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All About Our Team

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.


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.