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West Hampstead Primary School

"Together, we achieve."

Who's Who


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, Jackie O'Keefe, Kirsty Salkeld

Reception  Avon

Jenny Armson, Bernie Quirke

Reception  Lily

Lisa Gafa, Maxine Lee

Year 1 Tyne

Abigail Wells, Munevver Demir

Year 1 Severn

Aran Huseyin, Maxine Johnson, Louise Emery

Year 2 Clyde

Jessica Hardcastle, Joan Lyster

Year 2  Shannon

Alex Efford,

Year 3  Thames

Nazmin Nessa (maternity cover Dionne St Matthew Daniel), Michelle Headley

Year 3  Mersey

Michelle Housley, Laura Gouldbourne

Year 4  Seine

Louise Kwa/Neil Thompson, Anita Baker

Year 4 Danube

 Anna Woodfield, Daniel Danjuma

Year 5 Ganges

Shuhena Begum, Pauline Bell

Year 5 Mississippi

Debbie O'Brien , Tania Parsons, Andreas Persson

Year 6 Congo

Claire Dinata,Ayo Oluwasanya

Year 6  Nile

Flora Harris, Melissa Ling/Kelly Caffrey

Year 6 Amazon

Lysander Code, Vera Shabani, 

Tuition Tutor Greg Cooper

IT Support

James Beynon


Karl Beckford

Art Provision Micaela Schafer
SENCO Karen Filiz
Music teachers Simon de Silva and Edward Ashby (trumpet and trombone)

Senior Leadership team

Sam Drake (Headteacher), Jim Roebuck (Deputy Head, Y3,Y4 lead) Karen Filiz (Assistant Head, SENCO and EYFS lead), Aran Huseyin (Assistant Head, Y1, Y2, lead),  Hannah Bones ( Y5, Y6 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)