Our office staff...
Mrs Brearley (School Secretary)
After 12 years as secretary at a large boys foundation school for ages 11-16, Mrs Brearley’s a lady not to be deterred easily! Joining Stella Maris in March 2011 her duties start from day break such as supervising our Before School Club where she enjoys the interaction with the children and seeing them develop, form their own personalities and mature. She is happily married with two grown up children and enjoys spending lots of time with her three grandsons, as well as taking part in pub quizzes and going on holidays.
Mrs Farrelly (Marketing & Admissions Manager)
Mrs Farrelly is the first point of contact for all new parents. She has a varied role including helping to recruit new pupils to the school and co-ordinating the extra curricular clubs. A qualified solicitor, Mrs Farrelly had a change of career in 2009 to marketing and business development. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and running. She is an avid Manchester City supporter and enjoys regular trips to the Etihad!
Paul & Julia Steel (Caretakers)
Once the children go home, Paul and Julia are our husband-wife team making sure the school is kept clean and tidy. Paul also works as a qualified security officer for American Airlines. Julia is a qualified carer currently looking after her 85 year old mum. They love travelling and have fond memories of trekking in the jungle of Thailand and swimming with dolphins in Cuba. But when they are at home enjoy spending time with their chocolate Labrador Sophie. Julia was a pupil at the school before it became ‘Stella Maris’ and has lived in Heaton Mersey all her life.