Leadership and Management


Sarah Edwards

Andrew Sudron

Head Teacher           

Deputy Head Teacher

Jane Sidwell

Melissa Sparks

Andrew Mullane

Head of Department EYFS / Primary
(covering Kim Ayrton maternity leave)

Head of Department Secondary

Head of Department Sixth Form

Heather Newton

HR Manager 

 Yvonne Heys

 School Business Manager 

Teaching Staff


Jo Giles

Laura Padgett

Jack Murphy-King

 Ali Dickinson

Eryn Davies

Shelley Hudson

Holly Eldridge

Jane Sidwell

Caitlin Hughes

Kelly Tomlinson

 Katie Day

Lu Crooks







Higher Level Teaching Assistants


Susan Sherwin

Caroline Grieveson-Smith

Zoe Forge


 Kelly Simpson 1:1

Tina Potts 1:1

Advanced Teaching Assistants


Sandra Lai

Sandra Gill

Jannette Shearstone

Sydney Thomas

 Emma Gibson

Behaviour Support

Kristina Carr 

Job Coach

General Teaching Assistants


Nikki Bellis

Lynne Clark

Keira Berman

Brenda Coppinger 

Stephanie Houghton

Kirsty Shea Mckee

Susan Capel

Yvonne Hartley

Diane Melbourne

Stuart McCormack

Luis Crooks

Carolyn Reid 

Ashleigh Pride

Natasha Robertson

 Kate Hayes

Lisa Spice

Sandra Staff

Evie Church


Beth Wollerton

Danielle Wright

Angie Ezard

Adam Mason

Tamsin Broadley

Marzena Piotrowska

Hannah Gray

Maisie Edwards

Lidia Garcia



Pupil Support Assistants


Charlotte Brookes

Carol Morton

Kelly King 

Chloe McGowan

Karola Cramoysan

Katie Hannon

Jackie Flynn

Olivia Lister

 Christina Hartley

Dominika Townsend

Maz Wray

 Gemma Wood

Jo Buckton 

 Steph Raynor

 Kim Bradley


Hayley Coutts

 School Based Assessment & Review Officer 

Angie Neal

Admin Assistant

Sandra Searle

Finance Assistant 

Lex Bowyer

Admin Assistant



Carol Creighton


Hazel Hawkes

Catering Assistant


Multi-Disciplinary Team


Wendy Brotherton             

Speech & Language Therapist               

Annabelle Calpin

Speech & Language Therapist

Megan Critchlow

Speech & Language Therapist

Sarah Marshall

Speech & Language Therapist

Eleanor Jones 

Occupational Therapist

Hazel Smith


Cathrine Thurlby


Laura Sheldon

Nurse Practitioner


External Providers


Kerry McDermott

Music Therapist

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Springwater School
High Street

About Us

Springwater is a vibrant and progressive day school catering for students ranging from two to nineteen years. Offering places to students who may have profound and multiple, severe or physical difficulties, the majority of our current students have co-existing or multiple needs. We also cater for students with autistic spectrum condition and elements of challenging behaviour.