Head Teacher and Care Manager appointed at State of Art Autism School

Edgewood School in Lingswood Park, Northampton is a new ambitious and caring independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 7 to 16. The SENAD Group, who operate the school, are pleased to announce that the schools Head Teacher and Head of Care are now in post.

Sasha Lees, Head Teacher joins the Group from a community special school in Northampton for children who have a wide range of SEND. Sasha is passionate about ‘the whole child’ and the connection between education, care and family.

Amy Thame is the schools Head of Care. She has worked as part of the SENAD Group team since 2015 and has extensive experience in education, residential leadership and training. Amy is focused on creating an inclusive safe and nurturing community where children and young people are given every opportunity possible to develop the skills for a successful independent life.

The school, which has undergoing major building and renovation work, is due to open in a few months’ time and will work with school and young people with a range and complexity of needs including Autism, moderate to severe learning difficulties, speech, language and communication difficulties.

The school will have 26 places, 14 for day students and 12 for children needing residential placements. All classes will be small with a high staff to pupil ratio and the school will offer a broad curriculum designed to meet the very individual needs of each pupil and supported by a range of therapeutic programmes.

Parents interested in a place for their child at the school please contact our Parent Support Officer on 01332 378 840 or email info@senadgroup.com