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Sara Edmonds

Sara Edmonds - SENCo

Helping students to aspire to greatness at The Dorcan Academy, Mrs Edmonds is responsible for:

  • Coordinating all the provision for students with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and developing the school's SEND Policy to make sure all students get a consistent, high quality response to meeting their needs in school.
  • Ensuring that effective work is completed with external agencies who may be coming into school to help support your child's learning e.g. Speech and Language Therapy, Educational Psychology etc.
  • Updating the school's SEND register which is a system for ensuring all the SEND needs of students in this school are known.
  • Providing specialist support and advice for teachers and support staff in the school so they can help students with SEND in the school achieve the best progress possible.
  • Providing training for all staff to ensure their knowledge of SEND is progressing from AWARENESS to ENHANCED to, in some cases, SPECIALIST.

Mrs Edmonds is usually available by appointment at all relevant parents' evening and at other times, by arrangement. You can contact her via the school reception desk or by email at