Meet the Team
With a diverse range of skills and qualifications, each and every member of staff brings valuable experience and expertise to Running Deer. Not only do our team compliment each other fully with their individual knowledge and life experiences our team are keen to share that knowledge with each other, our students and the community.
Case Worker | Rural Skills Co-ordinator
Head of School
Case Worker | Health and Safety officer
Teacher | Curriculum Lead
Staff working directly with children and young people have:
- Enhanced DBS certificate.
- Advanced Safeguarding Children certificate.
- GSA Physical Interventions and De-escalation 3 day course.
- First Aid in the Workplace Level 3 or Emergency First Aid in the Workplace Level 3.
- Health and Safety certificate.
- PREVENT training.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is:
- Head of School: Rachael Knight
The Designated Safeguarding Officers are:
- Nick Hurst (Teacher and Curriculum Lead)
- Adam Baxter (Pastoral Lead)
Running Deer is committed to the ongoing personal development of our staff and provide training in subjects and areas additional to those listed above. For information on our policies and procedures, other documents and useful information please go to our policies and procedures page.
Running Deer School is a DfE registered independent school (registration number: 878/6067) for young people with Special Educational Needs. Part of Running Deer CIC, we provide activities and opportunities based around traditional rural skills and land based studies, bushcraft, equine assisted education, dog therapy, green woodworking and conservation.
Running Deer CIC is a not for profit organisation and company limited by guarantee. Company No: 7605814. VAT Reg No: 289345260.
Head of School: Rachael Knight
Telephone: +44(0)1647 400201
Email: school at runningdeer.org.uk
Address: Butterdon Wood, Moretonhampstead, Devon, TQ13 8PY