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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:
James Imber, Director Central England & Wales
Charlie Rivers, Quality Improvement lead
Michelle Smith, Operations Director
Phil Jonas, Operations Director & Governance

DSO team for Safeguarding:
James Wookey, Executive Head Teacher
Sarah Peck, Deputy Head Teacher
Rachel Kerry, Assistant Head Teacher
Marie Breed, Senior Team Leader & Curriculum Lead
Daniel Morrison, Behaviour Manager
Elizabeth Goss, Post 16 Site Leader

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

Key contact details

James Wookey
Executive Head Teacher
Tel: 01455 890023/0116 2867711/01455 638380

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

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