At Prenton High School, our vision for students with special educational needs and disabilities is the same as for ALL students. We believe in making a difference so that EVERY student is encouraged and inspired to be the very best that they can be.
Below you will find links to useful documents, which set out our approach and responsibilities alongside further information about our team. Please click on the title of the document you would like to view to open it.
Below you will find the links to useful documents, which set out our approach and responsibilities. Please click on the titles to open the documents.
Our provision and approach to teaching students with special educational needs and disabilities.
A comprehensive guide to the system for supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
Mr Morris started Prenton High School in September 2020 and has been a SENCO for many years. He also teaches English and has a love of reading, poetry and drama. One of his priorities is ensuring that students develop their literacy skills. Mr Morris wants to ensure that all students feel confident sharing their learning experience with him and the rest of the team. You can contact Mr Morris on 0151 644 8113 or email MorrisJ@prentonhighschool.co.uk
Mrs Major, Assistant SENCO
Mrs Major joined Prenton High School in 2015. She is the Assistant SENCO and EAL Co-ordinator and is also an English teacher. She finds it so rewarding helping students to learn new skills and make progress and particularly enjoys supporting KS4 SEND students in preparing for their GCSEs and next steps.
Mrs Kearns, HLTA
Mrs Kearns has worked at Prenton High School for a number of years. She enjoys getting to know students as individuals and helping them to design a personal profile. Mrs Kearns also supports students in English, Maths and Literacy lessons. She loves working at Prenton High School and feels it is a safe place to be.
Mrs McCoy, Teaching Assistant
Mrs McCoy has many years of experience as a Teaching Assistant. She understands that secondary school can sometimes make students feel a little nervous and uncertain, but wants students to know that the team are there to support them. Mrs McCoy works across a variety of subjects, in lessons, small groups, and 1:1 intervention. Her specialism is social and emotional mental health (SEMH), including ADHD.
Mrs Sherlock, Specialist Numeracy Teaching Assistant
Mrs Sherlock joined Prenton High School in 2018 and specialises in Maths. Some people find the subject of Maths quite daunting, but she is passionate about reducing the fear, by creating a fun and supportive learning experience.
Mr Green, Teaching Assistant
Mr Green has been working at Prenton High School since 2011. He is an in-class support Teaching Assistant, which means he support students in lessons across a range of subjects, including Science, Maths and ICT. He also supports the Duke of Edinburgh Award and recommends that students take advantage of the many opportunities available to them.
Miss Ellison, Teaching Assistant
Miss Ellison joined Prenton High School in 2020. She is a Teaching Assistant with a passion for all subjects; particularly PE and Sports. Miss Ellison helps to deliver our Sports Leaders program at lunch time and after school, a chance to have fun, learn new skills and meet lots of new people.
Mrs O’Neill, Teaching Assistant
Mrs O’Neill has been working at Prenton High School for over a decade. Her main focus is supporting students in their English lessons, but she sometimes works in other subjects. She loves English and enjoys sharing her love of reading with students and helping them to find books to nurture their enjoyment.
Miss Roe has been a Teaching Assistant for many years. She joined Prenton High School in November 2020 and is really excited to be working as part of the SEN team. Her primary focus will be English, supporting our students with cognitive and learning difficulties. She is passionate about developing both students’ academic success as well as their social and emotional health and is always supporting students to achieve their highest potential.