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St Rose's

Catholic Infant School

We live, love and learn happily in our work and play as part of God's family

Meet the Team

Teaching Staff

Mrs E Ryan
Mrs Ryan is our Headteacher. 


Mrs Ryan is passionate about Catholic education and encourages the importance of every child's holistic development. She believes that all children are entitled to the very best education as they only get one chance. She has an open door policy and is rooted in the ethos that communication is the key to the running of an excellent school where a problem shared is a problem halved.  Mrs Ryan has almost 10 years of experience teaching within Hertfordshire and inner London and believes it is a privilege to tutor young minds both academically and holistically.

Assistant Headteacher
Mrs S Gavin 
Mrs Gavin teaches in Reception: St Catherine on Mondays and St Martin on Thursdays. She leads RE (Catholic life) across the school.

Assistant Headteacher 

Miss R James

Miss James currently teaches in Year 2, St Teresa class. She leads Key Stage one and RE (teaching and learning) and mathematics across the school.

Inclusion Leader

Mrs J O'Sullivan

Mrs O'Sullivan is our Inclusion Leader. She leads PSHE and mental health and well-being across the school.

Year 1 Class Teacher

Miss G Shaw 

Miss Shaw teaches Year 1, St Bernadette. She leads PE and MFL across the school.

Year 1 Class Teacher

Miss B Holder

Miss Holder teaches Year 1, St Anthony class.  

Year 2 Class Teacher

Miss C Glynn

Miss Glynn teaches Year 2, St Dominic class. She leads English across the school.

Nursery Class Teacher

Miss L McDonagh

Miss McDonagh teaches our 30 hour Nursery class, St Francis, Tuesday-Friday.

Nursery Class Teacher

Mrs K Collins

Mrs Collins teaches in our 30 hour Nursery class, St Francis on Mondays.

Reception Class Teacher

Mrs Parfitt

Mrs Parfitt teaches in Reception, St Martin class. She leads humanities (geography and history) across the school.

Reception Class Teacher

Mrs Pritchard 

Mrs Pritchard teaches in Reception, St Catherine class, Tuesday-Friday. She leads in computing and music across the school.

Reception Class Teacher

Mrs Collins

Mrs Collins in Nursery class on Mondays and St Martin class on Fridays. 

Miss Phillips

Miss Phillips teaches at St Rose's. She leads art and D&T across the school.

Class Cover Teacher
Mrs M Mitchell
Mrs Mitchell is officially retired from St Rose's but loves returning to work with our children to provide teaching cover on a supply basis.

Support Staff

Mrs S Abdelmassih 
Mrs Abdelmassih supports our 30 hour Nursery class.

Mrs Gimmi

Mrs Gimmi supports our 30 hour Nursery class.

Mrs A Reynolds 
Mrs Reynolds supports Mrs Parfitt in Reception and also runs our "Breakfast Club".

Ms L Blundell

Miss Blundell supports Mrs Pritchard in Reception.

Mrs Ward-Brickett

Mrs Ward-Brickett supports Miss Shaw in Year 1.

Mrs Glover

Mrs Glover supports Miss Holder Year 1. She is also our lead MSA.


Mrs C Gavin

Mrs C Gavin supports Miss James in Year 2.

Miss Rickerty

Mrs Rickerty supports Miss James in Year 2.

Mr Whiting

Mr Whiting supports Miss James in Year 2.

Mrs K Quinn 

Mrs Quinn supports Miss Glynn in Year 2.

Mrs White

Mrs White supports Miss Glynn in Year 2.

Mrs J Davidson-Ali

Mrs Davidson-Ali is PPA support cover.

Miss Brock

Miss Brock supports classes throughout the school.

Mrs Henry

Mrs Henry supports the office staff and throughout the school.

Office Staff
Finance Officer
Mrs M Power
Mrs Power works closely with the Headteacher to support with administration, school finances and attendance.

PA to Headteacher
Mrs J Taylor
Mrs Taylor supports the Headteacher with safeguarding, administration and school admissions.


Rufus our visiting dog.

We are delighted to introduce Rufus. 

He is joining our team under the 'Pets as Therapy' strategy.

Children will be invited to 'read' with Rufus.

Animal assisted therapy has been recognised to benefit a young person's physical, emotional and psychosocial health, cognitive function and communication skills. 

'read2dogs' helps improve confidence in Literacy skills by encouraging young people to read and communicate in a relaxed and non-judgemental environment.

  Site Team

Mr M Prendiville
Mr Prendiville is our Caretaker and ensures the school grounds and buildings are maintained and operational.

  Hertfordshire Catering Team

School Cook
Mrs S Grayer
Mrs Grayer provides fresh school meals for children and staff on a daily basis ensuring they are balanced and healthy.
Mrs C Watts
Mrs Watts supports Mrs Grayer in our kitchen.


Miss V Norman

Miss Norman supports Mrs Grayer in our kitchen