Meet our Teachers

Teaching Staff

The School is staffed with a highly skilled and qualified team of professionals and resourced to offer a wide range of educational, medical and therapeutic resources for children and young adults who have complex needs, including learning difficulties and behaviours that are challenging or inappropriate in community settings. Staff are trained in both diffusion and breakaway techniques.
Karl Templeman
Head Teacher
Gaye Williams
Head of Maths Examinations SMT
Jason Searle Art
Jason Searle
Len Maxton LSA
Len Maxten
Outdoor Education
Carol Clarke
Teaching Assistant
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Janine Jones
Teaching Staff
Peter Horton SMT  Sport, Maths
Peter Horton
Deputy Head, Pastoral Lead, SMT Physical Education
Chris Silverton, English
Chris Silverton
Key Stage 2 Lead & Coordinator SMT
Steve Collins SMT, Horticulture, ODE
Steve Collins
Teacher of Horticulture and ODE
Georgie Chedzoy LSA
Georgie Chedzoy
Animal Care
John Confrey History
Jon Confrey
Sharron Fairholme
Sharron Fairholme
Tutor Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish)
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David Adams
Teaching Staff
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Kelly Parsons
Teaching Staff
Mark Hayhurst Environmental Studies
Mark Hayhurst
SMT, Teaching and Learning and Environmental Science
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Teresa Rudnicki PSHE
Teresa Rudnicki
Sam Smith Maintenance
Sam Smith
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Ellie Sergent
Teaching Staff
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Laura Collis
Step Chard Deputy Head
Steph Taylor
Senco and SMT
John Slingsby Maths, School Governor
John Slingsby
Maths and ODE
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Emma Robbens Food Technology
Emma Robbens
Student Councillor and Food Technology
Sharron Lindsey
Sharron Lindsey
Key Stage 2 Teacher
Gavin Smith Primary Education Lead
Gavin Smith
Teaching Assistant
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Grace Gregson