Dawn Marshall – Specialist Leader of Education

Areas of Expertise:

  • Inclusion
  • Supporting Pupils with Social and Emotional difficulties.



Dawn is the Inclusion lead at Tollgate Primary School, Bury St Edmunds. Tollgate Primary school is part of the Bury St Edmunds Academy Trust.

  • Delivering training to teaching assistants in supporting and managing behaviour. Supporting staff in developing effective support plans.
  • Monitoring behaviour through data collection and observations.
  • Working with the Senco to ensure the needs of the vulnerable are met.
  • On-going training and mentoring of the Inclusion team.
  • Organising the lunch time provision.


Her recent projects and achievements include:


  • Working with the school leadership team to develop and implement a whole new behaviour policy, Restraint and Anti Bullying Policy.
  • Developing through understanding, training and modelling, a consistent approach from all staff when responding to incidents.
  • Delivering training to staff on Anti bullying, Attachment in the classroom, Assertive Language, Dynamic Risk assessments, Raising  Self- esteem and developing Social skills in Children.  The continuum of Good Practice.

If you feel that Dawn can assist you and your school, we would be delighted to discuss this with you. Please contact us initially by email: admin.connected@barrowcevcprimaryschool.co.uk and we will arrange a mutually convenient time to telephone you.