West Hampstead Primary has a dedicated and experienced staff who are committed to ensuring the children receive the best possible education. The staffing structure of the school is designed to ensure excellent leadership and management as well as the highest quality teaching and learning.


Gerri O’Brien, Djamila Boubatra, Michael Barnes, Kirsty Salkeld

Reception  Avon

Jenny Armson, Berni Quirke

Reception  Lily

Dan Woodroffe, Maxine Lee

Year 1 Tyne

Abigail Wells, Louise Emery

Year 1 Severn

Madi Gray, Joan Lyster

Year 2 Clyde

Alex Efford, Munevver Demir, Hinna Raja

Year 2  Shannon

Hannah Bones / Neil Thompson, Meltem Alici

Year 3  Thames

Jenny Turner

Year 3  Mersey

Hannah Vinter, Pauline Bell

Year 4  Seine

Louise Kwa / Sophie Keating, Vera Shabani

Year 4 Danube

Olivia Cooper, Michelle Headley, Melissa Ling, Kelly Caffrey

Year 5 Ganges

Shuhena Begum

Year 5 Mississippi

Debbie O'Brien, Anita Baker

Year 6 Congo

Claire Dinata, Ayo Oluwasanya, Vladimir Netty

Year 6  Nile

Anna Woodfield, Andreas Pearson

Year 6 Amazon

Lysander Code, Tania Parsons 

Tuition Tutor Greg Cooper

IT Support

James Beynon


Karl Beckford, Hayden Thomas

Art Provision
Micaela Schafer
SENCO Karen Filiz

Music teachers




Joel Armishaw / Donat Berkoz / Agnieszka Teodorowska  (Piano)
Emanuele Fizzotti  (Guitar)
Francesca Lombardelli  (Drums)
Sarah-Beth O'Mullane  (Voice)
Clea Thomasset  (Woodwind)
Edward Ashby  (Trumpet and Trombone)

Senior Leadership



Sam Drake (Headteacher)
Jim Roebuck (Deputy Head, Y5-Y6 lead)
Sophie Keating (Assistant Head, Y3-Y4, lead)
Hannah Bones (Assistant Head, Y1-Y2 lead)
Karen Filiz (Assistant Head, SENCO and EYFS lead)
Paul Dougan (School Business Manager)

School Business and
Site team 


Paul Dougan(School Business Manager)
Amanda Martin (School Home Liaison Officer)
Furtuna Hatipi (School Administrative Officer)
John Taylor (Senior Site Officer)
Jackie O’Keefe (Assistant Site Officer)


Salary range Number of employees
£100,000-£110,000 0
£110,001-£120,000 0
£120,001-£130,000 0
£130,001-£140,000 0
£140,001 and above 0