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Barndale House School

Howling Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1DQ

01665 602541



Residential Heads of Care

Colin Bradshaw

Katrina Green


Shirley Fraser

Deputy Headteacher

Night Attendants

Helen Hemsley

Kim Gritt


Sandra McFall

Teaching Staff


Jill English - Class 1

Residential Key Workers

Katie Hoy - Class 2

Sharon Thompson

Kate Jackson - Class 3

Karen Hamflett

Pauline Wootton - Class 4

Alan Simpson

Helen Hemsley - Class 5






Gail Roper


Linda Bertram   



Caroline McKewon - Head Chef

Teaching Assistants

Carole Kim - Assistant Cook

Emma Taylor

 Domestic/Kitchen Assistant

Caroline Lawson

 Christine Finnigan

Diane Middlemist


Dawn Dotchin

 Site Manager

Rachel Campbell

Andrew Atkinson

Rebecca Miller


Michelle Mason

Office Staff

Susan Angus

Sally Carrigan - Office Manager

Dawn Wright


Anne Scott


Amy Anderson

School Nurses

Allison France

Ruth White

Hollie White

Deborah Daniels

Shayna Buckley

Heather Cornish


Speech & Language Therapist

Hayley Fawcett




 Jane Brown



Chair of Governors: Dr C Benjamin (Co-opted Governor)

Vice Chair: Ms Autumn Rabbitts (Parent Governor)

Mr Colin Bradshaw (Headteacher)

Ms Katrina Green (Staff Governor)

Ms Jill English (Co-opted Governor)

Mr Kevin Burdis (Co-opted Governor)

Mrs Wendy Taylor  (Parent Governor)

Mr John Rutherford (Co-opted Governor)

Mr Andrew Smith (Parent Governor)

Ms Sue Wildsmith (Associate Governor)

Emma Turnbull (Associate Governor)


Barndale Gov Structure 2018.pdf

Governers Committee Roles 2018.pdf

 Governors Pecuniary Interests 2018.pdf

Attendance Record at Governor Meetings for the past 12 months are:

Summer 2017 - Apologies from Mark Tuff & John Rutherford

Autumn 2017 - Full Attendance

Spring 2018 - Apologies from Andrew Smith & Katrina Green

 Summer 2018 - Apologies from Andrew Smith, Kevin Burdis & Sue Wildsmith