Meet The Team

The Coombswood Team

Our specialist and experienced team comprise of teachers, therapists, teaching assistants and support staff who work together to provide inspirational and outstanding education to all learners at our school.  Whatever their needs, learners are supported academically and pastorally, in areas such as independence, self-esteem, resilience and communication. This ensures they able to engage and enjoy their education. All staff who work with learners receive training in areas such as safeguarding, PREVENT and mental health, as well as other specialised training.

Leadership and Non-Teaching Staff

Our dedicated Senior Leadership Team oversees the running of the school, staff management, school curriculum and safeguarding.

Snita Verma

Executive Principal, Deputy Designated Lead

Michele Pearson

Assistant Principal – Education, Designated Safeguarding Lead

Charlotte Alton

Deputy Designated Lead

Administration and Finance

Ami Postin

Administrator and Finance Officer, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Teachers and Tutors

Our teachers and tutors are highly specialist professionals, who are passionate about ensuring children make excellent progress from their starting points.

Learning Support

Our learning support team underpin the additional support children require to learn successfully.

School Advisory Panel

Our Independent School Advisory Panel provide objective advice on all areas of the school’s activities, to aid our development.

Amanda Bramley


Andy Patterson

Melrose Compliance
Operations and Compliance Manager for Melrose Education.

Daniel Zaccheo

Melrose Education Representatives

Henrietta Jordan

Schools’ Director

Tracey Storey

Executive Chair & CEO and Proprietor Chair

Amanda Bramley


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