Lucie Cox

Meet the Team – Lucie Cox

Lucie Cox has recently joined The Cavendish School as our Speech and Language Therapist. We’re delighted to welcome her to the team and have asked her a few questions so you can get to know her: Tell us a bit about your background… After qualifying as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2004,I started working with children who had a …

Meet the Team – Lisa Lincoln

Lisa Lincoln has joined The Cavendish School as our Business and Administrative Manager and we couldn’t be more excited. Find out what working at the school means to her: Tell us a bit about your background… I have worked in the education sector for 15 years, in both administrative and financial roles. The previous seven years were spent working as …

In the news: Breaking new ground with DfE funding

We’re pleased to share that the Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed official funding to cover the costs associated with opening our school this September! We are extremely grateful for the DfE funding, which will enable us to support our school community and move forward to fulfil our mission of “enabling the self”. The building structure has been manufactured off-site …

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Meet the Team – Donna Guest

Donna joins The Cavendish School as our Occupational Therapist and we’re elated to welcome her to the team. Find out why she loves working with young people who have special educational needs below: Tell us a bit about your background… My family and I live in Cambridgeshire, where I have worked as an Occupational Therapist for more than 26 years …

Meet the Team – Jake Allcock

Our Assistant Headteacher, Jake, is responsible for the Lower School (Years 3 – 8). Find out more about why he’s looking forward to being part of the team: Tell us a bit about your background… Cambridge is my home-city and, even after time away studying in Loughborough and playing cricket in Australia, I have always found myself gravitating back. After …

Breaking down barriers and inspiring others at the 2021 Festival of Education

We’re excited to share that Ryan Kelsall, our Acting Headteacher and Deputy CEO of the Eastern Learning Alliance, and Stephanie Smith, our Deputy Headteacher, will be speaking at the virtual Festival of Education on Friday 25 June 2021 at 13.20. Their presentation will focus on the topic of ‘breaking down the barriers to autism education – the world’s first IB …

Meet the Team – Ryan Kelsall

We spoke with Ryan Kelsall, Deputy CEO of Eastern Learning Alliance (ELA), of which The Cavendish School is a member, to hear what inspires him and how he got to where he is today. Tell us a bit about your background… I was born in the USA but have grown up and spent the majority of my life living in …

Meet the Team – Julie Bailey

Our Chair of Governors, Julie, has been with The Cavendish School since the beginning of the design phase in early 2018. We’ve asked her a few questions to gain a deeper insight into her background and her work: Tell us a bit about your background… I have worked in the education field for a number of years, first starting with …

Meet the Team – Stephanie Smith

Stephanie Smith recently joined The Cavendish School as our new Deputy Headteacher. We’re thrilled to welcome her to the team and have asked her a few questions so that you can get to know her a little better: Tell us a bit about your background… I have been involved with the autism community for over 10 years, working within mainstream …

In the news: World’s first IB special autism school appoints Deputy Headteacher

We are thrilled to announce that we have officially appointed a new Deputy Headteacher. Having been involved in the autism community for over 10 years, Stephanie Smith joins us having previously worked at Medeshamstede Academy in Peterborough, a similar size school with just over 100 students aged 4 – 16 with autism. Stephanie has already started supporting us as well …