FOREHILL STAFFOur Staff
This page will give you some basic information about the staff we have at Forehill Primary School.
We have a large staff team, who work closely together
We have a large staff team, who work closely together to ensure our young people have
- A Senior Leadership Team, consisting of Head Teacher, Two Depute Head Teachers, a Depute Manager (EYC) and Three Principal Teachers.
- 24 Teaching Staff
- 3 Senior Early Years Practitioners
- 13 Early Years Practitioners
- 0.4 Cluster Pupil Support Teacher
Full TimeFamily Development Worker
- 6 Full Time and 3
Part TimeSchool Assistants
- 2 Full Time and 2
Part TimeClerical Staff
- 1 Full Time and 1
- Catering & Cleaning Staff
Our Leadership Team
Mr Watson is the Head Teacher of the school. He has full responsibility for all that happens at all stages of the school. He is passionate about making sure the young people in Forehill get the best learning experiences possible. He is always trying to find ways to improve experiences for the young people in Forehill.
His remit includes: Departmental responsibility for P7, Curriculum Development – Numeracy & Mathematics, Music, Drama, Art & Design, Languages, School Improvement Planning, Standards and Quality Reporting, Inspections, Assessment, Attainment & Achievement, Monitoring & Self-evaluation, Budget & Finance, Resource Management, Policy Development, Pastoral Care of Pupils and staff, Staff recruitment and training, Child Protection, Cluster Links, Residential Visits, Parent Council, Communication with Parents, Health & Safety, Primary Secondary Liaison.
Depute Head Teacher
Mrs Carswell is one of our Depute Head Teachers. She works extremely hard to ensure that all children in the EYC and P1 get amazing learning experiences.
Her remit includes: Departmental responsibility for the EYC and Primary 1, PDR, Professional Development of Staff, Monitoring, Self-evaluation & School Improvement Outdoor Learning, Play Based Learning, Nursery/P1 Transition, P1 Registration, Book Fairs, Care Inspectorate, Home Link, 2-3 and 3-5 policy development and care plans.
Depute Head Teacher
Mrs Hartley is one of our Depute Head Teachers. She likes all children to achieve the very best they can and works very hard to make this happen across our school.
Her remit includes: Departmental responsibility for Primary 2 & 3, Pupil Support, Literacy & English, Social Subjects, Religious & Moral Education, Professional Development of Staff, Monitoring, Self-evaluation & School Improvement, PDR, SNSA, Staff Cover, Pupil Behaviour, Induction, Timetabling, Lunch Buddies, Pupil Council, Dyslexia Friendly School, Infant Induction and Nurture.
Mr McDowall is one of principal teachers. He teaches music to all the children in Forehill and works extremely hard to make sure all the young people achieve their potential.
His remit includes: Departmental Responsibility for P6, Monitoring, Self-evaluation & School Improvement Music, Drama, Science, STEM, Developing the Young Workforce, Sports Days, Music Festival, School Shows and Instrumental Tuition.
Depute Manager (EYC)
Mrs McCloskey is the depute manager of our Early Years Centre. She loves to see the children in the EYC having fun and learning together. She works really hard to help me our EYC the best it can be.
Her remit includes: Responsibility for the running of the Early Years Centre, policy development, Care Inspectorate, Monitoring, Self-evaluation & School Improvement, staff attendance, handbooks, Care Plans, Parent & Family Learning, Play Based Learning, Induction programmes in the EYC and staff rotas.
Mrs Baines is one of our principal teachers who is always smiling. She is only supposed to work two days, but always comes in on her days off to help make our school extra special!
Her remit includes: Departmental Responsibility for P4, Monitoring, Self-evaluation & School Improvement Health & Wellbeing, PE, Self-evaluation & School Improvement, Wider Achievement, Citizenship, International Education, Swimming, Award of Ambition, Rights Respecting School, Active Schools, Equality, Diversity & Citizenship, Community Links, Sporting Events & Competitions and Wider Achievement.
Mrs McDowall is one of principal teachers, and is always on the look out for things to do to improve learning for all pupils in the school.
Her remit includes: Departmental Responsibility for P5, Monitoring, Self-evaluation & School Improvement, Attainment & Achievement – PEF, Digital Learning, International & Global Education, Making Thinking Visible, Sports Days, Students & Probationers and school Libraries.