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Moyle Primary School & Nursery Unit, Larne

Who's Who - Teaching Staff

Principal – Gareth Hamilton
Principal – Gareth Hamilton

Mr Hamilton took over as Principal of Moyle Primary School and Nursery Unit in September 2017, after previously working as Principal of Sunnylands Primary School in Carrickfergus, for nearly six years.  Mr Hamilton is committed to working alongside the excellent staff at Moyle to continue building upon the excellent standard of education in the school in a caring supportive environment.  Mr Hamilton chairs the Senior Leadership Team.

Vice-Principal – Marian Mann
Vice-Principal – Marian Mann

As well as her Vice-Principal duties, Mrs Mann teaches LSC 2 oversees the Learning Support Centre and is the schools Special Educational Needs Coordinator, SENCO.  Mrs Mann is a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

 
P7 / Senior Teacher – Alison Ford-Hutchinson
P7 / Senior Teacher – Alison Ford-Hutchinson

Mrs Ford-Hutchinson is a former pupil of Moyle Primary School and is the second generation of her family to teach at the school.  As well as teaching Primary 7 Mrs Ford Hutchinson heads up the Literacy team, oversees Key Stage 2 and looks after assessment for the whole school.  Mrs Ford-Hutchinson is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and is involved in the PTA. 

Nursery – Julianne Greer
Nursery – Julianne Greer

As well as teaching our Nursery classes Mrs Greer oversees the Foundation Stage of the school and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

 
Primary 1 – Nicola Blain
Primary 1 – Nicola Blain

Miss Blain teaches P1 and oversees ICT, Information Communication Technology, throughout Moyle Primary School.  Miss Blain assists with the school choir.

Primary 1 – Caroline Higginson
Primary 1 – Caroline Higginson

Miss Higginson teaches P1 and oversees many of our ‘intervention programmes’ in school such as Homework Club, Friendship Group and FRED our Dad’s group.  Miss Higginson is also part of the pastoral team and is Deputy Designated Teacher for Child Protection. 

 
Primary 2 – Barbara Johnston
Primary 2 – Barbara Johnston

Mrs Johnston looks after attendance and Health and Safety within the school as well as helping with the PTA and teaching P2. 

Primary 2 – Amy Coleman
Primary 2 – Amy Coleman

Miss Coleman teaches P2 and is Assistant SENCO.  Miss Coleman also looks after the school hockey team.

 
Primary 3- Nicola Ames
Primary 3- Nicola Ames

Mrs Ames heads up Pastoral Care within the school as well as teaching P3.  Mrs Ames is the Designated Teacher for Child Protection.  Mrs Ames is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. 

Primary 3 – Rachel Simpson
Primary 3 – Rachel Simpson

Mrs Simpson, oversees Key Stage 1 (P3 and 4) and heads up the Numeracy team within Moyle as well as teaching P3.  Mrs Simpson is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. 

 
Primary 4 – Jo Martin (Currently on Maternity Leave)
Primary 4 – Jo Martin (Currently on Maternity Leave)

Mrs Martin teaches P4 and is involved in the sports life of the school. 

Primary 4 – Abbie Johnston
Primary 4 – Abbie Johnston

Miss Johnston is teaching P4 during Mrs Martin’s maternity leave.  She is looking after the development of Shared Education as well as taking Drama after school.

 
Primary 4 – Nicola Curran
Primary 4 – Nicola Curran

Miss Curran is a member of the school’s literacy team as well as teaching P4.  She takes the Drama club after school alongside Miss Johnston.

Primary 5 – Judith Webster
Primary 5 – Judith Webster

Mrs Webster is a member of the school’s literacy team as well as teaching P5.  She leads an ICT club after school. 

 
Primary 5 – Mrs Barr/Mrs Saunders (Jobshare)
Primary 5 – Mrs Barr/Mrs Saunders (Jobshare)

Mrs Barr teaches P5 three days a week and is part of the school’s World Around Us team.


Mrs Saunders teaches P5 two days per week and looks after RE within the school. 

Primary 6 – Aimee Duncan
Primary 6 – Aimee Duncan

Mrs Duncan teaches P6, leads our Pupil Council, helps with the PTA and takes Art Club after school. 

 
Primary 6 – Gillian Wallace
Primary 6 – Gillian Wallace

Miss Wallace is our Music Coordinator and leads the Arts Team as well as teaching P6. 

Primary 7 – Mrs Weatherup
Primary 7 – Mrs Weatherup

As well as teaching P7 Mrs Weatherup is the schools Physical Education Coordinator. 

 
LSC 1 – Jill McKay – Maternity leave, Catherine Lindsay (Career Break)
LSC 1 – Jill McKay – Maternity leave, Catherine Lindsay (Career Break)
LSC1 – Dianne Barr
LSC1 – Dianne Barr

Mrs Barr is currently teaching LSC1. 

 
LSC3 – Adele McKeown
LSC3 – Adele McKeown

Mrs McKeown is a former pupil of Moyle and as well as teaching LSC3 heads up the World Around Us and looks after new teachers within the school. 

Learning Support – Lucinda McCluskey (Currently off)
Learning Support – Lucinda McCluskey (Currently off)

Mrs McCluskey looks after learning support within Moyle, taking withdrawal groups and individuals.  She also is in charge of charity. 

 
Learning Support – Mrs McCorkell
Learning Support – Mrs McCorkell

Mrs McCorkell is covering Mrs McCluskey’s duties during her absence.