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Local Academy Council

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Members of the Bridge Local Academy Council (LAC)

Headteacher: Andrew Seager

Andrew has 25 years of experience in education and has a strong desire to improve the outcomes for pupils with SEN. He has been a successful Headteacher for the last eight years and is looking forward to the challenge of continuing the great work already in action at The Bridge School. He has extensive experience as a governor in a special school and will bring that knowledge into the trust.

Chair: Paul Roberts

Paul was a teacher and head teacher for many years in special schools. He has carried out school improvement consultancy and served as a governor in other special schools. Paul wants to work alongside staff and parents to give its pupils the best possible opportunities in life .  

Lisa Ingram

Lisa is an experienced teacher, working within schools for over 20 years in both mainstream and the special sector, with children from 2 to 11. She has always been interested in working with children with SEN and personalising their learning to enable them to thrive. Being part of the LAC means Lisa can be part of the big decisions and represent the children she teaches. 

Janki Dattani

Janki has worked in healthcare for the past 11 years, supporting both adults and children in a clinical and non-clinical capacity. Janki has a passion for improving people’s lives, ensuring everyone receives equitable care and support. Janki was particularly drawn to Bridge School, as it will allow her to make a positive difference to children’s education. The role will allow Janki to utilise her employment background in a meaningful way, supporting the school and trust.

The Bridge – LAC Attendance 2022-23

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