Meet the Inclusion Team

Mr R Darling – Head of Education, Primary

Mr Darling is the Head of Education across our Primary Schools within Inspire Education Trust. He takes a strategic lead on the direction of the education and opportunities that our pupils are offered. Mr Darling is an experienced Head Teacher, and therefore can share his experience and expertise to ensure all our staff, parents and children have the best support and advice available.

Mrs M Morgan – Head Teacher

Mrs Morgan leads the whole school to ensure all children reach their potential. She works directly with class teachers to review children’s attainment. Where there are concerns regarding progress, she works with staff to look at the available provision and support to ensure each child makes progress and achieves to the best of their ability.

Mrs V Prudham – MAT Trust SEND Lead

Mrs Prudham takes a lead on Inclusion within the school. It is her responsibility to work with staff to ensure the management of the provision for special educational needs, children with English as an additional language and gifted and talented children.

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Ms Shannon Barnes – Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

Ms. Barnes (SENDCO) plays a pivotal role in ensuring the inclusion and progress of students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). She coordinates the school’s SEND provision, oversees identification and assessment, and develops tailored Plans (IEPs). Ms. Barnes collaborates with teachers, parents, and external agencies, providing training and support. Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the school’s SEND provision, she advocates for inclusion, equal opportunities, and ensures compliance with relevant legislation, including the SEND Code of Practice and Equality Act.

Mr James Fox – Inclusion Governor

If parents are not in agreement with SEND provision for their child they should contact the SENDCO and/or the Head Teacher at the school to discuss the support and provision in place.