Louise Heatley

Admin Assistant

Louise joined The Dales School in the summer of 2022, following a varied career working within local government and construction. Working at The Dales School means Louise can have a good work life balance whilst continuing to broaden her career achieving job satisfaction.

Sophie Renfree

Admin Assistant

Sophie joined The Dales School in 2022. She is a busy Mother so has now gained a good work life balance as well gaining high job satisfaction. She has a background of reception and admin work within different industries and has brought these skills forward into this role. She looks forward to progressing these skills further.

Rachael Scantlebury

Cleaning Supervisor

Alison Cavagin


Barbara Walker


Karen McFarlane


David Craig


Bill Simpson

Fleet Manager

Bill has worked at The Dales School since 2010. Prior to this he was a professional driver with a class 1 PSV and class 1 HGV licence.

Emma Bradley

Admin Manager

Emma joined The Dales School in 2020 and is based at Blythdale site.

Gail Ormston

Lunchtime Supervisor

Glynis Burn

Family Partnership Manager

Glynis began her career as a Business Secretary and started work at The Dales School in 2000 as the Admin Manager. She realised that a huge part of this role was supporting and working with families. Her passion for this, along with additional training, has helped create the strong and dedicated Family Partnership Team we now have at The Dales School. Glynis is also a DSL, part of the safeguarding team, and sits on the Governing body as Staff

Joanne McMillan

Kitchen Manager

Karen Green

Kitchen Manager

Karina Winton

HR Manager

Karina started her career at The Dales School in 2007 as a Clerical Assistant and soon became Office Manager. She completed a Level 3 NVQ in Business and Administration in 2011.

Karina is responsible for managing all aspects of recruitment and any HR related issues.

Lee Wilkinson

Financial Resources Manager

Lee has a Level 3 BTEC in Business and Administration, he joined The Dales School in 2013. He now supports the work of the office and the school as a whole in its day-to-day operations but has particular responsibility for managing the school finances, including the school budget and Free School Meals.

Linda Swinhoe


Lisa Evans


Margaret Thompson

Kitchen Assistant

Sharon Evans


Tom McKinnon

Site Manager

Tracy Henderson

Family Partnership Co-ordinator

Tracy has a BTEC in Speech and Language Therapy and an NVQ as a Teaching assistant.  After many years working with children with SEN in the community, Tracy moved to The Dales in 2010.
Tracy currently works as a Family Support Co-ordinator at The Dales School. This role includes supporting children and their families with referrals to, and co-ordinating with, other professionals. Supporting, enabling and providing training to parents and supporting children in their transitions into and out of school.
Tracy recently completed Deputy Safeguarding Lead Training to support the Safeguarding Team in school.