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.
Outdoor Activities Manager
Senior Case Worker
Education Manager | SENCO
Team Support Manager
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:
- Joanna Winterburn (Head of School)
The Designated Safeguarding Officers are:
- Anna Lee (Team Support Manager)
- Rachael Knight (Education Manager | SENCO)
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: Joanna Winterburn
Telephone: +44(0)1647 400201
Email: school at runningdeer.org.uk
Address: Butterdon Wood, Moretonhampstead, Devon, TQ13 8PY