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14 Staffing

Our key staff working with students with SEND are as follows:


The Aycliffe Campus

Special Educational Needs Coordinator: SENCO
(SEND Campus Lead)

Patricia Etherington


Learning Support Assistants:


Tracy Bell

Joanne Fegan

Adele Leadbetter

Maria Ketch (Mathematics LSA)

Sue Frater (Art LSA)



The Sunnydale Campus


Special Educational Needs Coordinator: SENCO
(SEND Campus Lead)

Lisa Lumsdon


Higher Level Teaching Assistant:

Elizabeth Anderson


Learning Support Assistants:

Susan Brown

Rachel Cook


Transition Assistants:

Sue Meacham

Rachel Raper


SEND Consultant

Colin Fowler


All members of teaching and support staff have regular opportunities to access continuing professional development (CPD) both inside and outside of school. Staff members are encouraged to undertake further study in different areas of specialism, including SEND.