SEND

Kingsmead School's SEND Department

Our department aims to ensure that those students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) are fully included in life at Kingsmead and are able to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Our experienced and dedicated team of teaching assistants provides excellent in class, individual and small group support.

We are able to offer a personalised and individual curriculum for those who need it, which includes offering social skills groups, horse riding, swimming, sailing, forest school, outdoor education, gym visits and 1:1 literacy and numeracy interventions.

Kingsmead is committed to being a fully inclusive school and a complete outline of the support we provide can be found in the school’s SEND Information Report below.

SEND Key Contact

Mrs Karen Mellish
Assistant Headteacher: SENDCo

Please email SENDCo@kingsmead-school.com marked FAO Karen Mellish

SEND Documents and Links

Meet the team

Karen Mellish

Mrs K Mellish

Assistant Headteacher – SENDCo

Alison Quartley

Mrs A Quartley

Assistant SENDCo

Beth Howley

Miss B Howley

Communications and Interaction

Maria Knight

Ms M Knight

HLTA - Looked after Children

Gail Meade

Mrs G Meade

HLTA - Literacy

Carolyn Yon

Mrs C Yon

HLTA - Numeracy

Pauline Bransfield

Mrs P Bransfield

PA to Assistant Headteacher - SENDCo

Amy Hodgson

Miss A Hodgson

SEND Admin Assistant

TEACHING ASSISTANTS

NameInitial
Mrs R BrammallRBR
Mrs J BranfieldJBR 
Mrs D HayesDHA
Mrs V HaymanVHA
Miss C JenkinsCJE 
Miss L PorterLPO
Mrs J PurchaseJPU 
Miss K SomervilleKSO
Ms C McNallyCMC
Mr A TrunksATR 
Mr M Vyvyan-JonesMVY
Miss J WicksJWI 

 

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KINGSMEAD NEWSLETTER – ISSUE 2 (DECEMBER 2023)
The second issue of the Kingsmead Newsletter is now available. A packed edition with staff and student news, fundraising, concerts and sporting successes. All in an easy-to-read flip book, no need to download!

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