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Key Staff

Mrs Joanne E. Shaw - Head Teacher

Mrs Joanne E. Shaw has been Head Teacher at the school since September 2007.  She has taken over as SENCo for September 2020.
Mrs McDonald has taken over as SENCo with Mrs Shaw in September 2020. 

Mr Bill McDowall - SEND Governor


Mr Bill McDowall is the SEND Governor.  Mrs Duggan and Mr McDowall meet termly to discuss SEND issues and monitor the performance of SEND pupils.

Other staff in school

All T.A’s in school have had speech and Language training and all deliver speech and language programmes in a 1-1 situation.


Some members of staff including the SENCo have had training on the use of Makaton sign language.


Three T.A.’s have been trained as mentors to work 1-1 with children who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues.

Several members of staff have been trained to work with children who have attachment issues.


We have 3 trained counsellors who work with a range of children across the age range from Reception to Year 6 including SEND pupils.