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Primary team

Lisa Heatherington

School Improvement Adviser Primary Maths/English Ba(Hons) in Early Childhood Studies; PGCE in Primary Education; 17 years teaching experience (key stage one and two); 8 years experience in  school SENCo role; 10 years working closely with SCITT Nottingham as a school based mentor; passion for creative, engaging and meaningful teaching and learning. Primary team Jonathan Chicken Read…

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Jonathan Chicken

Senior School Improvement Officer Primary Leadership experience in primary phase and in North Tyneside’s highly successful City Learning Centres; recent Ofsted experience, including leading inspections; provides senior leadership to the Early Years, Primary and Education ICT  Teams within the Early Years and School Improvement Service; leads the support to primary phase schools who are in challenging…

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Kerry Clegg

School Improvement Adviser Teacher Leader of Reading Recovery Studying for MA in Reading Recovery and literacy leadership; many years teaching experience across all primary phases, including four years Reading Recovery; offering quality sustained IPD and CPD for Reading Recovery teachers across the North East; boosting Reading Partners training for TAs to support children aged 6…

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Laura Dickinson

NTLT e-learning Lead Practitioner BA (Hons) Information Technology Education (key stage 2 and 3) with QTS; teacher for 12 years, assistant headteacher experience; teaching experience across primary and middle schools; offer bespoke e-learning support to North Tyneside Learning Trust schools; lead trainer for North Tyneside Apple Regional Training Centre; passionate about all things e-learning and…

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Janice Gibson

School Improvement Adviser Primary Assessment Experienced deputy headteacher; experienced assessment leader; member of the Association of Achievement and Improvement through Assessment (AAIA); Every Child Counts literacy intervention trainer; statutory assessment lead moderator for key stage 1 and 2; experienced teacher of all primary phases; passionate about using assessment to raise the achievement of all pupils; basic skills…

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Eve Morton

School Improvement Adviser Primary Literacy BA (Hons) Primary Education; 18 years of teaching experience across key stage 1, 2 and 3; eight years as part of leadership team; experienced SCITT mentor and trainer; passionate about sharing good practice and all things literacy; nationally accredited trainer for ‘Teaching Reading Comprehension and Enjoyment’ CPD. Primary team Lisa Heatherington…

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Richard Brown

School Improvement Adviser Primary Maths NPQH; teaching experience across all primary phases; ECC maths intervention trainer; National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) PD lead trainer; experienced maths adviser; primary leader, Great North Maths Hub; passionate about making maths meaningful. Primary team Lisa Heatherington Read More Jonathan Chicken Read More Kerry Clegg Read…

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Gill Kemp

School Improvement Officer Primary Standards NPQH; 
SENCO award;
 teaching experience across primary and middle schools;
 experienced literacy adviser;
 national inference trainer;
 Primary Team Leader;
 always learning about effective teaching of reading;
 passionate about making a difference and Talk for Writing. Primary team Lisa Heatherington Read More Jonathan Chicken Read More Kerry Clegg Read More Laura Dickinson…

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