SEND & Inclusion

Meet our Inclusion Team

Dan Lugg - Head of School DSL

Tim Hallis - Inclusion Lead, SENDCo and Deputy DSL

Emma Gray - Deputy DSL Children's Worker

Debbie Smith - Speech and Language Assistant

Bryony Nester - Speech and Language Assistant

Loise Benta - Family Support and Children's Worker

Stephanie Singlehurst - Attendance Officer

Castle SEND Information

The SENDCO at Castle is Tim Hallis. 

He can be contacted via the school office on 01604 346802 or you can email

Other useful information to support you

DfE SEND Code of Practice

The Northamptonshire Local Offer

SEND Acronyms

Courses for parents

SEND Support Service offer a range of virtual courses and workshops run by our practitioners to help empower parents to feel able to understand their child’s Special Educational Need (SEN) and gain understanding of how to effectively support that need.

To book onto a course or workshop please visit the Eventbrite website:

West/North Northants Council SEND Support Service Events | Eventbrite

Websites to support SEND needs

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Ambitious about Autism

Whole section on autism and education.

The National Autistic Society

The go to website for information about autism, strategies including social stories and sensory information.

ASD Helping Hands

Guidance, practical support and training re ASD. Not all services are free.

Resources for Autism

Includes uplifting videos of families talking about autism.

Nip in the Bud

Information and support for autism.



ADHD Foundation

Information and support about neurodiversity generally.

Nip in the Bud

Information and support on ADHD.


Health and wellbeing

Young MInds

Children and young person’s mental health charity. Has a parent helpline if you need to speak to someone.

Change 4 Life

NHS healthy living website for children and young people

Mental Health

How to look after your mental health during the corona virus outbreak.

Get in Touch

To get in touch with Castle Academy please click on the link below, or call us on 01604 346802

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