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Dixons Fazakerley Academy

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Mountain Rescue

Mountain Support has a range of different functions, so please read through the information on here.

The Mountain Support team help all students to climb their mountain and to succeed at university or a real alternative by giving additional support to those who need it. We know that any student may require additional help at any point during their journey at Dixons Fazakerley Academy and that support may be temporary or long-term. Our department replaces a number of departments that might be found within a traditional school, including SEND, medical / first aid, pastoral, mentoring and safeguarding. Here are the key staff members in the department:

Sophia Kokosalakis - Vice Principal with responsibility for Mountain Rescue and Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Kim McKee - Senior Vice Principal with responsibility for behaviour and Deputy DSL

Alicia Robbin - Assistant Principal, SENDCo and Deputy DSL

Andrew Roberts - Vice Principal with responsibility for attendance

Rachael Sayer - Safeguarding Officer

Jennifer Simms - Mountain Rescue Co-ordinator

Teaching Assistants:

Hannah Nelson

Emma Hughes

Carol Gregory

Emma Horrocks

Mary McGlone

Paul Stackpoole

Heads of Year:

Antony Gallagher

Susan Russell

Eden Sandland

James Walshaw

Helen Zeqaj

Learning Mentors:

Laura Dally

Stephanie Littlemore

Joanne Orr

Suzanne Smith

External Support:

Cayleigh Hannant - Place2Be School Counsellor

Emily Taylor - YPAS Counsellor

Laura Hall - ADHD Foundation Support

Janette Coleman - Education Welfare Officer

If you have any safeguarding concerns about a child, please ask to speak to a DSL directly.

If you have any other concerns or questions, please email our Mountain Rescue team:

Please see downloads below for more information and support for families.