Gillas Lane Primary Academy and Nursery, Seaton Avenue, Houghton Le Spring, Sunderland, DH5 8EH

0191 500 5956

Gillas Lane Primary Academy and Nursery

Proud to be part of the Aim High Academy Trust


Teaching Staff

Head Teacher – Mrs Monaghan

Assistant Head Teacher - Mrs Straughan

Director of Safeguarding and Pupil Welfare - Mrs Shovlin

SENDCo - Mrs Dodds

Teaching Staff:

Mr Clarke - Year 6 Teacher

Mrs Daley - Y4/5 Teacher, MFL and PE Lead

Mrs Dodds- Year 3/4 Teacherr, Science and Music Lead

Miss Emmerson- Year 2 Teacher, KS1 Lead, Geography, History and Maths Lead

Mrs Mossa- EYFS Lead and Computing Lead

Miss Pratt- EYFS Teacher

Mrs Straughan- Y6 PoS Teacher, RE and English Lead

Mrs Wharton- Y1 Teacher, Art & Design and Design Technology Lead


Curently on maternity leave:

Miss Carpenter

Teaching Assistants:

Mrs Burnhope - EYFS

Mr Douglass (HLTA) - KS2

Mrs Simpson - KS1  

Business Support Officer:

Miss Todd

Site Supervisor:

Mr Oliver


Lunchtime Supervisors:

Mrs Mennear

Mrs Pattinson

Mrs Simpson

Mrs Walton

Mrs Karaivanova


First Aiders:

Mrs Burnhope

Miss Todd

Mrs Dodds

Mr Douglass

Mrs Walton

Mrs Wharton