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Our SENDCo and Pastoral Support Officer

At Lawnside School, our Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator (SENDCo) is

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


Mrs. Hanmer holds a postgraduate certificate in the co-ordination 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 from Monday through to Thursday.  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 School, our Pastoral Support Officer is Mrs. Janet Bell.  Mrs. Bell comes from a family support background and joined Lawnside School in October 2015.  She is also the Designated Safeguarding Lead, alongside Ms. Johnson, for the school.


At Lawnside School 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. She is also on the playground before school every morning if you wish to speak with her then.