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Emma Adams, Headteacher


National Professional Qualification for Headship, National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination, Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Learning in Education, BA (hons) Music and PGCE Secondary Music.


Emma began her teaching career in 2003 as a teacher of Music and has worked in several schools across the country as Nurture Group teacher and SENCO, and has been on the Senior Leadership Team in 2 different academy trusts, taking responsibility for SEND, Pupil Premium and Safeguarding.  Prior to joining Catch22, Emma was a SEND Officer for Bedford Borough Council assessing and monitoring children with Special Educational Needs. A key part of this role was working alongside mainstream, special and alternative provision schools to support and review the needs children with  Educational Health Care Plans. Emma has worked at The Spires Academy since January 2017 and has been substantive Headteacher since September 2019.