Antonia McConnell Smith is assistant head and Inclusion lead at two schools in Hertfordshire, dividing her week equally across both schools. After doing a degree in MFL, she trained to be a primary teacher, qualifying in 1994. She has been a class teacher in both London and Hertfordshire across the full age range. She has 3 children, 2 of whom have additional needs, which ultimately led her to become a SENCO. She would describe herself a teacher and SEND enthusiast!