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“You clearly have a lot of experience in your field and this shows through your provision of education and care” Doncaster Children’s Commissioning Officer "When everyone else gave up the school steps up... It’s an amazing provision for boys who need help, love and support" (Parent) "Leaders provide equality of opportunity and diversity, all pupils thrive in this wonderful school" (Ofsted) "The School is a safe, caring and welcoming place" (Ofsted) "Personal development, behaviour and welfare are outstanding. The School prepares pupils well for the life they will lead after school" (Ofsted) "The whole school curriculum offer is broad, extensive and exceptionally well balanced" (Ofsted) "Amazing School with fantastic staff, my son is loved and cared for and has been given such brilliant opportunities to thrive and be himself" (Parent) "Parents and carers referred to the school as ‘amazing’ ‘astounding’ ‘revolutionary’ and a ‘miracle worker’" (Ofsted)

Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Principal    Sue Ackroyd

Deputy Principal     Caroline Booth

Deputy Principal   Martin Gibson

                                                    Vice Principal (Care) Damien Talbot (Designated Prevent and Safeguarding Lead)      

Vice Principal (Education) Rajinder Randhawa


Education Team

Head of Education

 Helen Heslop (SENCO)

Senior Teacher

Karl Adamski  

Senior Teacher with lead responsibility for

positive behaviour and strategies

Barrie Campbell


Jenny Marshall, Amy Carr, Katie Mills,  Jerome Barton, Rachel Willshaw, Mary-Ellen Taylor, John Ellis, Mark Barcroft, Jo Sayles


 Learning Support Team

Emotional Learning Leader

Stewart Griffiths (Child Protection Deputy)    

Learning Support Co-ordinator

Janet Quanne

Senior Learning Support Assistants

 Ann-Marie Lehman & Glenn Lamont (HLTA), Brenda Yates 

 Learning Support Assistants

Helen Roberts, Jack Pickford, Sarah Thompson, Matt Vinson, Shari Steele, Wendy Marshall

 Individual Support Workers

Camilla Boussaada (ISW Co-ordinator)

Carl Gregg, Helene Mellor, Phil Raud, Nicola Ross, Rochelle Liburd, Carl Coleman, Hasnain Zahoor, Erikas Vaitulevicius, Kay Taylor, Mohammed Obaydullah, Tarnya Mitchell, Marina Taylor, Marc Audsley, Nicole Trew, Chad Lehmann, Kerry Fitzpatrick, Shauna Robinson, Chelsea Singh, Dwaine Liburd, Razwan Amin, Stacey Spencer, Emma Mills, Momodou Jeng, Stephanie Burns, Sophia Butt, Amiee McColl, Terie Gartland, Charlotte Goodwin, Debbie Fitzpatrick, Andrew Pike, Sabia Sait, Kate Smith, Michelle Duffy, Dallas Ghani, Stella D, Georgina Hopkins, Charlotte Gilpin, Georgia Nelson, Kerry Parker, Alex Taylor

Therapies Team

Head of Therapies  Sarah Ayache

Drama Therapist  Jim Cameron, Alice McHugh

Family Counsellor  Rachel Cowdrey

Occupational Therapist  Christina Smith, Louise Bennett

Art Psychotherapist  Lucy Everitt

Music Therapists  Aby Vulliamy, Amy Shipley

Speech & Language Therapist Harriet Richardson

Art  Therapist Lucy Harrison

Family Welfare Practitioner Jennie Adamski 

Specialist Outreach Counsellor  Johnny Ireland

Consultant Clinic Forensic Psychologist  Paul Cousins



Care Team

 Learning Leaders

Gareth Walters, Anthony Hemingway, Ian Morton

Senior Residential Social Care Workers

Gary Charlesworth,  David Cartner, Laura Kelsey,Tom Forsyth, Rob Healey, Jon McBurney, Justin Waterworth, 
Carl Gregg,

Residential Social Care Workers

 Sharon Barrett, Joanne Hull, Vaqaas Ahmed, Tracy Kirbyson, Charlotte Green, Matthew Hill, Tracey McGuinness,
Lauren Golding-Smith, Seif Boussaada

Admissions & Learning Support Worker

Janice Hirst

          School Nurse (Designated Child Protection/Prevent Officer)    

  Ann Ashton  

House Mother

Liz Blackburn


Lead Kirsty Helliwell (Child Protection Deputy)  

Co-ordinator Adam McSkimming


Support Services Team

Head of Support Services Lisa King

PA to SLT Vanessa Talbot 

School Secretary Adele Beer

Clerk to the Governing Body  Vanessa Talbot

Finance Manager Sam Childe

Payroll Managers  Holly Powell

HR Manager  Sonia Stewart

IT Manager Alan Godfrey

IT Assistant  Christopher Myers

Senior Admin Assistant April Charlesworth

Admin Assistant  Tom Clarke

 Catering Manager  Ross Howarth

Cooks  Neil Dear, Elli Harling

Kitchen Assistant  Wendy Lee

Housekeeping Supervisor   Jane Taylor

Housekeeping Assistants  Linda Barrett, Barbara Dunne

Waking Night Staff  Selwyn Lewis

Premises/Maintenance Supervisor

Mick Cartwright


Jason West

Corporate Compliance Officer Paul Ackroyd

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