Judith Smith

Currently Judith is the Executive Headteacher for Talbot Specialist school (11-19 co-located Secondary Specialist school) which provides education for young people with a range of complex learning difficulties including health, ASD, and SLD. The school was judged Good with Outstanding (2006 and 2017) Outstanding (2009, 2013)

Since 2013 she has led Fusion Teaching School Alliance, which includes a School to School support team which works with over 100 schools across the city and employs 5 teachers. They support inclusion and capacity building within mainstream settings. Judith works closely with other TSA’s and works strategically with the LA in support of its inclusion strategy.

She has worked as a National Leader of Education (NLE) since 2013, supporting other provision to secure futures. Recently she engaged in School Improvement work with both special and mainstream schools through school reviews and Pupil Premium reviews.

Judith has been a Team Teach Intermediate Tutor since 2000, and a Makaton Regional Tutor since 2001.

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