The Team

Principal, John Reilly leads a team of specialist teachers, specialist assistants, therapists and support staff to enable delivery of teaching and learning in the classroom of a broad and balanced curriculum appropriate to the developmental needs of children in relation to their age and phase of education. Each class will be managed by a class teacher, supported by one or two permanent teaching assistants depending on class dynamics.

Senior Leadership Team

Principal – John Reilly

Vice Principal  (Senior) – Joe Shepherd

Vice Principal (Primary) – Anna Huzzey

Assistant Principal (Quality of Education) – Jack Lucas

Assistant Principal (Student  Support) – Mitch Peterswald


Explorers Class Teacher & Phase Leader – Ashton Myatt

Key Stage 1

Carrol Class Teacher – Abigail Pogson-Mills

Allen Class Teacher – Carole Finch

Wood Class Teacher – Lauren Girvan

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Eloise Jeffrey

Key Stage 2

Tull Class Teacher & Phase Leader – Laura Corsan

Doyle Class Teacher – Naimee Tudge

Parks Class Teacher – Alison McArthur

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Gaia Selva

Key Stage 3

Johnson Class Teacher – Ailis Beirne

Braille Class Teacher – Fadia Kabene

Gates Class Teacher – Mitch Peterswald & Jack Lucas

Wheatley Class Teacher & Phase Leader – Kate Samuels

Nazreen Class Teacher – Melissa Chami

Elizabeth Class Teacher – Charlotte Reddie

Turing Class Teacher – Gemma Peel-Boyce

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Mickaela Taylor

Key Stage 4 (Sixth Form)

Class Teacher, Phase Leader & Outdoor Learning Lead – Kate Thompson

Class Teacher & PE Teacher – Nathan Barclay-Desaa

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Natacha De Sousa-Santos

Support Staff

PA to the Principal and Office Manager – Tina McMenamin

Site Manager – Oscar Moreno-Torres




The progress my son has made is phenomenal, we couldn’t be happier.

We feel very lucky that he is in this school.

Parent February 2022

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