Our staff

Philip Mountain Wade

Head Of School

To love what you do best and feel that it matters – how could anything be more fun, satisfying and rewarding?

Laura O'Brien

Teacher (Acting SENDCo)

If a child can’t learn the way we teach maybe we should teach the way we learn. That’s what we do!

David Hackford

Curriculum Lead

I look forward to coming to work every day and working with amazing students where I can really make a difference.

Neil Ball


Those that can should help those that can’t. Those that can speak should speak for those without a voice.

Stephanie O'Connor


Every single day, it all gets a little easier… but you’ve got to do it every single day. That’s the hard part.

Alexandra Spurr

Teacher Support

The choice is always between doing what is right and doing what is easy. I’m proud to work somewhere that I can I do what is right… for everyone.

Danielle Bigby

Teacher support

It can be hard to believe in yourself without someone else believing in you first. We believe in you.

Georgia Strafford


Sometimes, you do not know you are shaping lives – you think you are just having fun.

Helen Cundill

additional needs practitioner

What is the most important step a person can take? Always the next step – and the one after that.

Kayleigh Cook

Organisation & admin support

Many people only accept the support they think they deserve; I’m here to support as much as people need.