Our staff are experts in their field, working together professionally and enthusiastically.

We provide high quality opportunities for continuous professional development, promote action research and use evidence based practice to enrich our own learning.

We aspire to be national leaders for school to school support and outreach so that other children with SEND benefit too.  

To contact any individual members of staff, please contact the school office or send a letter in to school.

Senior Leadership Team

Lisa Leonard


Luisa Vecchio

Deputy Headteacher

Claire Dawes

Director of Inclusion

Louise Clarke

Assistant Headteacher

Kasia Stern

Assistant Headteacher

Sarah Foster

Director of Operations

Jemma Kirby

Director of Safeguarding & Mental Health

Lianna Taylor

Director of Personal Development

Pedagogical Leadership

Jo Scott

Leader of Careers-related Learning

Lisa Gardner

Lead Teacher Inclusion

Sally Davidson

Leader of Early Transitions

Michaela Read

Leader of Semi-Formal Pedagogy

Emily Critchley

Leader Teacher Outreach/ASD

Lauren Wilson

Leader of Informal Pedagogy

Operational Leadership

Stuart Leonard

Operational Lead

Nina Stolikidou

Cognition & Learning Lead

Carys Senior

Physical & Sensory Lead

Rebecca McCann

Curriculum Lead

Lauren Walmsley

Curriculum Lead

Mark Bodsworth

Curriculum Lead

Rebecca Harris

Communication & Interaction Lead

Lauren Massey

Communication & Interaction Lead

Gosia Sojka

Communication & Interaction Lead

“The school’s curriculum offers an exciting range of opportunities, on-site and offsite, to develop pupils’ confidence and independence”.
Ofsted, 2017