Stephanie Welch has been teaching in inner city Primary Schools in Birmingham for over 20 years. She is currently an Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for Inclusion at Lozells School in Birmingham. Lozells School was judged to be Outstanding in March 2015, it was awarded IQM Flagship Status in July 2015. The School’s intention is to create an ‘oasis of calm’ for its children and families and it is passionate about all children having the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Stephanie believes high quality inclusion and individualised provision, along with harmonious relationships with parents are fundamental to achieving this.
Stephanie has led on staff development by delivering the Outstanding Teacher Programme to 11 staff in the school and has worked alongside SENCo to develop an Outstanding Teacher Assistant Programme focussing on Maths interventions for SEND pupils.
She is currently leading on the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award and a Junior Leadership Project where Year 6 children have led on whole school initiatives such as; online safety and grooming, fundraising and improving teaching and learning from the child’s perspective.