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Paddock Wood Primary School

Paddock Wood Primary Academy

An academy of excellence and enjoyment at the heart of its community

    Mrs Ruth Dunn - Governor Statement



    I was elected onto the board of Governors in September 2017. I have extensive SEND experience as listed below and am looking forward to supporting Paddock Wood Primary School in this area.



    ·         33 teaching experience; 32 in secondary teaching P.E. English to GCSE, drama and other subjects.

    ·         29 of those years teaching and meeting the needs of children on SEND

    ·         One year teaching all age children referred into care with KCC

    ·         Many years as a SENCO  in a very large comprehensive school managing a team of seven teachers and 30 plus teaching assistants

    ·         Governor at Dorton House School for children with visual impairment for a number of years

    ·         After retiring from teaching I became a SEND consultant working for The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust working with new academies.

    ·         I worked for East Sussex LEA training teaching assistants

    ·         I now volunteer two mornings a week in Wateringbury Primary School

    Ruth Dunn has no business interests to declare.