Cookies on Helen Arkell

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Helen Arkell website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

Sheila Watson

Sheila Watson, Dip OCR (SpLD), SpLD APC

Sheila Watson is a Specialist Assessor, who holds a Level 7 Diploma in Assessing & Teaching Learners with SpLD and an Assessment Practising Certificate (APC).

Realising that some children did not seem to respond to conventional classroom teaching and support, Sheila was looking for some form of training that would help her improve the outcomes for these children, when Bernadette McLean, the Principal of HADC, delivered an inset day at her school.  Inspired, Sheila enrolled on the Level 5 Specialist Teacher Course in 2005, and graduated with Merit from the Level 7 course in September 2007.  On graduating, she joined the Helen Arkell team as a Specialist Assessor.

In addition to assessing, Sheila has worked as a Specialist Teacher and a Course Tutor for Teaching Assistants; she has delivered study skills courses, and courses for parents of young children and other teaching professionals.  Helping a Speech and Language Therapist to deliver a course for teaching assistants supporting children with speech and language needs, Sheila developed an interest in this area.

Sheila’s real love has always been assessing, which she sees as a full-time commitment.  


Website by Dewsign  |  UI Design by Sam Barclay

Registered in England No. 3432423 Registered Charity No. 1064646