Anita Laws


  • Head Teacher
  • Access Arrangement Specialist Assessor
  • Specialist Dyslexia Assessor
  • Specialist Dyslexia Teacher
  • Designated CP Lead Prevent/ Domestic Violence
  • Designated LAC
  • Site Manager    (H&S)
  • First Aider
  • SLT


  • Teaching & Learning
  • Curriculum
  • Assessment
  • Teacher performance management
  • DoE Centre Manager


29 yrs teaching experience including:

  • 24yrs Primary main stream (state)
  • 3yrs Head Teacher  mainstream primary (state)
  • 4 yrs Deputy Head mainstream primary (state)
  • 6 yrs SENCo mainstream primary (state)
  • 2 yrs teaching overseas USA
  • Mainstream Elementary (state)
  • 5 years Teaching Head Teacher Independent specialist school – Holme Court School
  • Guest lecturer-Dyslexia and Queens University Faculty of Education Canada 2017 to present
  • 13 yrs teacher recruitment

Higher Education

B.Ed. (Hons) Natural Science
Christ Church Canterbury


Probationary Year

N.C. State Standard Professional Teaching Licence II
(Highly qualified)
North Carolina USA

Post Graduate Certificate  Special & Inclusive Education  (NASENCo Award)
Institute of Education

M.A. SpLD (Dyslexia) (ATS) including AMBDA
Institute of Education

O.C.R. Level 7
Certificate in Assessing and Teaching learners with Specific learning Difficulties (dyslexia)

 O.C R. Level 5
Teaching Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia)



Reading Recovery
European Centre for Reading Recovery Institute of Education

Current Courses

O.C.R. Level 4 Work Place Assessor


CReSTeD ConsultantReviewin
g schools for CReSTeD Quality Mark

 O.A. Dip Special Educational Needs Advanced

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

Accredited DoE Expedition Assessor
Bronze and Silver Level
Cambridge County Council DoE

Safeguarding Lead in Education (2017, 2015, 2013 & 2011)

Safer Recruitment in Education (2017, 2016, 2013 & 2010)

First Aid at Work
St John Ambulance
(Oct 2009-2012)
(Oct 2015-2018)
(Oct 2018-2021)

IOSH Managing Safely
Health, Safety, Quality, Environment 2017

Safety & Health 2018

TEACCH training


  • British Dyslexia Association
  • PATOSS-National and local
  • National Handwriting Association
  • Member Institute of Recruitment Professionals MIRP