Whole staff

Our Team

Our staff are our most valuable resource and are committed to ensuring that all the work we do supports our vision and values.

We currently (2022-23) have 19 classes across the school with up to 9 pupils in each class. Class teams include a Teacher, Lead Teaching Assistant and 2-4 Teaching Assistants.

Staff teams across the school that support all aspects of effective teaching and learning are detailed below:

Senior Leadership Team (SLT) 

Emily Hayward - Stubbs

Headteacher: Whole School Leadership, Strategic Planning, Vision and Quality of Provision, Deputy DSL. Accounting Officer. 

Rebecca Greig

Deputy Headteacher: Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), Pastoral Lead (inclusive of behaviour support) + Attendance and Therapy Link

Mel Harmes 

Deputy Headteacher: Whole School Curriculum, Secondary Dept Lead, Data and Assessment, EfL Strategic Lead, Deputy DSL

Sarah Nash

Assistant Headteacher: Primary Department Lead + Curriculum, Continuous Professional Development Lead (CPD), Mental Health and Well-Being Lead, Deputy DSL

Tony Carlin

School Business and Finance Manager: Financial Management, HR Management, Recruitment, Premises, Health and Safety. Chief Finance Officer.

Phase Managers/Specialist Teachers 

Jennifer Hall

Phase 1 Manager (Nursery, Reception and Key Stage 1): EYFS Curriculum and New EHCP Assessment 

Springboard, Robins, Bluebells

Fran Skerratt

Phase 2 Manager (Key Stage 1 and 2): Phase Curriculum and Specialist Areas, Deputy DSL

Ladybirds, Poppy, Hedgehogs, Dragonfly

Rosie Fearn

Phase 3 Manager (Key Stage 2) and Equalities Lead: Phase Curriculum, Deputy Behaviour and Timetabling 

Rowan, Kingfisher, Lavender

Andrew Reynolds

Phase 4 Manager (Key Stage 3 and 4): Phase Curriculum, Deputy Behaviour and Vocational TEACCH, Deputy DSL

Heron, Maple, Waterfall, Willow

Andrew Reynolds

Phase 5 Manager (Key Stage 3, 4 and 5): Phase Curriculum, Deputy Behaviour and Vocational TEACCH Deputy DSL

Beech, Elm, Owls, Primrose

Jill Inglis

Whole School Literacy Lead, Deputy DSL


Yolandi Johnson

Whole School Teacher Development and Support


Paige Youd

Whole School Assessment and Accreditation Lead


Class Teachers 

Alice Allan 

Springboard Yellow Class (EYFS)

Amy Osborne 

Springboard Green Class (EYFS)

Rosie Fearn

Robins (EYFS/KS1)

Isabel Taylor

Bluebells (KS1)

Jennifer Hall

Ladybirds (KS1)

Fran Skerratt

Poppy (KS1)

Verona Perry

Dragonfly (KS2)

Jennie Spear

Hedgehog (KS2)

Louise Bishop

Rowan (KS2)

Tanya McGlynn

Kingfisher (KS2)

Julie Lodge

Lavender (KS2)

Paige Mahoney

Maple (KS3)

Chloe Burnell

Heron (KS3)

Andrew Reynolds

Waterfall (KS3)

Elle Palmer

Willow (KS3/4)

Abigail Pantling

Primrose (KS3/4/5)

Emma Evans

Beech (KS4)

Kirsty Martin

Elms (KS5)

Megan Skipper

Owls (KS5)

Family Support Team

Catherine Hayward

EHCP Co-ordinator

Annie Robertson

EHCP Administrator

Rosie Flavin

Home/School Link Worker

Business and Operations Team

Stephanie Millard

Deputy Business and Finance Manager

Julie Harper      

Office Manager

Sonia Tull 

Pupil Adminstration Officer

Jeanette Kett


Mickeala Philpott

Finance Assistant

Andy Poulton

Site Manager

Michael Farlam

Site Assistant