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Our SENDCO and Pastoral Support Officer

At Lawnside Lower School our Special Educational Needs and Disability Coordinator (SENDCo) is

Mrs Clair Hanmer.  Our SEND Governor is Mrs Charlotte Marshall.


Mrs Hanmer holds a Postgraduate Certificate in the coordination of Special Educational Needs from the University of Cambridge and is an experienced teacher across all primary age groups for over 15 years.


If you would like to speak to Mrs Hanmer, she is at school on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  You can contact  Mrs Hanmer by either popping in to school, telephoning the school office on 01767 312313, or by e-mailing her direct at

At Lawnside Lower School our Pastoral Support Officer is Mrs Janet Bell.  Mrs Bell comes from a family support background and joined Lawnside Lower in October 2015.  She is also the designated Safeguarding lead alongside Mr Smith for the school.


At Lawnside Lower we want all our children to feel confident, valued and nurtured. We want them to be fully engaged in their learning as well as feel supported with friendships and emotional issues.  If you are concerned about your child or if your family are struggling in any way, please feel free to contact her.


Mrs Bell works Monday to Friday and can be contacted via or by telephone on 01767 312313.