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Northease Manor School

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Senior Leadership Team 

Martyn Ward

Interim Head


Dee Elmes

Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum & Data

With a BA (Hons) in Maths Education, Dee has been teaching Maths for 15 years, the last 4 of which have been as Head of Maths at Northease. As Assistant Head, she also takes responsibility for Data and Curriculum which involves using her maths skills to monitor students progress (across the curriculum).

Using the data she obtains, Dee identifies opportunities to improve student achievements, either on an individual basis or by changing the curriculum or teaching techniques. 

As a mathematician, she also wins the star prize - the job of putting together the school timetable!

Becky Tuxford

Assistant Head - Pastoral

Becky has a first class honours degree in English Education and has been at Northease Manor since 2012.  Whilst training for her degree, she worked in several special educational settings including pupil referral units and primary settings. Based on her experience and passion Becky decided Special Educational Needs  was the area of work where she could make the greatest contribution.  

As Assistant Head for Pastoral and Welfare her educational philosophy is firmly based around the principle that students are at the heart of all decisions.  Becky's very strong values drive her absolute commitment that Northease is safe, secure and nurturing. Our students have the best possible environment and delivered in a way that they can make maximum progress, whatever their individual needs.

EvaLynne Charmer

Assistant Head, Designated Safeguarding Lead; Head of Compliance, Data and Health & Safety

EvaLynne has numerous specialist qualifications and as the Designated Safeguarding Lead she oversees this critically important area of school life with deep personal expertise.  She has been a trainer and consultant on safeguarding and child protection since 2006, and also sits on the Local Safeguarding Children Board.

More broadly, she has over 30 years' experience of working with children, young people and families across youth agencies, charities, play, family work and therapies.  Alongside her experience of safeguarding management this gives her an unrivalled perspective.

Like Becky Tuxford, EvaLynne's fundamental belief is that our students are at the heart of everything we do. They work closely to ensure that staff, policies, systems and practices are the very best they can be. As she says, Northease is simply a magical place to work. 



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