everyone has a personal best
Mark McQuillan has a background in engineering and trained to be a Science Teacher. He has over 17 years of experience in special education. He has taught in mainstream schools and in a range of different special needs provisions, including residential schools. He has experience of Senior Management and operational roles with independent providers of care and education. He has previously worked at another Cambian school in the role of Interim Principal. Mark believes in striving to ensure that the whole staff team provide the best opportunities and outcomes for all students.
Rebecca Heath is the Deputy Head (Head of Care). Her experience stems from 30 years of working with vulnerable young people. She has a strong background within 'Health & Social Care' and is a trained Social Worker. Rebecca is passionate about 'facilitating' and 'enabling' young people to achieve the very best of outcomes, educationally, emotionally & socially.
Rebecca believes in giving our young people the chance to participate In positive experiences that provide 'memories for a life time' and may not ordinarily be available to them. These are the stepping stones to be able to contribute successfully to the community.
Eva Pereira is the Registered Care Manager at Stratford Lodge, the Sixth Form satellite base of Grateley House School. She has over 23 years’ experience of working with vulnerable children and young adults. Eva is passionate about enabling and supporting students to be as independent as possible within their lives, ensuring they are given opportunities and experiences that make them step outside of their individual comfort zones and challenges them to holistically further their personal development.
Nicky Docking is the Deputy Head (Head of Education). She has over 30 years of teaching and primarily her experience has been working within the special need sector. She has worked at GHS for over 10 years and started as the Head of English and Assistant Head. Nicky’s focus and drive is about ensuring that the education GHS provides will make a distinctive, lasting and positive impact for each young person and their future.
The curriculum and learning is carefully planned to harness the strengths and potential of each. The school prides itself on the creativity from staff to provide meaningful, interesting and enjoyable learning experiences from the student aiming for Cambridge to read Physics to the student wanting to live semi-independently and work in a local café.
Telephone: 020 8735 6150
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