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 2 local hospitals – Leicester Royal Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital across 8 wards. Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient unit at Coalville Hospital – currently 10 beds but increasing to 15 beds in 2020. Day school for approximately 70 students aged 11-16 from Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. Community teaching service provided for Leicester City students.