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Henshaws College - Meet our team


Henshaws Specialist College is the only specialist Further Education College in Yorkshire that offers both day and residential places up to 365 days per year at our beautiful campus located on the outskirts of the historical spa town of Harrogate. We deliver transformational and sustainable life changing experiences and learning through bespoke education, care, therapy and clinical programmes for young people aged 16 to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities.

From your very first day at college, we’ll work with you, your family and the professionals who support you to put together a plan to help you achieve your lifelong goals. We won’t accept any perceived limitations to stop us from Building ConfidenceDeveloping Independence and Supporting Achievement for our students.

Adrian Sugden
Principal of Henshaws Specialist College

Our senior leadership team

Adrian Sugden

College Principal

Lisa Hart

College Vice Principal

Clare Cunningham

PA to Principal/Admin Manager

Martin Best

Head of Integrated Therapy Services

Chris Silverwood

Deputy Head of Integrated Therapy Services

Christina Turner

Head of Care

Henry Inman

Head of Transitions

Nicola Davis

Head of Education

Luke Lengiewicz

Head of Technology

Staff blogs

Careers at Henshaws Specialist College

At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Sometimes this can be the smallest of things, and other times something that adds a real wow-factor to a person’s life. We see our work changing people’s lives for the better every day. Find out more about our current vacancies by following the link

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