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Referrals 0203 988 4682
General 0800 138 8680
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Staff profiles

We have a committed and highly trained multidisciplinary team in place that constantly go above and beyond to ensure every young person with autism makes the best possible progress they can at Sketchley School and Forest House.

With a team of over 60 members of staff this includes:

  • Headteacher
  • 2 deputy headteachers
  • Behaviour manager
  • Autism team leader
  • Teaching staff (teachers and learning support assistants)
  • Speech and language therapists
  • Creative art therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Music therapist
  • Reflexologist
  • Catering team
  • Maintenance team
  • Housekeeping team

Career Lead: 
Marie Breed

Our teaching approach provides physical and visual opportunities for learning and helps the young people to achieve their full potential by understanding their autism and making the most of their abilities. Managing expectations is a core part of the programme. We seek to promote self-confidence and self-esteem by building on the individual’s strengths.

Our Governors:
John Anderson, Managing Director
Charlie Rivers, Quality Improvement lead
Anthony Armstrong, Operations Director

Designated Safe Guarding Lead:
Susanna Craig, Executive Head Teacher

Deputy Safeguarding Leads
Daniel Morrison, Sketchley Hall Site Lead
Adam Render, Forest House Site Lead
Elizabeth Goss, Progression House Site Lead
Marie Breed, Assistant Senco
Rachel Kerry, Teaching & Learning Lead

Mark Goddard
Tel: 0116 3057597
Email: mark.goddard@leics.gov.uk

Seeking a rewarding career?

By joining our team at Priory Education and Children’s Services, you will have the opportunity to help change the lives of the children and young people that we support. To explore our current job vacancies, please click here.

Key contact details

Anthony Armstrong
Operations Director
Tel: 01366 726040
Email: Anthonyarmstrong@priorygroup.com

Susanna Craig
Executive Head Teacher
Tel: 01455 890023

For Sketchley School general enquiries, please contact:
E: sketchleyschool@priorygroup.com
T: 01455 890023

For Forest House School general enquiries, please contact:
E: foresthouseschool@priorygroup.com
T: 0116 2867711