Jessica Reid, Designated Safeguarding Lead
Jessica has gained a wealth of experience in specialist education both in and outside of London across primary, secondary and residential settings. She has spent a number of years supporting children and young people with complex learning needs and associated social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Jessica studied Psychology at the University of Leeds and developed her skills supporting children with a diverse range of needs across both the education and charity sectors. Jessica specialised specifically in trauma-informed practise and worked with victim support as an advocate for children and young people who had experienced domestic abuse and adverse life experiences. With this knowledge, Jessica brings with her an understanding of the impact adversity can have on a young person and what is needed to promote educational outcomes and support pupils to reach their full potential.
Jessica is passionate about promoting the safety and wellbeing of young people and ensuring that they are given the opportunity to learn and live a happy and fulfilling life.