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School Staff

Our staff members are knowledgeable, experienced and committed to providing the best quality education to your child. Everyone who works at Church Lawton School is trained in working with autistic children.

We are a small, close-knit team, and we work together every day, sharing our expertise and observations to make sure that your child is happy, thriving and learning well. If you would like to talk to any member of our staff, please contact the school office.

Senior Leadership Team

Teaching team

Charlotte Steele - Autism Lead Practitioner

Tracey Ellis - Teacher, KS3-5 Phase Lead

Liz Wood - Teacher, EYFS to KS2 Phase Lead

Lucy Davies - Teacher

Kelly Gordon - Teacher

Arianna Hardey Teacher

Simon Lawley - Teacher, WRAP Trainer and Safeguarding Team

Sarah Lilley - Teacher

Rachel McCormick - Teacher

Craig Shaw - Teacher

Tom Shaw - Teacher

Kat Sercombe - Teacher

Ian Smith - Teacher, Exams and Assessment (maternity cover)

Phil Warrilow - Teacher

Administrative support team

Sally Dunne - Business Support Co-ordinator

Stacy Booth - HR Co-ordinator

Kayleigh Webb - Administration Assistant & Receptionist

Premises support team

Charles Lowndes - Facilities Manager and Senior ICT Technician

John Watson - ICT Technician

Ashley Harrison - Maintenance Operative

Education Support Team



Carol Arthurs - HLTA, Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Lucy Booth - HLTA, Adventure Learning Co-ordinator 

Emma Castle - HLTA, Team Teach Trainer and Behaviour Co-ordinator

Amanda Condliffe HLTA, Work Experience Co-ordinator

Vikki Nicklin HLTA (Maternity Cover) and Occupational Therapy Support

Danielle Norris HLTA


Learning Mentors, MAST Team, Admissions and Attendance Officer

Daniel Brownsword – Learning Mentor

Rebecca CarringtonLearning Mentor

Lilly Cartwright-Tams - Assistant Psychologist

Sally Corrigan - Learning Mentor

Sara Davis Learning Mentor

Mark Fisher - Learning Mentor

Erin Fone - Learning Mentor

Barry Hampson - Learning Mentor and Speech & Language Support

Laura GoodierLearning Mentor 

Li-Hua Granville Learning Mentor

Lyn Jacques Learning Mentor

Andrew Jennings - Learning Mentor

Hannah Lawson - Learning Mentor and Educational Psychology support

Alicia McDermott - Occupational Therapist

Jacquie McMenamyLearning Mentor

Holly MitchellLearning Mentor

Grace MuirheadLearning Mentor

Katherine Munro - Learning Mentor

Charlotte Mycock - Learning Mentor

Daniel Pryce - Learning Mentor

Keri RichardsLearning Mentor

Ian Smith Learning Mentor and Exams and Assessment

Meg Tomlinson Learning Mentor

Jenny Treanor - Attendance Officer

Gemma Welch - Learning Mentor

Kate Whitehead - Learning Mentor and Mental Health, Pupil Wellbeing & First Aid Support

Hannah Wallace - Learning Mentor

Rachel Whitehurst Admissions and SEND Manager and Safeguarding Team