9 November 2023 - London
16 November 2023 - Manchester

Samantha Benson

With over 20 years’ experience (11 as headteacher) at Lisburne SEN Primary School, Sam has extensive experience supporting the wellbeing of children, parents and staff. Lisburne School is a WAS school and prioritises wellbeing and mental health as a conduit to progress, development and achievement. In partnership with colleagues, Sam has established a wellbeing team that, along with trained staff in Mental Health First Aid, provides the school community with a stable and enriched environment. Sam is an experienced speaker – delivering training across the local authority to other headteachers and is an integral part of the Stockport Special Schools Alliance.