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Who's Who

Meet the staff at Kilcooley Primary School!

Mrs P Brown is our Principal.

Vice- Principal

Mrs K Maguire is our Vice-Principal. She is also the Literacy co-ordinator and Designated Child Protection teacher.

Nurture Group
Mrs J Lowry is our Nurture Group teacher and co-ordinates Forest Schools and Play in the Foundation Stage. She is also a Seesaw Ambassador.


Learning Support Unit

Ms A Stewart is the manager in the Learning Support Unit and teaches in the LSC1.  She is the SENCO and DDT for child protection. She also leads the choir and plays the piano for school assemblies and productions. She co-ordinates Global Learning, the School Council and PTA.

Mrs L Bell will cover every Tuesday and Wednesday in LSC 1 and every Thursday and Friday in P1.

Mr T Haddock is the teacher in LSC2.


Miss T Burch is the teacher in SCC1.


Mr S McGarvey is the teacher in SCC2. He is our Numeracy co-ordinator and teacher tutor. He is also in charge of school trips, first aid and helps co-ordinate Forest Schools.


Miss M Adams is the teacher in SLD Nursery.


Mr M Higgins is the teacher in SLD P1.

Nursery School 
Mrs M Campbell is the Nursery School teacher.

Year 1
Mrs J Stevenson is the P1 teacher Monday to Wednesday with Mrs L Bell covering each Thursday and Friday. 

Year 2
Miss M McCann is our P2 teacher.


Year 3

Miss McCloud and Ms Boyle are the P3 teachers. 

Year 4
Mrs S Ferguson is our P4 teacher and PE co-ordinator from Wednesday to Friday.


Year 5
Mrs V Keenan teaches P5 . She co-ordinates ICT, Rights Respecting Schools and is also our netball coach.


Years 4 and 5

Mrs J Coffey is a job share teacher 2 days in P3/4 and one day in P5. 

Year 6
Mrs L Johnston is our P6 teacher and WAU/Eco schools co-ordinator.

Year 7
Mr J Hall is our P7 teacher and football coach. He also co-ordinates Erasmus and our Transition Programme.

Engage Programme

Mrs M Duncan takes small withdrawal groups 3 days a week.

Classroom Assistants (Nurture Group)

Mrs Richardson is our Nurture Group assistant.

Classroom Assistants (Nursery)

Mrs V Steele is our Nursery Assistant.

Classroom Assistants (School)

Mrs S O'Malley Rea is the P1 Classroom Assistant.


Ms J Bailie is a 1-1 teaching assistant in P1 along with Miss N Reynolds and Mrs G Hunter.

Miss H McCullough is the teaching assistant in P2.


Mrs R Mullen is a 1-1 teaching assistant in P2 along with Mrs J Willis.


Mrs K Craig is a 1/1 teaching assistant in P3 along with Miss L McCullough and Mrs C Reynolds.


Miss S Bakewell is a 1-1 teaching assistant in P4 along with Mr A Mercer, Miss M Clarke.


Ms McDowell is  a 1-1 teaching assistant in P6.


Mrs D Noland is a 1-1 teaching assistant in P7 with Mr S Craig.


Classroom Assistants (Learning Support Unit)


Mrs Patterson is a teaching assistant in the Learning Support Unit LSC2 with Mr D Connery.


Mrs H Phillips is a teaching assistant in the Learning Support Unit LSC1.


Mr R Barry is a teaching assistant in the Learning Support Unit SCC2 with Miss N Calvert and Mr C Kelly.


Mrs McCall is a teaching assistant in the Learning Support Unit SCC with Ms Morgan.


Miss A Mayne is a teaching assistant in SLD Nursery with Miss E Adams and Mrs A Beckett.


Mrs C Haddock is a teaching assistant in SLD P1 with Miss S Stephens and Miss E Rees.


Mr Nixon is our Learning Engagement Officer.

School Secretary 

Mrs N Manning is our school secretary and she works hard to manage the school administration.

School Caretaker


Mr G Beattie is our school caretaker. He is always busy with the upkeep of our lovely school.

There are many others who contribute to our wonderful school team such as the lunchtime supervisors, the cleaning staff and a dedicated Board of Governors.