Our SEND Team

Sue Brownson

Deputy Headteacher

I am the school Deputy Headteacher and leader of the Deaf Provision. I liaise with children, families, staff and external professionals daily. I am always here to help.

Simon Cardy


I am the school’s SENCO. I am responsible for the day-to-day operation of the school's SEN policy. I co-ordinate additional support for pupils with SEND and liaise with their parents, teachers and other professionals who are involved with them.

Thibaud Lecluse

SEND Assistant

I am the school SENDCo (special educational needs and disability co-ordinator) Assistant. I co-ordoinate outreach and external services and manage internal interventions in the school. I often work with children and can be seen in classes teaching sometimes. I am also part of the safeguarding team

Dexter Thompson

Pastoral Manager

I am the school's Pastoral Manager. My role includes looking after attendance and punctuality, wellbeing, behaviour, celebrations and social/ emotional support. I work closely with children, staff and parents/ carers. I am also part of the safeguarding team.


I am the school’s CAMHS clinician and I am also trained as an art psychotherapist. I will be at Laycock every Wednesday morning. I will be working with children and families.


School Counsellor