Extended Learning Team

Student Support Department

DBS has a highly skilled student support department, enabling all students to achieve their full potential.

The team consists of two specialist teachers (Dyslexia, ASD, Speech and Language), a whole school counsellor and 7 part-time LSA’s. A number of rooms are dedicated to the Student Support Department including a therapy room for our visiting Occupational Therapist, and Speech and Language Therapist.

DBS also runs a Gifted and Talented programme, as well as the innovative Centre of Excellence which helps to nurture and develop the strengths and passions of our students.
Alison Phillips Head of Student Support
Tina MashfordLSA
Iram AzizLSA
Jacqueline BaxterStudent Support Services
Susan MorganLSA
Mariana De La PenaLSA
Cathy BanksCounsellor
Susan ReddingtonLSA
Julie NixonLSA
Jane DemainLSA
Fozia Ashraf LSA

Inclusion & Support Policy

DBS aims to provide all students with the opportunity to achieve their best academically, emotionally and socially.

DBS Local Offer

Specialist Teacher Assessment, Support and Behaviour Support.

SEN Provision Map 2016

Our Provision Map is used as a tool for planning and evaluating the provision offered to SEN students.

DBS SEN Report 2016/17

This annual report provides parents with information about our provision for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN).