Alex Yates

Name: Alex Yates

Professional Title: Headteacher

Background Degree in English/Russian. Studied for PGCE in Secondary English at the Institute of Education in 1996 and M.A at The Tavistock Centre. 15 years experience in school leadership, across both alternative and mainstream settings.  Currently Headteacher at The Royal Free Hospital Children’s School, a community special school and member of Camden Learning that specialises in supporting young people with medical and mental health challenges. London Committee member of ACAMH and a regular contributor to the Times Educational Supplement.

Name of Organisation: Royal Free Hospital Children’s School

Status of organisation: Local Authority Commissioned Service

Area of the country: Camden, North West London

Description of your organisation : education provided across four settings: Royal Free Hospital; Queen Mary House (CAMHS day patient unit); Day School (around 20 full time places) and Home tuition.