Dr Amy Hopkin



Experienced special needs Director of Education, Care and Residential School Proprietor with 15 years outstanding senior leadership experience, providing the vision and direction required to ensure the highest quality education, care and therapy for children with complex needs. Proven track record of dramatically improving outcomes for the most challenging and vulnerable children in our society.  Possessing the required enthusiasm, vision, drive, empathy and strategic planning necessary to create, develop and oversee innovative specialist provision.


Career History & Qualifications 

BSc (Chemistry, Business Administration), GTP (QTS), NPQH, PhD (Chemistry) 

Hopedale and Bluebell Schools – Proprietor and Director of Education (previously Headteacher and Responsible Individual)

Previous roles include: Behaviour Consultant, Curriculum Advisor, Deputy Headteacher, Inclusion Coordinator, Foster Care Panel Member, Post-Doctoral Research Group Coordinator and Supporting own parents in their role as Foster Carers.


Amy has a passion for reading, travel and music.