Supporting professionals

Working within a multi-disciplinary approach is a key to our success. We value all the members of our team and work extremely well together to ensure we meet individual needs.

Sarah, Occupational Therapist



Ellie, Speech & Language Therapist

Ellie is a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist from Speakeasy Therapy. She is registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). 

Ellie has experience working in a range of specialist schools for children and young people with autism spectrum disorders,  communication and interaction needs and emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. Ellie is extremely passionate about building positive  relationships with students and families and providing needs led, evidence-based and fun therapy for all young people.

Michelle, Speech and Language Therapist


Michelle is a Speech and Language Therapist from Speakeasy Therapy.  She is registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Michelle has worked with children and young people for the last thirteen years in schools and qualified as a speech and language therapist in 2020.  Michelle has spent the last fifteen months working in specialist ASC schools and believes that listening to children and young people’s views whilst working with their carers and other professionals is at the heart of shaping therapeutic provision.

Steve, Educational Psychologist

Fusion Academy currently commission input from the Leicestershire Educational Psychology Service (LEPS) and Steve Dexter is our assigned Educational Psychologist for the 2021/22 academic year.

Educational Psychologists work in a variety of creative ways to support the development, learning, and wellbeing of children and young people. Steve’s input during the current academic year will include input at the whole-school level, such as delivering training to school staff. Steve will observe classes and consult with staff to explore positive ways forward for students at Fusion Academy. Steve will also work collaboratively with the Specialist Teaching Assistants, to support staff with developing and delivering interventions. There may be occasions when Steve works directly with individual students to explore their views and develop a greater understanding of their strengths and needs.