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Come and meet the staff at our school!


"Staff are overwhelmingly supportive.  They ensure that their students receive the best possible support, which helps students to develop the confidence to do their very best so that they achieve exceptionally well"  Ofsted 2015


Headteacher:  Sean Cannon

Deputy Head:  Ruth Drewett

Senior Teacher:  Sandy Evans

Assistant Head: Paul Hoggett


Sensory Education

Teacher: Debbie Butterworth

Learning Support Assistants: Casey Argent, Helen Arnold, Vicky Fairweather, Louise Johnson, Tracy McLaughlin, Kerry Morley, Claire Wilson, Tracey Yates


Class 1

Teacher: Diane Haslam

Learning Support Assistants: Donna Davis, Lisa Farelly, Jo Graham, Pauline Morris, Maddie Paine, Nicola Paynter, Fay Redfearn


Class 2

Teachers:  Monika Molnar, Ruth Drewett, Esme Smith

Learning Support Assistants: Kali Carter, Julie Ebanks, Karin Niven, Sharon Walton, Miranda Wincott


Class 3

Teacher:  Catherine Brocklebank

Learning Support Assistants: Callum Fairclough, Sarah Hammond, Donna Herlihy, Lisa Nixon, Kyla Tobin, Kerry Tobin, Trish Townsend


Lower Secondary

Teacher:  Clare Powell

Learning Support Assistants: Jill Kewell, Shannon Allen, Courtney Kirby, Rhyan Mayes, Maddie Paine, Kath Thirsk, Sarah-Jane Webb


Upper Secondary

Teachers: Paul Hoggett

Learning Support Assistants: Claire Gallagher, Maddie Paine, Clare Pike, Louisa Roalf, Lisa Shelton, Rae Smith, Hannah Townsend


Further Education Centre

Teachers:  Joan Hofland-Gibbs, Suzie Oostendorp, Jasmine Duke

Learning Support Assistants: Julia Barnes, Sam Barrett, Graham Harrington, Rachel Holloway, George Rutherford, Becky Sherman, Glenda VIncent


Further Education Life Skills

Teachers:  Sandy Evans
Learning Support Assistants: Sam Black, Kelly Hogben, Sam Hughes, Hayley Taylor, Amy Thorne,


Community Liaison: Sandy Evans

Outreach Teachers:  Sandy Evans and Esme Smith

Communication Lead:  Audrey Huddleston

Speech and Language Therapy Assistant:  Louisa Roalf

Family Support Practitioner:  Sharon Portsmouth

Administrative Staff:  Sarah Chambers, Gill Brooker, Meriel Tobin, Sara Currie

Site Manager:  Dave Cass

Premises:  Sheila Rainsbury, Graham Sumner, Diane Wedge, Yelena Birch

LSA/Driver: Chris Hammond

Driver: Graham Sumner

Fundraiser: Tracey Allen


Lunchtime Supervisors:  Jackie Fairman, Joanna Hooley, Diane Wedge, Claire Meaden, Heather Young, Heather Talbot-Forrest, Hayley Hannington-Axam, Islay Evans, Michele Hannaford, Kelly Deeley, Caroline Sharp


HC3S Staff:  Sue McCormick, Jane Eady