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Woodlane has a dedicated team of specialist staff. All staff are supported to enable pupils, this is done by ongoing training, monitoring and guidance. View current staff through the areas of responsibility below.

School Leadership Team

Role Name  
Headteacher/Child Protection Officer      Claire Maynard
Deputy Head (KS3)    Robert Morgan
Deputy Head (KS4)      Tim Heapy
School Business Manager    Brigid Simmons

Teaching Staff

Department Name  
English/Literacy Jenny Jermain
Maths/Numeracy Sameer Patel

Mairead Ulamoleka

Computing Shamimia Islam
Art and Design Richard Freitas
Design Technology

Elena Abril

Design Technology/History/SENDCO Mary-Louise Jelen

Catherine Till

PSCHE Felicity White
RE/Geography/Vocational Studies Sylwia Wieliczko
Transition Leader/PE Paul Best
Transition Katie Roberts

Lead Practitioner/EHCP Coordinator/Intervention Teacher

Bromwyn Kineavy

Nurture Teacher

Emma Davey

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Non-Teaching Team

Admin and Finance

Department Name  
School Business Manager     Brigid Simmons    

Administration Assistant      Karen Simmons No image

Tanjina Uddin

Exams Officer      Richard Freitas

Premises Staff

Name Department  
Vacancy - Please contact the school office for further details on the post  Site Manager No image

Senior Teaching Assistant  

Nadia Martin Senior TA

Teaching Assistants

Name Subject Specialism  
Victoria Gardano

HLTA/Cover Supervisor/DT-Science

Kristen Emanuel

HLTA/Cover Supervisor/EHCPs

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Meriel Carmona French
Vacancy PSCHE

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Vacancy Computing 

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Linda Ivens 1:1/Intervention

Amanda Smith DT/History



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Joshua Hunter PE

Shilan Ahmed Science/Lab Technician

Yasmin Aly (Apprentice) Humanities

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Sarah Blinko


Molly O'Donnell


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Gregory Wilgosh

1:1/Travel Trainer

Chloe Peacock Nurture Class/Music

Peter Lamolony (Apprentice) Maths

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Gabby Cummings (Apprentice) Art

Tracey Tuitt


Lucy Farrell 1:1

Natalia Ciesislska (Apprentice) 1:1

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Tasnim Choudry (Apprentice) 1:1

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Support Agency Partnership

Department Name  
Occupational Therapist    

Stephanie Corcione




Occupational Therapist Matt Dawes No image
Physiotherapist    Nancy Kwon

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School Nurse   Marie Thomas

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RESPOND Therapist Lead

Elizabeth Thomas

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MIND Therapist Lead

Taylor Smart

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Travel Trainer   Gregory Wilgosh

Lead Speech and Language Therapist

Anna Carey

Speech and Language Therapist Stephanie Eastwood

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Therapy Dogs - Volunteers

Day Name  
Visits on Monday and Thursday Otis

Visits on Monday and Tuesday Pandora

Medical Needs Unit

Role Name  
Team Leader & Co-ordinator    Maureen Hill


Naoe Takenaka

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Teacher Satvinder Kaur


Our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENCO), holds a Masters in Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The SENDCO has the following responsibilities:

  • Co-ordination of additional pupil support (higher need e.g. ASD, PD etc.)
  • Staff training and INSET
  • External support/training
  • Support with EHCPs
  • Newsletters and advice to parents
Role Name  
SENDCO   Mary-Louise Jelen