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05 Contacts

The following are the main contacts for Special Educational Needs and Disability at Greenfield Community College:

Mrs. Patricia Etherington and Mrs. Lisa Lumsdon are our designated Special Educational Needs Coordinators and would be your first point of contact for information about our SEND provision. Mrs Etherington is based at the Aycliffe Campus and Mrs. Lumsdon at the Sunnydale Campus.

Mr. David Priestley is our Executive Head Teacher

Mr. Stuart Dixon is our Acting Head of School.

Mrs. Fiona Brown is our designated SEN Governor.

Mrs. Melanie Stubbs is our Assistant Head eacher for Achievement of Vulnerable Students, Designated Lead for Safeguarding and Looked After Children.


It is the SENCO’s job to:

1. Oversee the day-to-day operation of the school’s SEN policy and line manage the SEN team.

2. Liaise with the relevant Designated Teacher where a looked after pupil has SEN.

3. Advise teachers on using a graduated approach to providing SEN support.

4. Advise on the deployment of the school’s delegated budget and other resources to meet the pupil’s needs effectively.

5. Liaise with and provide a point of contact for and parents/carers of pupils with SEN who can telephone the school on 01325 300378 (Aycliffe Campus) or 01388772526 (Sunnydale Campus) or email to contact@greenfieldschool.net

6. Liaise with and be a key point of contact for external agencies.

7. Ensure that the school keeps the records of all SEN students up to date.

8. Work with the Head Teacher and school governors to ensure that the school meets its responsibilities with regard to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements.