Name: Mrs Karen Dunning
School: Woodseats Primary School, 670 Chesterfield Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 0SB
Locality: Locality E
Family of Schools: Meadowhead Family of Schools
Role: Key Stage 2 Leader with key responsibility for monitoring and improving the quality of teaching across school.
Background: Teacher for 31 years at various schools | SENDco/ Inclusion Manager for 15 years | National Specialist Leader in Behaviour and Attendance
Specialist Area(s): SENDco | Behaviour and Attendance
Additional Information: Coached and mentored SENcos and Inclusion Managers from across the authority | Supported a number of schools in a variety of circumstances, developed systems and structures for SEN and Inclusion | Experience of supporting a number of teachers to improve their classroom practice.
Interesting Fact: Karen enjoys summer afternoons in the garden with her two tortoises named Thomas and Julian.