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All About Our Team


Sam Williams (BEd Hons ) (NQPH) is currently the Associate Head and Leader of Inclusion at Eldon Primary School. Sam is committed to the School’s values and community ethos. She has extensive experience in primary leadership and dedicated in leading the new SEND reform. Sam is a designated safeguarding leader across the whole school.


Cigdem Alkan (BA Hons) (PGCE) (NPQSL) is currently the Early Years and Foundation Stage Leader and SENCo. She demonstrates enthusiasm, dedication and professionalism. Cigdem has many years of experience in working with pupils with additional learning needs.


Hazel Menezes (BAHons) (A Certificate in Early Years) (National Award for Special Educational Needs). Hazel has many years’ experience in Early Years and Key Stage One. Hazel is an experienced SENCo and supports our younger learners to reach their full potential. Hazel is also a designated safeguarding lead and the designated teacher for Looked After Children.


Amanda Jeffers (BEd Hons) (MA in Education) National Award for Special Educational Needs (2015) BSL. Amanda has many years of teaching experience across all three primary key stages from nursery to Year 6. She also worked in Special Educational Needs before returning to main stream settings. Amanda’s specialism is autism and complex learning needs.


Robert Eves - SEND Governor

" I have been a co-opted governor for many years and in this role I have tried to support Eldon in its development from separate schools to federation and to help the Schools, the nursery and the Children's Centre work together to meet the needs of pupils, parents and the local community. Over time, I have worked on all committees and currently I chair the Governing Body and the Resources Committee. My professional background is commercial contracts and I am semi-retired "


We value your comments so would love to hear from you. You can leave a comment on the guest book on the website. You can also let us know your comments on Parent View. We termly send out questionaries’ which the information is collated and acted upon. We also hold parent/carer coffee mornings where everyone is welcome and you are able to meet our team and offer feedback.