Cambian Scarborough School

Head Teacher

Patricia Peake

Telephone: 01723 582073

"Staff at Scarborough School work exceptionally hard to provide the very best level of care for our students. I have worked at the Scarborough School for over 10 years as a teacher, and for the last three years as the head teacher. 

Previous to this I was a residential housemother working for 8 years supporting young people who were in care in national children’s Homes in Leeds and in Scarborough. We have an excellent team at Scarborough School and together we endeavour to give our young people the opportunities to learn and thrive in a nurturing, happy educational setting."


Teacher & SENCo

Michelle Monteith

Telephone: 01723 582073

"Michelle studied at Lincoln University to complete her BSC (Hons) in Forensic Science and Psychology.  After gaining experience working in schools as an Advanced Teaching Assistant she returned to University to complete a PGCE in Secondary Science. Michelle has been with the school for many years and has taught a variety of subjects. Michelle is the appointed SENCO for Scarborough School."



Michelle Goodwin

Telephone: 01723 582073

"Michelle has worked with the company for over 10 years teaching a variety of subjects but specialising in Mathematics to GCSE level.  She jointly runs the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme at Bronze level and plans and organises team building activities for the whole school to encourage group participation.  Michelle is also the school Examination Officer and is responsible for assessments in general throughout the key stages."



Jason Laidler

Telephone: 01723 582073

"Jason has worked in a number of different jobs before going to the University of Hull as a mature student and gaining BSc (Hons) Psychology. 

He began working as a general teaching assistant before completing GTP training as an ICT teacher in Hull. He gained a lot of experience working in a number of different and diverse schools, working in mainstream, PRUs, SEN schools and special provision for pupils with autism. 

He has taught a number of subjects in the past, he recently joined the team and specialises in English and ICT here at Scarborough."


General Enquiries


Telephone: 0800 138 1184


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Governance Board

Termly Governance Board meetings are held at Cambian Scarborough 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.