Our Vision: To ensure the most successful outcomes for all our pupils especially those with special and/or educational needs through a shared moral purpose and the development of outstanding practice across the Alliance.

Primary Expert Teachers

The schools which make up Merton Special Teaching Alliance and Merton School Partners have a range of Primary Expert Teachers (PETS) who work in schools across Merton. For details of all the PETS in Merton and how to book them please contact Merton Education Partnership.

Details of the PET's from MSTA are as follows:

Emma Westwood

Emma is Assistant Head and Head of Early Years at Perseid Lower School, having taught in both mainstream and special schools for the past 10 years.  She is a PROACT SCIP-UK Instructor, a Signalong Tutor and can provide training on ASD, challenging behaviour and early language development. Emma currently leads the National Award for Middle Leaders in Special Schools training via MSTA.

For further information and details of how to book Emma to work with your school, please click here


Camilla Cronin-Reay

 Camilla is currently a class teacher at Perseid Lower School. She has extensive experience of supporting pupils who have ASD. She holds the advanced TEACCH qualification and is a accredited PECS implementer. Camilla is experienced in delivering autism -specific training to Perseid staff and wider audiences.

For further information and details of how to book Camilla to work with your school, please click here