Lane Primary School in 2014.

I have a BA(hons) degree in early childhood studies.  In my spare time I enjoy reading and spending time with my family.

Mrs D Shaw - Teaching Assistant

Hi, I am Mrs Shaw.  I am new to the world of education having been in retail management for the last 12 years.

I am looking forward to building my new career at Crumpsall Lane.

I enjoy spending time with family & friends, eating out and going on holiday with my husband.

The staff in Reception are:

Miss R Hay - EYFS Lead & Class Teacher

I started working at Crumpsall Lane in 2014.  I teach in one of the reception classes.

I enjoy going to the park and swimming.

I love working at Crumpsall Lane and dressing up in the role play is my favourite activity.

Mrs S Medley - SEN Teaching Assistant

I'm an additional needs teaching assistant. I really enjoy the work I do and helping the children I support achieve the best of their ability whilst working and having fun!

My hobbies are: time walking the family dog and spending time with my family and my gorgeous grandson.

Ms K Asquith - Teaching Assistant

I have spent many years within early years both in England and Europe.

I really enjoy the variety and fast pace of working with younger children and helping them learn and grow.

Miss J Medley - Teaching Assistant

Hi I'm Miss Medley, on leaving school in 2003 I completed my Diploma in Childcare and Education at Bury College. My first job was working in a private Nursery in Crumpsall with children aged from birth to five years.

I came to Crumpsall Lane in February 2009.  I have been working in EYFS for 12 years. 

I get a chance to work with all children within the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) which I love. I really enjoy working with the younger children as they are such a delight. I also enjoy being part of Crumpsall Lane's happy, fun caring school.

In my spare time I enjoy swimming, drawing and spending time with my family.

Mrs H Owens - Class Teacher - Science Co Ordinator

Hello! I have been at Crumpsall Lane Primary School for many years now and have worked mainly across KS1 and lower KS2 in that time.

This is my third year in Reception and I am enjoying the challenge of learning to work in a different way.

I enjoy teaching in fun, creative and exciting ways. I have a wonderful daughter called Evie.

Mrs L Mayoh - Teaching Assistant

I have worked at Crumpsall Lane since July 2015 and am currently based in one of the reception classes.  I have almost 30 years experience in Early Years Education and my previous roles include deputy manager of a college nursery and running a pre-school playgroup with my mum!

I have two, very lovely, grown up children, a daughter who lives in Northampton and a son who lives in Eygpt.

My hobbies include jewellery making, painting on canvas and learning about astronomy.  When time allows, I also can be found cycling, camping and kayaking with my husband.

Mrs S Malik - Teaching Assistant

My name is Mrs Malik and I am a teaching assistant working in Reception and Year 5. I enjoy helping children to learn and broaden their knowledge.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.  I am also a huge fan of Bollywood films which I have been watching since my childhood.

Miss J Griffiths - Teaching Assistant

My name is Miss Griffiths.  I am currently working in Reception.

I enjoy travelling and spending my spare time with friends and family.

Miss L Sims - Teaching Assistant

My name is Miss Sims and I'm a teaching assistant in Reception.

I have a degree in Educational Psychology from Edge Hill University.

In my spare time I enjoy scenic walks in the countryside and the occasional jog.

Contact the School

Crumpsall Lane Primary School

Crumpsall Lane
M8 5SR

Main Contact: Mrs Karen Buxton

Tel: 0161 740 3741
Fax: 0161 795 1572