Staff                  SLT                ESLT                HLTAs                 LSAs                 KS2                 KS3                KS4 

Teachers & Curriculum Leaders       Administration, Site & Catering Team   

 
 

Meet Our Team

Senior Leadership Team

Alice Constantine

Headteacher

Responsible for:

  • Safeguarding (DDSL)

  • Strategic development of school

  • Day to day running of the school

  • Oversight of staff teams and pupils

  • Oversight of Teaching & Learning

  • Oversight of Curriculum & Assessment

  • Parental Engagement

Ben Lee

Assistant Headteacher

Responsible for:

  • Safeguarding (DSL)

  • Evolve Trip Risk Assessments

  • Duke of Edinburgh

  • Head of Key Stage 4

  • Transition Key Stage 4 - Post 16

  • Head of Science & Computing

  • GDPR lead

Tom Coxall

Assistant Headteacher

Responsible for:

  • Teaching & Learning

  • Key Stage 2 & 3 link

  • EHCPs

  • Parental Engagement

  • Jack Petchey

  • Student placements

  • New pupil transition

 

Extended Senior Leadership Team

We have an Extended SLT team to develop leadership capacity in our valued 'Teaching and Learning Curriculum Leaders' (TLR Post Holders). We meet on a weekly basis and are involved in modelling and developing high standards of teaching and learning across the school. Teaching and Learning Leaders are also linked to Key Stages and will help to support tutors within these teams as appropriate.

Richard Smith

Head of Key Stage

Responsible for:

  • Work related learning Teaching, learning, assessment and pupil outcomes in KS3

  • Transition KS3-4

  • Form Tutor Year 9

  • Outreach and PMR lead

Helen Davey

Head of Key Stage

Responsible for:

  • Primary + Teaching, Learning, Assessment and pupil outcomes in KS2

  • Transition KS2-3

  • Designated person for Children in Care

  • Wellbeing and PDB link

  • PMR lead

David Ganley

Curriculum Lead

Responsible for:

  • Teaching and Learning,

  • Assessment and pupil outcomes

  • Head of Maths

  • Head of English

 

Teachers & Curriculum Leaders

Each member of of our teaching staff at Kingswode Hoe has an area of curriculum responsibility.

Miss H Davey 

Branch Tutor

Mrs V Whiteside

Acorn Tutor

Mr R Smith 

KS3 Leader

9S Tutor

Mrs L Holton

8H Tutor

Mrs Y Frost 

9F Tutor

Mr P McGilchrist

KS4M Tutor

Mr A Govia

8G Tutor

Miss E Cunningham 

7C Tutor

Mrs K Le Roy

KS4CL Tutor

Mr D Ganley 

KS4G Tutor

Mrs E Clark

KS4CL Tutor

 

Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs)

Higher Level Teaching Assistants often have a specialist curriculum or support area. They are integral to to the smooth running of the school on a daily basis as they frequently take on a cover role. This provides continuity for pupils and staff. We are very fortunate to have such a skilled and dedicated team of HLTAs who are currently developing their specialist skills and have a significant impact on the teams and curriculum areas that they work in.

Mrs T Williams

HLTA KS4CL

Mrs S Sugden 

HLTA PE KS4M

Mrs L Francis

Acorn HLTA

Mrs Wilson

Branch HLTA

Mrs Z Fuller 

HLTA 7C

Miss E Carey

HLTA 8H (ICT)

Ms K McCourty 

HLTA 9S

Miss E Constantine 

HLTA 9F

Mrs L Baker

Oak HLTA (Speech and language)

Mrs C Ward 

HLTA Primary

Mrs V Wilkinson 

HLTA KS4

 

Learning Support Assistants (LSAs)

Our Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) are usually attached to a tutor group or year team. Some of our LSAs have specific roles such as Speech and Language support or they work 1:1 with pupils who are allocated exceptional funding. Many of our LSAs run lunchtimne clubs or take on additional roles and responsibilities depending on their interests and expertise. We are extremely fortunate to have a dedicated, skilled, proactive, positive and committed team of LSAs at Kingswode Hoe. Please see below our team of LSAs and their roles.

