Potterspury Lodge School

Principal

Jenny Nimmo

Telephone: 01908 542912

“Jenny joins Cambian Potterspury Lodge with a portfolio of Leadership experience as a Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Education Consultant, and Local Authority Manager across Maintained, Independent, and Special Schools.  Her recent leadership roles have included the successful removal of special measures in two schools who both went onto achieve Ofsted “Good” judgements in every category alongside Inclusion Manager for a London Council which involved working with 75 Ofsted rated Good and Outstanding Schools.  As an alumni of Ambition Institute’s flagship Future Leaders scheme which trains School Leaders, Jenny strongly believes in ensuring that all students are enabled and encouraged to achieve their potential and develop individual gifts and talents. 

 

As a former Sixth Form Leader Jenny is committed to ensuring that each individual is supported throughout their time at the school so that Cambian Potterspury Lodge students at Post 16 and Post 18 benefit from an individual tailored transition into Apprenticeships, Employment, and further Education placements in their communities.  Jenny is resolute that strong CEIAG (Careers, Education, Information, Advice, and Guidance) for each individual throughout their time at Potterspury Lodge supports a successful pathway to adulthood and nurtures aspirations.”

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Regional Care Lead

Mark Ryder

Telephone: 07551 156390

"I work with Potterspury Lodge School as a regional Cambian lead specialising in SEN residential care. My main priorities are to provide guidance and line management support to the Head of Care as well as support the wider senior management team with Kicha Mitchel. I have worked in residential care for many years as both a Head of Care for an outstanding service as well as a formal social care Ofsted manager and inspector. I am passionate about ensuring each young person are provided with high quality care in a nurturing and safe environment."

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Head of Residential

Chris Pearce

Telephone: 01908 542912

"I am a highly experienced practioner with a Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People and a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management. I have worked at Potterspury Lodge since September 2005. I have been a residential support worker, house manager and deputy head of care before becoming Head of Residential in January 2020. I have extensive experience in working with children with challenging behaviours and autistic spectrum disorder. I strongly believe in improving the life chances and outcomes for vulnerable children through offering a caring and nurturing environment."

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General Enquiries

Email: cambianeducation@cambiangroup.com

Telephone: 0800 138 1184

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Governance Board

Termly Governance Board meetings are held at Potterspury Lodge School to ensure that the management of the school is closely scrutinised and held to account in all areas of responsibility.

 

The agenda comprises of:

 

✓ Voice of the Child - student feedback

 

✓ Head Teachers Highlight Report outlining achievements and challenges and progress against school improvement report

 

✓ Outcomes for Children and Young People - Care

 

✓ Outcomes for Children and Young People - Education

 

✓ Outcomes for Children and Young People - Therapy

 

✓ Commercial Performance

 

✓ Staffing and Personnel

 

✓ Estates Report

 

✓ IT report

 

The Governance Board contain key individuals from outside and within the school who attend this meeting each term and parental and staff feedback is always welcomed.