SEND & Inclusion

Meet our Inclusion Team

Dan Lugg - Head of School DSL

Tim Hallis - Inclusion Lead  and Deputy DSL

Kirsty Craven - SENCO Pupil Premium Lead

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

Website overview
The SENDCO at Castle is Kirsty Craven. 

She can be contacted via the school office on 01604 638679 or you can email 

Castle's SEND Information Report 

The SEN information report outlines the school's provision for pupils with SEND and how the school will implement its SEN policy.

You can find our SEN Information Report here.

Other pages you may find useful to support you:

Supporting children to stay focussed on their home learning

Speech and language

Wellbeing and Mental Health

DfE SEND Code of Practice

The Northamptonshire Local Offer

SEND Acronyms

Courses for parents

Watch this space for course details.

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.

ADHD Northampton

Providing support and advice around 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 638679

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