Our Achievement Team, led by Mrs Helen Ashton-Braithwaite (Assistant Head and SEN Co-ordinator) comprises of: the Student Support Officers, who look after students´ progress and achievement; the Inclusion Team who support students with SEN both in and out of the classroom; the Attendance team and the School Medical Nurse.
Harrogate High School has one of, if not, the best Inclusion Departments in Harrogate. The team comprises of 7 teaching assistants who all work on a 1:1 basis with our students. Many of them have extensive training to deliver programmes such as Reading Intervention, Inference Intervention, Dyslexia Screening, support for students with English as an Additional Language (EAL), specialist support for Visually Impaired students, weekly mentoring sessions and many other activities.
The Student Support Officers may be contacted by phoning the main school number 01423 548800, then adding the extension numbers given below:
The Student Support Officer team is led by the Assistant Head/SENCO, Mrs Helen Ashton Braithwaite - ext 249
Year 7 and 8
Mrs Tracey McWilliams, Student Support Officer - ext. 220
Miss A Pattinson, Student Support Officer - ext. 205
Mr M Nicholson - Student Support Officer
Miss G Smith, Student Support Officer - ext. 205