Whinfell School

Principal / Head of Education

Paddy Sandham

Telephone: 01539 723322

Paddy is Principal and Head of Education for Whinfell School and has responsibility for all things educational. She is a highly motivated teacher with over 20 years experience, having taught in a number of mainstream and special schools. She is passionate about child centred learning and aims to get the best from our students by creating a productive and fun environment in which they can achieve their full potential.


General Enquiries

Email: ccs.referrals@cambiangroup.com

Telephone: 0161 507 3723


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Governance Board

Termly Governance Board meetings are held at Whinfell 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.


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