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The Unicorn School

The Unicorn School

A Specialist School supporting pupils with dyslexia and related learning difficulties

School Staff




Senior Management Team  
Head Teacher Andrew Day
Deputy Head Teacher Vita Parvin
Bursar Alison Jarratt
Office Manager / Clerk to the Governors Diane Kenyon
OUTREACH Co-ordinator, 1:1 Co-ordinator & Specialist Assessor Clare Roberts
Pastoral & Safeguarding Lead Ann-Marie Martin
Registrar & Head of Marketing Elizabeth Carter Shaw
SENCo Fiona Campbell


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School Office  
Office Manager & Clerk to the Governors Diane Kenyon
Registrar & Head of Marketing Elizabeth Carter Shaw
Office Assistant Louisa Haynes


Class Teachers  

Years 2&3

Elm Lucinda Bettridge
Year 4 Ash Caroline Wilson 
Year 5 Cedar Lucinda Allison
Year 6 Willow Alex de Jong
Year 7 Beech Madeline Kerr
Year 8 Redwood David Tapley
Year 9 Maple Harriett Graham
Year 10 Sycamore Ann-Marie Martin
Year 11 Aspen Claire Woodcock
Subject Teachers  



Sallie Sayers

Melanie John


Harriett Graham (Head of English)

Fiona Campbell

Food & Nutrition

Vita Parvin

Helen Day

French Cat Turlier

Claire Woodcock (Head of Mathematics)

Sallie Greenhalgh

Media Studies Harriet Graham
Music Sallie Greenhalgh

Susan Cripps (Head of Science)

Ann-Marie Martin


One to One Teachers  
Fiona Campbell SENCo
Clare Roberts 1:1 Co-ordinator, OUTREACH Co-ordinator, Specialist Assessor
Clare Bedford
Clare Carlini
Dee Chappelle
Rachel Davies
Helen Day
Ruth Johnson
Sara Jones
Szilvia Logan
Caroline McIntyre
Katherine Parry
Alex Trevelyan
Emma Watters
Emily Whalley
Janine Wooldridge


Specific  Learning Difficulties Study Skills Teachers  
Kathryn Pearson SpLD Study Skills Co-ordinator
Natasha Fuller  
Zoya Taylor  




Edwina Vernon Mst Oxon (Psychodynamic Practice) Inline image


Emotional Literacy Support Assistant Melanie John
Occupational Therapist Maren Heuffmann
Speech and Language Therapist Georgina Wilmott
Trainee Play Practioner Gayle Thomas


Teaching Assistants
Jacqui Cherry  
Sarah Hunt  
Melanie John  
Kate Lowe  
Daniella Martin  
Louise Yardley  



Designated Officers  
Child Protection Andrew Day
Annie McNeile
First Aiders

Lucinda Allison

Dee Chappelle

Kate Lowe

Julian Puffitt

Louise Yardley

Caroline Wilson

Health & Safety Andrew Day
Pastoral & Safeguarding Ann-Marie Martin


Ancillary Staff  
Minibus Driver and Lunchtime Helper Tracey Lee
Site Manager  Julian Puffitt


Board of Governors  
Mark Chambers Chair of Governors
David Anderson  
Robin Askew  
Marion Frostik  
Sophie Langdale  
Natalie-Jane MacDonald  
Annie McNeile  
Andrew Strivens


David Ward  


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To find out more about our teaching qualifications, follow this link