Our Leadership Team

Swiss Cottage is committed to a team approach in meeting all our learners’ needs. Our specialist and experienced staff comprise of teachers and teaching assistants who work together with our multi-agency teams. Our multi-agency teams include educational psychologist, psychotherapists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, doctors, nurses and Connexions service. These teams work seamlessly with our staff to enable all learners to access the curriculum as fully as possible with as little time loss as possible.

Senior Leadership Team:

  • Vijita Patel

    Principal
  • Becky Shaw

    Vice Principal
  • Monika Gaweda

    Head of School
  • Lucy Hall

    Lead for Inclusion & Safeguarding
  • Laura Fawcett

    Assistant Head of School
  • Matthew Maquire

    Assistant Head of School
  • Rima Blakaj

    Head of Finance

Middle Leadership Team:

  • Edward Pitcher

    Leader of Technology
  • Roseanna Gooder

    Leader for Vocational & Work Related Learning
  • Tim Elliston

    Teacher Mentor
  • Katy Henry

    Leader of Semi-Formal Pathway
  • Olivia Carter

    TLR EYFS
  • Melanie Walker

    TLR Formal Pathway
  • Joe Minns

    TLR Informal Pathway
  • Matthew Granados

    TLR Semi-Formal Pathway
  • Anthony Doherty

    Lead for Integrated Provision PE & Extended Services
  • Robert Durbin

    Deputy Leader FIT