Barry Payne

Mr PayneBarry Payne is an Executive Head Teacher in Norfolk of a school that caters for a wide range of learning difficulties and other associated problems.

The school has opened a City Centre Café in Norwich which is run by students, ex-students and parents. It is a training centre for SEN students as well as a support centre for ex-students who need guidance and advice. It has just won a National Education Business Award for SEN Provision.

Barry is also Chair of the National Federation of Leaders in Special Education (FLSE) and has worked with the DfE and Ofsted in a consultative capacity.

He has led a team of professionals to secure a successful bid for a Specialist Free School in Norfolk for Autistic children aged 4-19 years. The school opens in September 2017.

In Norfolk, Barry is a System Leader and Challenge Partner supporting schools throughout the County and is now training System Leaders as part of the Authorities improvement strategy.

Barry Payne (FLSE Representative)

Parkside School
College Road
Telephone:  01603 441126