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Staff at Arc Oakbridge School

We have a diverse, creative and nurturing staff team. They are qualified teachers with special educational needs (SEN) experience and specialist autism spectrum condition (ASC) support staff who can deliver a wide range of subjects and who will have continuous professional development plans in place. We all welcome you to Arc Oakbridge School.

Phil Petch


Phil is the Head Teacher of Arc Oakbridge School. He qualified as a teacher in 2000 and went on to complete extensive post graduate training in Special Education, Educational Psychology, and Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.

Yvonne Griffin

Deputy Headteacher

Ms. Griffin comes with a wealth of experience and is already having a positive impact with staff and children alike.

Abbie Lees

Behaviour Lead

Sabrina Whyte

Pastoral Lead

Sabrina is a qualified teaching assistant with a level 3 NVQ in Child Care and Education qualification.

Allyson Williams

Office Manager and DSL

Allyson has worked with Phil for the last 3 years at a Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) school as the administrator and Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Louise Carr

Office Assistant

Kieran Bradley

Class Teacher

Emily Clare

Class Teacher

Kerri Dickenson

Class Teacher

Justin Byrne

Site Maintenance

Justin is the cleaner and maintenance manager at Arc Oakbridge School. He has previously worked on the railway as a train cleaner and at Birmingham Airport also cleaning aircrafts.

Sinead Ryszka

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Terri Samrai

Teaching Assistant

Loren Fulbrook

Teaching Assistant

Corrina Hinds



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