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Contact Information

01303 815665 / Registered Charity No. 307889 / Registered in England & Wales No. 419256

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The Caldecott School, Station Road, Smeeth, Ashford, Kent, TN25 6PW

Meet The Team

A Team Dedicated To Its Pupils

Together, the staff teams at the Caldecott School are helping children with a variety of complex social, emotional, and mental health needs and communication difficulties needs build a future.

Karen Norman

Head of School

Zoe Pegden

Head of Primary

Stacey McShane

Head of Secondary

Jerry Evans

Assistant Head & SEND Coordinator

James Coe

Boarding Manager

Conor MacLennan

Pastoral Support

Clair Turner

Pastoral and Careers Lead

Keanu Barnett


Wanda Renham

Teacher & Assessment Lead

Matthew Carter

Teacher & CPD Lead

James McQuillan


Laura Pichowski

Maths Lead

Trevor Twohig


Adele Taylor-Green


David Stafford

Design Technology Teacher & Health & Safety Lead

Kez Lovell


Cassy Potter

Land Based Teacher

Lee Hall


Karen Easterling


Alexandra Morris


Samantha Caira

Teacher (with Milo)

Chloe Newman


Olivia Wypior


William Almond


Paula Palmer

Head of Forest School

Laura Atherall

Teaching Assistant

Charlie Hann

Teaching Assistant

Jaimie McLennan

Teaching Assistant

Alfredo Rodriguez-Lopez

Teaching Assistant

Natalia Kobylecka

Teaching Assistant

Hollie Baird

Teaching Assistant

Jordan Becker

Teaching Assistant

Jane Critchlow

Teaching Assistant

Patricia Heard

Teaching Assistant

Sophie Kilsby

Teaching Assistant

Sarah Ryan

Teaching Assistant

Lauren Sargeant

Teaching Assistant

Pei Ling Sim-Anderson

Teaching Assistant

Mark Wright

Teaching Assistant

Rachel Hiley


Sue Dashwood

SEND Administrator

Louise Segal

Educational Administrator

Claire Farnham

Occupational Therapist

Jan Mount

Speech and Language Therapist

Sarah Gorry

Art Therapist

Stephanie Rissoan-Cooper

School Cook

Barbara Webb

Primary House-Keeper and Kitchen Support