Pupil and Staff Achievements

Pupil and Staff Achievements

Over the years we have seen our students and staff go on to fulfill their dreams and achieve their ambitions.  Here are just a few of their stories.

Pupil Achievements

Father Richard is our current Parish Priest and a former pupil of Holy Cross, he has fond  memories of his time at Holy Cross.

Mrs Rachael Tipton is a former pupil and gained her current role as Deputy Headteacher and Special Educational Needs Coordinator at Holy Cross in September 2021.


Staff Achievements

Miss Hornsby started work as a Teaching Assistant at Holy Cross in 2007.  She then studied whilst working and gained Qualified Teacher Status.  In April 2019 Caroline gained the position of Deputy Headteacher and then in September 2022 started as Headteacher of Sacred Heart Primary Catholic Voluntary Academy within our Trust.

Lucy Woolley worked as a Midday Supervisor, she left Holy Cross in July 2019 to study at Derby University and now gained a BA (hons) in Sociology and a Youth Justice Certification.  Lucy started work as a Secondary School Teacher in September 2022.

Mrs McNamara was commissioned by Bishop Patrick in November 2023 to be an Extraordinary Minister. This allows Mrs McNamara to serve both at school and in her own Parish.

Mr Hammond bravely filled the role of the Dame in the school pantomime when one of the cast members became unwell. Mr Hammond was the star of the show and we were all very proud of him!

Mrs Alderson completed the Great North run.