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Area Groups

Area 1
Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock, Royston

Area 2
Stevenage

Area 3
Bishop’s Stort'd & Sawbridgeworth, Buntingford, Watton-at-Stone, Hertford & Ware

Area 4
Hoddesdon, Broxbourne, Cheshunt,
West Cheshunt

Area Groups

Area 5
Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield
(exc. south
Hatfield villages)

Area 6
Potters Bar
(inc. south Hatfield villages), Borehamwood

Area 7
Harpenden,
St Albans
East & West

Area 8
Berkhamsted, Tring & Hemel Hempstead;
Kings Langley

Area 9
Watford,
Three Rivers,
Bushey & Radlett

 

 

About Area Groups

DSPL Area Groups are made up of parents, carers, representatives from early years’ providers, primary, secondary and special school headteachers and local authority officers. Together they consider the existing provision and services and whether they meet the needs of the children and young people in the area and draw up strategic plans to make changes where necessary to better use resources in line with the SEND Strategy 2015-18: Shaping the Future of SEND in Hertfordshire.
Contact details for the DSPL Area Groups with Lead Schools are as follows:

DSPL Area Group Contacts

DSPL Area 1:
Hitchin Letchworth Baldock Royston

Diane Frainer York Road Nursery
head@yorkroad.herts.sch.uk
nhdspl@wilshere.herts.sch.uk

DSPL Area 2:
Stevenage

Teresa Skeggs, Peartree Spring Primary School
head@peartreespring.herts.sch.uk

Local Authority Contact for DSPL Areas 1 and 2
Jennie Newman

Area Manager, ISL
01438 844987
jennie.newman@hertfordshire.gov.uk

DSPL Area 3:
Bishops Stortford Sawbridgeworth
Buntingford Watton at Stone Hertford Ware

Neil Dunn The Sele School
head@sele.herts.sch.uk

DSPL Area 4:
Hoddesdon Broxbourne Cheshunt

Sue Camp Forres Primary School
head@forres.herts.sch.uk

Local Authority Contact for DSPL Areas 3 and 4
Ann Ricketts

Area Manager, ISL
01992 588582
ann.ricketts@hertfordshire.gov.uk

DSPL Area 5:
Welwyn Hatfield

Andrew Peck De Havilland Primary School
head@dehavilland.herts.sch.uk

DSPL Area 6:
Potters Bar (south Hatfield villages)
Borehamwood

Cheryl Mence The Wroxham School
head@thewroxham.net

Local Authority Contact for DSPL Areas 5 and 6
Martin Smith

Area Manager, ISL
01707 292330
martin.smith@hertfordshire.gov.uk

DSPL Area 7:
St Albans Harpenden

Margaret Chapman St Albans Girls School
head@stags.sch.uk

DSPL Area 8:
Hemel Hempstead, Tring, Berkhamsted,
Kings Langley

Paula Harris Kings Langley Primary School
head@kingslangley-pri.herts.sch.uk

Local Authority Contact for DSPL Areas 7 and 8
David Canning

Area Manager, ISL
01442 454160
david.canning@hertfordshire.gov.uk

DSPL Area 9:
Watford Three Rivers Bushey Radlett

Jill Litchfield Bournehall Primary School
head@bournehall.herts.sch.uk

Local Authority Contact for DSPL Area 9
Mary Bainton

Area Manager, ISL
01442 453871
mary.bainton@hertfordshire.gov.uk

DSPL Area Group Contacts February 2017