Name: Stephen Deadman

Professional Title: Head Teacher

Background Studied for a degree in analytical chemistry at Reading University before moving to Nottingham University to complete a PGCE in secondary science in 1995. Taught for 16 years at 11-18 secondary schools across the East Midlands as a science teacher, head of science and assistant head teacher. Then moved into special needs education as Deputy Head at a special school in Derby for 2 years before becoming head teacher at the Leicester Children’s Hospital School in 2015.

Name of Organisation: The Children’s Hospital School (Leicester)

Status of organisation: Foundation Special School

Area of the country: Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland – East Midlands

Description of your organisation: Education provided at the Leicester Royal Infirmary across 7 wards and at The Beacon CAMHS inpatient unit at Glenfield Hospital which has 15 beds. Willow Bank Day School supports up to 80 students aged 11-16 from Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. Community teaching service is provided for Leicester City students.