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Barndale House School

Howling Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1DQ

01665 602541



Residential Heads of Care

Colin Bradshaw

Katrina Green


Shirley Fraser

Deputy Headteacher

Night Attendants

Helen Hemsley

Kim Gritt


Sandra McFall

Teaching Staff


Jill English - Class 1

Residential Key Workers

Katie Holland - Class 2

Sharon Thompson

Kate Jackson - Class 3

Karen Hamflett

Pauline Wootton - Class 4

Alan Simpson

Helen Hemsley - Class 5






Gail Roper


Linda Bertram   



Caroline McKewon - Head Chef

Teaching Assistants

Carole Kim - Assistant Cook

Emma Taylor

 Domestic/Kitchen Assistant

Caroline Lawson

 Christine Finnigan

Diane Middlemist

 Kathleen Mallaburn

Dawn Dotchin

 Site Manager

Rachel Campbell

Andrew Atkinson

Rebecca Miller


Michelle Mason

Office Staff

Susan Angus

Mandy Dobson - Office Manager

Dawn Wright

Sally Carrigan - Admin Assistant

Anne Scott


Lillian Givens

School Nurse

Amy Anderson

Ruth White

Allison France


Speech & Language Therapist

Hayley Fawcett




 Jane Brown





Chair of Governors: Mr Andrew Nicholls JP (LA Governor)

Vice Chair: Dr C Benjamin (Co-opted Governor)

Mr Colin Bradshaw (Headteacher)

Ms Katrina Green (Staff Governor)

Ms Jill English (Co-opted Governor)

Vacancy (Co-opted Governor)

Mrs Wendy Taylor  (Parent Governor)

Mr John Rutherford (Co-opted Governor)

Mr Andrew Smith (Parent Governor)

Ms Autumn Rabbitts (Parent Governor)


Barndale Gov Structure 2017.pdf

Governers Committee Roles 2017.pdf

Governors Pecuniary Interests.pdf

 Governors who have left during the past 12 months are:

Vic Lawton, Parent - Term ended February 2017

Gill Owens, Co-opted - Term ended December 2016

Kim Lamb, Teacher - Resigned April 2017

Mark Tuff, Parent - Resigned July 2017

Jane Wilson, Parent - Resigned July 2017

Attendance Record at Governor Meetings for the past 12 months are:

Spring 2017 - Apologies from Andrew Nichols, Vic Lawton, Mark Tuff & Kim Lamb

Summer 2017 - Apologies from Mark Tuff & John Rutherford

Autumn 2017 - Full Attendance