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Post 14 Team

Barnaby Ridge

CSW Career Development Consultant
email: barnaby.ridge@cswgroup.co.uk

 

I am the CSW Career Development Consultant for Doubletrees School.

I have been with the company since 2004 and have worked in many different schools and colleges.

My role is to help with the following:

  • Help young people make informed choices about future options.
  • Support young people, their families/carers and school to participate in learning and work through  signposting and practical activity.
  • Raise participation in education or employment with accredited training.
  • Support young people to remain engaged in full-time post-16⃰ learning and work.
I work in partnership with Doubletrees School, their families and partners to:
  • Increase aspirations
  • Increase resilience
  • Reduce vulnerability.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me and I look forward to working with you in the future.

Mobile – 07909933683
Email – barnaby.ridge@cswgroup.co.uk
Website – www.cswgroup.co.uk

Helen Green

Teacher & L2L Coordinator
email: hgreen@doubletrees.org.uk

I am the Redwood Class Teacher and the Learning to Learn (L2L) Co-ordinator.

I have been an SEN teacher since 2012, working in PMLD classes and as SEND Specialist Teacher at Great Ormond Street Hospital School. I’m also a Makaton Tutor and have a particular interest in Engagement for Learning.  I moved to Cornwall in January 2020 and am loving living near the beach whilst finding time to research and write.

I have a masters in Children’s Literature and Creative writing, so storytelling and reading are my favourite things to do. I love all things sensory, if it lights up and makes funny noises I will love it! You will often find me singing or making a creative mess.

I have a tortoise called Nora and I used to work with Singing Hands, they are great!

Michelle Smith

HLTA & and Communications Lead
email:
msmith@doubletrees.org.uk

I am the HLTA attached to Post 14 Provision at Doubletrees.

My name is Michelle and I’ve been at Doubletrees of 18 years. I love communication and am the communications lead across the school. I also love sensory activities: I enjoy making a mess while doing sensory learning but I hate having dirty hands.

 

Phil Williams

Teacher.  Maths and STEM Coordinator
email:
pwilliams@doubletrees.org.uk

I am the teacher of Elm Class.

I really enjoy teaching Maths and I’ve a keen interest in art. Anything to do with Maths, Engineering or Science and DT are areas of the curriculum, that I find the most exciting. I believe this is due to my time as an aircraft engineer in the Fleet Air Arm. I once got seasick on a very calm day.

I’m a blackbelt at Karate and I like to think that I’m a secret chef.

 

Rachel Facey

Teacher & Post 14 Coordinator
email:
rfacey@doubletrees.org.uk

I am the teacher of Cherry Class.

I’ve been a teacher for over 20 years, first in London and more recently Cornwall. I am a qualified SENDCo with lots of experience working within mainstream secondary schools, including as a senior leader. I am also a very experienced English teacher.

I have worked at Doubletrees since Sept 2019, first as a classroom teacher and now the 14 to 19 coordinator, with additional responsibility for the development of our Work Related Learning and Careers provision. I love the challenge and the joy of working with Doubletrees students and their families.

I am a now a not so secret amateur artist; reproducing my favourite paintings whilst teaching myself to paint. It is really calming, and I have sold a few too.

Tracey Crowle

Family Liaison Officer & Post 14 Admin
email:
tcrowle@doubletrees.org.uk

I am the Family Liaison Officer at Doubletrees .

I have worked at Doubletrees for 20 Years , I have only been in my current position for 18 months, before that   I  worked across all areas of the school,  both as a TA and HLTA.

As an HLTA I was responsible for Work Related Learning ,College Transition and Careers Guidance.

I now provide Admin for this role and work closely with Careers South West , and The Game Changer Project.

I provide Information and Support for Learners ,Parents and Carers during Transition from  P14.