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6. What training and experience do staff have for the additional support of my child's needs?


Beverley Riddle (Head Teacher)


Previous Experience as a SENCo at past two schools

Pam Jenkinson (SENCo/Inclusion lead)


National SENCo Award (MA accredited)

First Hand experience being a parent to a child with additional needs


Hazel Bell (Assistant Head)


Experience working with children with Autism
Sarah Scott (Year 2 teacher)

National SENCo Award (MA Accredited)
Paediatric First Aid


Leanne Barratt (Reception Teacher)

Paediatric First Aid


Claire Duncan (Teaching Assistant)

Precision Teaching Training


Michelle Gray (Teaching Assistant)

Paediatric First Aid
Early Bird (Autism)
Precision Teaching Training


Lorraine McKenna (Teaching Assistant)

Precision Teaching Training
Early bird


Julia Clarke (Teaching Assistant)

Precision Teaching Training
Mental Health and Wellbeing Course
Colourful Semantics experience


Abi Liptrott (1:1 assistant)

Paediatric First Aid
Child Psychology
Behaviour Management


Beth Elsom (1:1 assistant)

Makaton training
Colourful Semantics experience



All staff has had training for:

  • Safeguarding
  • Understanding and managing behaviour
  • Team Teach (behaviour management)
  • Autism awareness - Tier 1 Training 
  • First Aid
  • Exclusion advice (Senior Leadership Team and SENCo)
  • Epi-Pen usage
  • Dyslexia Awareness
  • Diabetic Training
  • Attachment training