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SEND Support at Conyers

Please contact

Claire Pack
Trust Director of SEND

As Director of SEND for the 1590 Trust , I work closely with our Trust schools to support the needs of students in their settings. In addition I am SENCO at Conyers and I am responsible for ensuring that school SEND policy is operational; coordinating provision for SEND students. Day to day I manage Conyers SEND Team and oversee the progression and welfare of all SEND students in the school.

Tom Straker
Assistant SENCO

I oversee the EMS (Enhanced Mainstream School) students and additional needs classes. My responsibilities are focused on the welfare of these students and monitoring their progress, attendance and behaviour. I work alongside the SEND Support Team and teaching staff across the school.

Lauren Dalgarno
Assistant SENCO

My role is to oversee provision for SEND students across the school, ensuring their needs are met and support is in place. I was previously the Lead Practitioner for English and recently joined the SEN team in September 2022.

Peter Ridley
SEND Support Manager

I am one of the SEND Support Managers at  Conyers school. My role is to oversee support for SEND students within our school environment either by organising support in class,  through intervention or liaising with teachers. I manage a team of SEND support assistants.

Max Dale
SEND Support Manager

I am the Year 6 transition lead for our Enhanced Mainstream and SEND students which means that I am involved in the Year 6 SEND consultation process and transition each year.  This involves visiting primary schools, observing the students and chatting to the Year 6 teachers and SENCO’s.  I am also a SEND support manager to a team of SEND support assistants whose role is to support students with their additional needs.

Bethan Danks
SEND Lead for Medical, Physical and Emotional Health

I am the SEND lead practitioner for Medical, Physical and Emotional health. My role involves overseeing the medical provision in school and supporting students return to their lessons. To contact me with any medical needs please email:

SEND Governor

Julia Gerrard

SEND Support Assistants

Victoria Allan

Yadigar Brannan

Pauline Carter

Pippa Clark

Janet Conway

Jemma Kirk

Nicola Prior

Pat Thomas

Pastoral Team

Nici Bolton

Jo Croft

Sam Dyball

Sheila Littlefair

Ian Livesey

Jon Morris


Gemma Franklin