Karen has been a Special Educational Needs Coordinator since 1999,
Karen is also a Specialist Leader of Education for SEN for the KYRA Teaching School Alliance
Jo is a qualified Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA).
She provides mentoring and Lego Therapy for children as well as assisting the SENCo
Dean supports pupils to manage their feelings and how they relate to others.
He will also help parents to support positive behaviour at home.
Dean is also a qualified Team Teach trainer
Alison leads lunchtime lounge. This is provided for pupils who have difficulty with the large lunch hall.
There are a range of games and activities for pupils to play with if they wish to stay after their lunch.
Alison works closely with Teaching Assistants and Speech and Language Therapists for those children
who need specialist S&L programmes in KS2
Nicky works closely with Teaching Assistants and Speech and Language Therapists for those children
who need specialist Speech and Language programmes in KS1
As part of our team we also have teaching assistants assigned to year groups who support interventions for SEND pupils. All our teaching assistants receive regular training, including curriculum updates, Team Teach and First Aid.