Cambian Chesham House School
Antony Maynard

Head Teacher

Antony Maynard

Telephone: 01617 637072

Antony is the head teacher at Cambian Chesham House School. He started with Cambian Group as the Lead Teacher at another Cambian School in Shrewsbury. He has many years’ experience of working with young people who are challenging and from difficult backgrounds or in the care system, as well as having senior teaching roles in a number of SEN schools around the North West area.

He has a BA Hons in Business Studies & ICT, has completed his PGCE with QTLS in Business & ICT, and has many other qualifications that he has gained along the way such as his Leadership L5 at open College and being a fully qualified DSL.


He loves his job and enjoys coming in to School and working with his learners and team, it is extremely challenging at times, but the progress the young people can achieve if given the right support both socially and educationally is endless.


Emmeline Copsey

Lead Teacher

Emmeline Copsey

Telephone: 01617 637072

Emmeline Copsey is the Lead Teacher at Chesham House School and has worked at the school since 2015. She has many years’ experience of working with young people who are challenging and from difficult backgrounds from working as next steps tutor for the Prince’s Trust.


She is a duel specialist and alongside her PGCE has a Creative Imaging degree specialising in Illustration. She is also British sign language qualified to a level 2 and has achieved ESOL as well as a number of other qualifications.


Emmeline teaches Art and incorporates many therapeutic approaches in her lessons such as drawing and talking therapy.


She is proud to be a part of the team that provides creative, engaging, and bespoke learning experiences for the students in her care.


Caroline Sullivan

Deputy School Manager

Caroline Sullivan

Telephone: 01617 637072

Caroline Sullivan is the Deputy School Manager, has been part of the organisation since 2010, Caroline has built a wealth of experience across a range of business areas including; Human Resources, Quality Assurance, Governance and Whole School Administration for Chesham House as well as a range of schools across the organisation.


Prior to joining the Cambian Group, Caroline forged her career in Business Management across a wide range of sites and teams. 


In addition to this, Caroline caters for Enrichment activities in school and leads the Pastoral care of students within school with a focus on student well-being to build on the positive progress of pupils.


General Enquiries


Telephone: 0800 138 1184


Governance Board

Termly Governance Board meetings are held at Cambian Chesham House 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


Chair of the board is Chris Strong who is contactable here or by phone: 0208 735 6150


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.