Meet the staff


At Knockbreda we have a caring and committed staff who work together for the benefit of every child. ‘The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team’ (Phil Jackson).

MRS PAMELA McKENNA

Principal


Favourite thing about school?
Happy children and when children come to share good news or work with me.

What do you like to do outside school?
Read, walk my dog – generally on the beach, crafting and gardening.


Mr Colin Bell

P7 Teacher and Vice-Principal


Favourite thing about school?
P7 residential trip to Scotland.

What do you like to do outside school?
Watch Ulster, support Man United, ride my bike and drink coffee.


TEACHING STAFF




CLASSROOM ASSISTANTS


Mrs Blemings


Favourite thing about school?
The fantastic children at Knockbreda.

What do you like to do outside school?
Kayak and support the best team in the Irish League – Linfield!

Mrs Brown


Favourite thing about school?
Spending time with and helping the children.

What do you like to do outside school?
Relax.

Mrs Cousins


Favourite thing about school?
Helping the children learn new things.

What do you like to do outside school?
Spending time with family and friends.

MISS HEALEY



Mrs Davey


Favourite thing about school?
The fun and enthusiasm children get when they succeed.

What do you like to do outside school?
Baking and socialising.

Miss Jack


Favourite thing about school?
Helping children to learn and getting to know them.

What do you like to do outside school?
Spend time with my daughter and family.

MRS McCOY


Favourite thing about school?
Helping the children achieve their full potential.

What do you like to do outside school?
Spend time with my family.

MISS MAGOWAN



MRS McKEE


Favourite thing about school?
The children learning and being happy.

What do you like to do outside school?
Spend time with my family and dogs.

Mrs Melin


Favourite thing about school?
I love getting to know all the children in school and their wee personalities.

What do you like to do outside school?
Anything active and adventurous.

Mrs Mitchell


Favourite thing about school?
I love working with all the children and joining in PE with our class.

What do you like to do outside school?
I enjoy keep fit, running, walking my dog and spending time with my family.

Ms O'Hara


Favourite thing about school?
School trips – I love a day out.

What do you like to do outside school?
Eat knickerbocker glories and I like having a good laugh.


Mrs Pollock


Favourite thing about school?
No two days are the same.

What do you like to do outside school?
Crafts, cooking and socialising.

Mrs PRESTON


Mrs Stewart


Favourite thing about school?
Arts, crafts and clubs.

What do you like to do outside school?
Crafts, reading novels and watching movies.

Mrs Thompson


Favourite thing about school?
I love the camaraderie between the staff and working as a team.

What do you like to do outside school?
I enjoy reading – when I get the time! Singing with the community choir and looking after my new little grandson.