Michelle Farr

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Head of Quality of Education

A trained teacher in Primary Education with a particular interest in safeguarding children and young people, Michelle has gained most of her experience working with young people who are hard to reach between the ages of 12 and 25 in a variety of settings. Michelle has previously worked with young people within youth and support services, the homelessness sector and within education. Since joining R.E.A.L. Education in 2010 Michelle has been involved in running the girls nurture group as well as being the Learning Manager for a cohort of Key Stage 4 and 5 learners. Michelle was appointed as Key Stage 4 and 5 Learning and Achievement Lead for R.E.A.L Independent School in 2013. Michelle has gained her level 3 qualification in Autism as well as attending other SEND courses.  She is currently undertaking her NPQSL. (National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders)

Michelle and Chris were appointed Joint Heads of Quality of Education for all four of R.E.A.L Independent Schools  in September 2020.  Michelle and Chris will ensure that all learners have the opportunity to access a bespoke and high quality of educational package during their time with us. They are also trained Designated Safeguarding Leads.


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

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