SEN Team

Nicky McLachlan - Senior SENDCO and SENDCO for Phase 2                                                                                                                                                 

Nicky leads on Inclusion in the Primary section, supporting pupils with additional needs in particular. She was one of the founding teachers and prior to joining Reach spent eleven years working at a large Primary School in Wandsworth, where she gained a wealth of experience teaching from Nursery to Year 6. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team and a Leading Mathematics teacher, Nicky supported colleagues within her own school and carried out consultancy work in other schools in central London. Nicky graduated from Nottingham University with a First Class Honours degree in Geography. After taking on her SENDCo role at Reach she studied part-time at Roehampton University in 2015-16 and gained a distinction for the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinators. She would like to thank all the Reach parents who supported her with her research focusing on family engagement. Nicky lives locally with her husband and two children and enjoys running in her free time.

Laura Clarke - SENDCO Phase 4 and 5

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Scott McDonald - SENDCO Phase 3

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Aimee Wilcox - SENDCO Phase 1

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Angela Melia - Assistant SENDCO

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Andie Colomb - Assistant SENDCO                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Andie moved to London in 2014 from Uruguay, South America, and joined Reach Academy in 2015 as a teaching assistant for reception. Since joining the dedicated team at Reach she has worked with most of primary, providing support and teaching French and Spanish in after school clubs. Andie is now part of the Inclusion Team and enjoys working with children from both primary and secondary, working towards academic, social and emotional well-being in all vulnerable children across the school. She aspires to one day become a qualified teacher herself. Outside of school Andie likes reading, travelling and discovering the parts of London that are still unknown to her.

 

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