Mr P Wyard

LSA KS4M

Mrs L Stafford 

LSA 7C

Miss G Cameron

Oak LSA

Miss H Lewis

LSA KS4CL

Miss M Star

LSA KS4C

Miss S Excell

LSA 7C

Mrs J Fraser

LSA 9S

Miss C Sanchez-Ral

Branch LSA

Mrs E Birchmore

Acorn LSA

Mrs A Robinson 

LSA 8G

Miss J Hardy 

LSA 8G

Miss L Boot

LSA 8H

Miss M Dale 

LSA 9F

 

Administration, Site and Catering Team

Our School Support team all play vital roles in the smooth running of our school and systems.  We have two members of our the team who are usually on reception and also co-ordinate cover arrangements. We have a school cook and catering assistant who provide hot and cold lunches on a daily basis in our school canteen. We have a full time Site Manager who works with the the SLT to develop and maintain our premises. We also have a part time IT manager.

Mrs P Burrows

Office Manager

Mrs I Brown 

Finance Manager

Mrs C Allen

Reception

Mr P Cardnell 

IT Manager

Mrs E McMillan

Curriculum Admin

Mrs J Yates 

Admin Support

Mrs A Dabbs

Website & Admin

Mrs A Comonte

Extended Learning Support

Mrs S Blade 

School Cook

Miss G Burgen 

Catering Assistant

Mr P Burgoyne

Site Manager

 

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 has three mixed year 10 and 11 forms and is led by Mr Lee. All classes have teams of support staff.

Mr B Lee

KS4 Leader

Mr P McGilchrist

KS4M Tutor

Mr D Ganley 

KS4G Tutor

Mrs E Clark

KS4CL Tutor

Mr E Constantine

The Arts and Design Technology KS4C

Mrs K Le Roy

KS4CL Tutor

Mrs T Williams

HLTA KS4CL

Mrs S Sugden 

HLTA PE KS4M

Mr P Wyard

LSA KS4M

Miss H Lewis

LSA KS4CL

Miss M Star

LSA KS4C

 

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 3 has one year 7 form, two year 8 forms and two year 9 forms and is led by Mr Smith. All classes have teams of support staff.

Mr R Smith 

KS3 Leader

9S Tutor

Mrs L Holton

8H Tutor

Mr A Govia

8G Tutor

Miss E Cunningham 

7C Tutor

Mrs Y Frost 

9F Tutor

Mrs Z Fuller 

HLTA 7C

Miss E Carey

HLTA 8H (ICT)

Ms K McCourty 

HLTA 9S

Miss E Constantine 

HLTA 9F

Mrs A Robinson 

LSA 8G

Miss J Hardy 

LSA 8G

Mrs L Stafford 

LSA 7C

Miss S Excell

LSA 7C

Mrs J Fraser

LSA 9S

Miss L Boot

LSA 8H

Miss M Dale 

LSA 9F

 

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2 has three mixed age classes made up of pupils from years 1-6  and is led by Mrs Davey. All classes have teams of support staff.

Miss S Hall

Oak Tutor

Mrs Wilson

Branch HLTA

Miss G Cameron

Oak LSA

Mrs L Baker

Oak HLTA (Speech and language)

Miss H Davey 

Branch Tutor

Mrs E Birchmore

Acorn LSA

Mrs L Francis

Acorn HLTA

Mrs V Whiteside

Acorn Tutor

Miss C Sanchez-Ral

Branch LSA

Get in touch

 

The school is located in central Colchester with its own spacious grounds and has excellent links with the surrounding community and local schools. In order to fully appreciate our unique special school, we strongly recommend that you visit us. 

Kingswode Hoe Special School

Sussex Road

Colchester

CO3 3QJ

01206 576408

Headteacher: Mrs Alice Constantine

Chair of Local Academy Committee: Mrs Sally Coode-Bate

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