Staff at Cambrai


As our school grows, so will our staff team at Cambrai Primary School. 

So far, the key staff appointed are: 

Leadership of Cambrai 

Executive Headteacher - Mr. Mark Dent

Mark Dent was appointed as the executive headteacher for the new school in January 2018 – 5 terms prior to the opening of the school.


Mark is an experienced school leader and headteacher, having been a successful headteacher in Durham prior to taking up post with Lingfield Education Trust.


Because of Mark’s track record of supporting other schools across the region, he was also appointed as our Trust’s ‘School Improvement Lead’, which sees him work with all of our family of schools to support their continual improvement and successful OFSTED inspections.

Head of School - Miss. Laura Robinson

Laura is a welcome addition to the school for the autumn term of 2022. Prior to joining Cambrai, Laura was on maternity leave from a senior leadership position in another Trust school, Northwood Primary School, in Darlington. 

Laura is an experienced school leader, who is particularly passionate about SEND, personal development, securing strong attendance and children LOVING their days at school. 

From December 2022, Laura will be in school full time. 

Assistant Headteacher & Reception Class Teacher - Mrs. Stephanie Guest 

Stephanie Guest is a key appointment for Cambrai. Previously working as an Early Years Leader of an outstanding primary school, Stephanie has a proven track record of ensuring that children love coming to school - and fly when they are there! Stephanie has experience of teaching Early Years and Key Stage 1 leads this phase of the school. 

Teaching and Teaching Support Staff

Reception Class Teacher - Mrs. Stephanie Guest (AHT - see above)
Year 1 Teacher - Mr. Sam Marshall 

Year 2 Teacher - Mrs. Jenny Cannings (SENDCo)

Year 3 Teacher - Miss. Becky Adams 

Music Teacher - Mr. Harvey (NYCC Music Service)


Teaching Assistant - Miss. Stephanie Hoggart (Reception) 
Teaching Assistant - Miss. Libby Richardson (Reception / Year 1)

Teaching Assistant - Mrs Emma Young (Year 1)  

Teaching Assistant -  Mrs. Dawn Simpson (Year 3)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Miss Amy Walker (Year 2 and PPA cover)

Wraparound Leader - Miss Cornwell


Site Staff of Cambrai 

Office Manager - Mrs. Rachael Monaher

School Cook - Mrs. Pauline Lambert
Catering Assistant - Ms. Sonia Mathison

Caretaker - Mr. David Williams 

School Cleaner - Mrs. Christine Samways
Lunchtime Play Team Member - Mrs Michelle Binks