Claire Bishop

Claire Bishop (1)

Deputy Head of Ilkeston

Claire has worked for R.E.A.L. Education since November 2013. Claire originally started as a Learning Manager for both KS3 & KS4 learners. She joined the leadership team ofย  R.E.A.L. Independent school as the Transitions Lead in 2017. Claire has worked with children and young people with complex needs for the past 16 years โ€“ nine years working in a mainstream secondary school, five of these managing the Inclusion room. Claire has experienced many challenges which have enabled her to grow and become an experienced practitioner. Claire has a passion for working with children and young people, enjoying the challenge, and the benefits, of working with young people, and their families, in order to support their education and provide them with the necessary skills to grow successfully, so that they have a solid platform on which to build in the future.

Claire is due to undertake her Designated Safeguarding Lead training.


RAPS Mansfield will became RIS Mansfield on 27th May. The new RIS website will be launching shortly.

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