Staff Team

The Staff teaching team consists of 14 Teachers, 8 Classroom Assistants, and 25 Residential Social Care Workers. As well as the teaching and care teams we also have a full compliment of auxillary staff in our catering, maintenance and administration departments. Included in our team of support consultants Educational Psychologist, Adolescent Counsellors, Speech and Launguage Therapist, Art & Play Therapist, and Dyslexia Specialist. (see School Life/Therapeutic Support)

  • Acting Head: Sara Hack, Dip H.Ed Dip Social Work
  • Deputy Head: Emma Shiel BA Hons, PGCE
  • Acting Head of Care: Lester Speed


A full list of our staff team is available on request


Company Management & Board of Governors:

(Click underlined names for more information on our Governors)

Company Secretary - Alison Carrington

  • Sue Deane - Chair person
  • Carole Johns, Deputy Chair
  • Sheila Burt, Finance
  • Martin Gibrill - Governor 
  • Shelagh Urwin, Governor
  • Jenny Bowry, Governor
  • Clarissa Barry, Governor
  • Mike Bowlby, Governor
  • Mark Bennett, Governor


National Minimum Standards, Std 20  Independant Visitor: Diane Thackrah