Shropshire Council

The SEN Team

Special Education Needs (SEN) Team

The SEN Team is responsible for the delivery of some of the statutory duties of Shropshire Council with regard to special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) for children and young people aged 0 to 25. The team works collaboratively with colleagues across education, health and social care, parent carers, young people and with the voluntary sector with the aim of improving outcomes for Shropshire children and young people with SEND. 

  • Team email address:  senteam@shropshire.gov.uk
  • Annual Review Email:  senannualreviews@shropshire.gov.uk
  • New Requests Email:  senrequestsforassessments@shropshire.gov.uk
  • Local Offer Email: local.offer@shropshire.gov.uk
  • Local Offer Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/sclocaloffer/
  • Local Offer Twitter:  https://twitter.com/LocalOfferShrop
  • Local Offer Tel:  0345 678 9063

Who is in the SEN Team?

Julia Dean - SEN Service Manager - 01743 254563
Garry Dean - Provisions & Monitoring - 01743 254285
Samantha Edwards - SEN Team Manager - 01743 254323
Julie Farebrother - Admin Manager - 01743 254502
Sharon Mobbs - Senior Social Work SEND - 01743 250227
Gemma Breckell - SEN / Local Offer Development Officer - 01743 254286
Michelle Harris - LAC Case Co-ordinator - 01743 254522
Sam Cain - LAC Case Co-ordinator - 01743 254522 (Maternity Leave)
Ricki Foxall - Admin Assistant - 01743 254366
Wendy Hutchinson - Admin Assistant - 01743 252617

Early Years (Birth – Year 1)
Sue Carroll - EY Lead - 01743 254242
Judith Pilkington - EY Intervention Officer - 01743 254287
Abi Pemberton - Case Co-ordinator - 01743 254304
Catherine Jones - Case Co-ordinator - 01743 254769

Primary (Year 2 – Year 6)
Samantha Edwards - Case Manager - 01743 254323
Jackie Cheng - Case Co-ordinator - 01743 254266 (Maternity Leave)
Clare Morris - Case Co-ordinator - 01743 254266

Secondary (Year 7 – Year 10)
Julie Griffiths - Case Manager - 01743 254362
Aimee Hearn - Case Co-ordinator - 01743 254389

Post 16 (Year 11 +)
Sarah Sweeney - Senior Transition Officer - 01743 254359
Rachel Dams - Transition Officer - 01743 254568
Fay Rayward - Case Co-ordinator  - 01743 254513

Queries regarding annual reviews

Ricki Foxall – Admin Assistant - 01743 254366
Wendy Hutchinson - Admin Assistant - 01743 252617
Emma Eyles - Annual Review Case Officer - 01743 252617
or SENAnnualReviews@shropshire.gov.uk

Queries regarding EHC assessments

SEN Case Co-ordinators are the first point of contact to provide support regarding a child/young person's EHC assessment:

  • Early Years (0 - Yr 1) – Abi Pemberton / Catherine Jones - 01743 254304/254769
  • Primary (Yr 2 – Yr 6) – Clare Morris - 01743 254266
  • Secondary (Yr 7 – Yr 10) Aimee Hearn - 01743 254389
  • Post-16 – Fay Rayward - 01743 254513
  • Looked-after children (LAC) – Michelle Harris - 01743 254522

Queries regarding transition

Early Years to reception - 01743 254242 / 01743 254287
Primary to Secondary - 01743 254502 
Secondary to Post 16 - 01743 254513

SEND Local Offer

Gemma Breckell, Local Offer Development Officer 
Telephone: 0345 678 9063 
Email: local.offer@shropshire.gov.uk

Data Protection

In order to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR) the SEN Team have a privacy notice.