Stepping Stones

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Staff List

At Stepping Stones we are lucky to have a range of staff to cover all areas of our wide curriculum offer supported by our administrative team and visiting specialists.

Headteacher

  • Jacqueline Silver

Deputy Headteacher

  • Nick Ridley

Senior Leadership Team

  • Ben Bastin - Assistant Headteacher, Data, Operations and Impact Lead
  • Emma Crabb - School Business Manager (SBM), Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Sarah Hatherall-Good - Assistant Headteacher, Tower Road Lead
  • Rachel Knight - Therapy Lead

Middle Management Team

  • Simon Hogan - Exams
  • Phil Thompson

 Teaching Staff

  • Ben Bastin
  • Niall Burke
  • Claire Cullen
  • Peggy Geary
  • Steve Grigsby
  • Leigh Fisher
  • Simon Hogan
  • Nick Hyett
  • Desi Lyon
  • Sam Mackey
  • Emma Oxton
  • Matt Peel
  • Nick Ridley
  • Nick Sear
  • Leanne Strathearn
  • Sally Tremaine

Teaching Assistants

  • Maddi Annis-Wilkinson
  • Amanda Armstrong
  • Shah Arshad
  • Laura Bishop
  • Lindsey Bolton
  • Katie Bowden
  • Helen Burns
  • Mollie Eames
  • Tim Franklin
  • Penny Gibbs (Forest School Leader)
  • Lin Grenham
  • Kata Gyimesi
  • Oliver Jones
  • Conair Knight
  • Dan Moore
  • Lorraine Newlands
  • Tess Peirce
  • Bethany Powell
  • Claudia Reyes-Lloyd
  • Jane Timney
  • Megan Skipper
  • Helen Smith
  • Clare Wickens

Therapy:

  • Katy Astles - OT
  • Kathy Bishop - Dyslexia Lead
  • Trudy Bore - SALT
  • Helen Carr - OT
  • Sarah Dodd- SALT
  • Hannah Lynch - SALT
  • Hilary Peterson - SALT
  • Amy Pretorius - OT
  • Katherine Salsbury - Family Liaison Worker
  • Tiffany Sanders - Drama Therapy

Transition/ Employment Support:

  • Sharon Setterfield - Transition Lead
  • Leilah Sheridan - Progression Coach

Administrative & Finance staff:

  • Lizzy Butler (Fundraising)
  • Lizzie Gooding (Office Manager, Tower Road)
  • Emma Hayward (Procurement & Lettings)
  •  Sarah Jones (Admissions & SLT Support)
  •  Karen Marshall (Office Manager, Undershaw)
  • Stacey Morrin (Administrator)
  • Julie Roscoe (Annual Reviews Administrator)
  •  Diana Shaw (Finance & HR)

Premises:

  • Andy Hilton
  • James Kamm

External collaborating specialists

  • Educational Psychologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Sensory Integration
  • VI Specialist Advisor
  • Play Therapist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Rap Therapist
  • Equine Therapists
  • Counsellor