AUTUMN | September 2021

Career Practitioner (SEND)

Ani Bolina Careers Practitioner (SEND) from the Careers education, information and guidance team are starting to contact families of Year 14 to discuss and plans for next year, if you need advice and guidance on education, employment and training please contact her on 07548 117 038.


Open Days


Charlton Park Academy

Date: Monday 27 September
Time: 3.30pm

Date: Tuesday 12 October
Time: 3.30pm
Please contact Linzi Fennings or Rachel Dunlop to book a place.

LSEC – Bexley

The next LSEC coffee morning at Bexley LSEC is:

Date: Thursday 7 and 14 October 2021
Time: 10am

Parents/carers will need to email Tara Saunders to book – strictly no booking no show.
Bexley coffee mornings run for approximately one hour (10am – 11am)
and will be hosted by:

Tara Saunders (Career Pathway Manager)
Tel. 0203 954 4189


Brighter Futures – Skills Hub

A specialist skills hub for adults and young people with learning disabilities.

‘Our skills hub is designed to provide people with learning disabilities including those with complex needs and challenging behaviour an opportunity to acquire life and vocational skills as well as the chance to socialise and explore their leisure interests.’

Brighter Futures | Brochure


woman talking to a boy with banner in background and text that says careers

SENCO and Parent/Carer Support Team


Rachel Dunlop | Assistant Principal, KS3, DSL
Sue Batstone | Associate SENCO
Sara Johnson | Family Support Worker
and School Counsellor
Linzi Fennings | SENCO Administrator


What the SENCO and Parent/Carer Support Team does

Statements of SEND and EHCPs

  • Annual Reviews of Statement of SEND and EHCP
  • Drawing up and updating EHCP Profiles
  • Transfers from Statement of SEND to EHCP
  • Point of information around Statements and EHCPs for staff, students and parents
  • Parent/carer queries
  • Placement advice and support
  • Work in conjunction with the Local Authority(s)

Parent Support


  • Charlton Chit Chat – Informal forum for parents to meet and offer mutual support
  • Training e.g. behaviour management, sleep issues
  • Activities e.g. flower arranging, stress busting course, parental wellbeing
  • Benefit advice and support e.g. applying for benefits and appealing decisions
  • Links to external providers including Greenwich Parent Voice, and City Lit

Parent/Carer information:


Local Authority Liaison


  • Liaison around placement, EHCP plans and transition
  • Social care liaison
  • Completion and submission of referrals and/or support with this


Other roles and responsibilities

For all SENCO related enquiries, please email:

Rachel Dunlop
Assistant Principal, KS3 Leader, Head of Music, DSL

Sue Batstone
Associate SENCO

Sara Johnson
Family Support Worker/ School Counsellor

Linzi Fennings
SENCO administrator