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Meet the SEND Team

All of our staff have a responsibility to educate and support all students; including those

with SEND. There is an additional dedicated team of staff who support students with

SEND who work across the Academy when required, they each bring with them their

own specialisms but have a skillset across all areas of need:


Team across the Academy

Mr A D’Onofrio (Vice Principal)

Miss A O’Leary (Special Educational Needs Coordinator, SENCO)


Team based in the Primary Phase

Mrs K Grewal (SEN Learning Support Assistant - Child Protection Officer and Speech

Language and Communication)

Ms G Rai (SEN Learning Support Assistant - Social, Emotional Health and Physical


This is in addition to an allocated Learning Support Assistant for each class who receive

regular training and advice from the SEND Team, through sharing or strategies,

resources and modelling of interventions.


Team based in the Secondary Phase

Mrs J Deol (Learning Support Assistant – Autism / Speech Language and


Mrs J White (Learning Support Assistant – Visual Impairment / Cognition and Learning)

Miss S Girdhare (Learning Support Assistant – Social, Emotional and Mental Health and

Trainee Play Therapist)

Mrs N Kular (Learning Support Assistant – Cognition and Learning)

Mr H Sangha (Learning Support Assistant - Physical Needs)