Meet the Hull Collaborative Teaching School Team

We have members working in all areas of education, bringing together expertise from Hull, the region and across the UK. 

 

NLE - National Leader of Education

Heads of outstanding schools who use their whole school to support other schools with challenges.

Ged Fitzpatrick

Roles: Head Teacher St Mary’s College, NLE

Specialisms: Secondary School Leadership, Academy sponsorship and leadership

Recent Activity: Recent Activity: Interim Executive Head teacher of Andrew Marvell. As an NLE and national support school Ged, along with a number of leaders from St Marys, is driving forward improvement at this school, working towards moving it out of Special measures.

Estelle Macdonald

Roles: Head teacher Collingwood Primary, CEO Hull Collaborative Academy Trust (HCAT), CEO Hull Centre for Restorative Practice (HCRP), NLE

Specialisms: Primary School Leadership, Academy sponsorship and leadership

Recent Activity: Developing the multi academy trust – Hull Collaborative Trust. Developing partnerships between Primary and Secondary schools to support school improvement.

Melissa Milner

Roles: Head teacher, LLE

Specialisms: NQTs, Entrepreneurship, Research and Development

Recent Activity: Melissa is keen to embed an evidence based research approach to professional development alongside strong support for new entrants to the profession. Melissa leads the professional partners programme and our evidence champions.

Katie Beal

Roles: Head Teacher, NLE, Basic Skills Quality assessor

Specialisms: School to School support

Recent Activity: 2015 was a busy year at Eastfield as Katie and her staff prepared for an exciting 2016. Eastfield Primary school opened the doors to their brand new building.

Jan Drinkall

Roles: Head Teacher Highlands Primary School, NLE, Pupil Premium Reviewer

Specialisms: Primary School Leadership, Academy sponsorship and leadership

Recent Activity: Developing the multi academy trust – North Carr Collaborative Academy Trust to enable to sponsorship of a new school – Kingswood Parks.

LLE - Local Leaders of Education

Good headteachers who provide support to others.

Claire Mudd

Roles: Head teacher, LLE, Basic Skills Quality Assessor

Specialisms: Literacy, Restorative Practice, ITT

Recent Activity: Claire wears her heart on her sleeve her passion is infectious. Claire’s philosophy and school ethos are built on the principles of Restorative practice. Claire’s keynote speeches “Our RP journey on the Bellfield bus” and “Are we nearly there yet” inspired and showed how an organisation can move forward restoratively.

NLG - National Leaders of Governance

Governors who are experienced and able to support other governing bodies.

Graham Wilson

Roles: NLG, Chair of Governors at Collingwood and Eastfield, Director HCAT

Specialisms: Governance Former Primary Head teacher in Hull

Recent Activity: Graham is a former primary Headteacher in Hull and has continued his passionate support of Hull schools through his work as a governor. He has a wealth of experience developing governance for academies including sponsored academies.

Jim Sturt

Roles: NLG, Governor Highlands Primary School, Chair of NCAT

Specialisms: Former head teacher and school Improvement officer in Hull

Recent Activity: Jim’s vast experience across the education sector has enabled him to undertake a number of governance roles including interim boards and sponsored academies.

Elizabeth Wilson

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: No Specialisms Recorded.

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Kris Dawson

Roles: NL, Chair of Governors Thoresby Primary school,

Specialisms: Current Senior leader in Hull School undertaking SENCo role

Recent Activity: Kris has recently undertaken the national Chairs of Governance Leadership Development Programme . As a current teacher in the city Kris has that very practical and realistic approach to school governance. Her questioning is both challenging and supportive – a true critical friend.

SLE - Specialist Leaders of Education

Teachers with identified areas of expertise.

Muriel Garner

Roles: Teacher

Specialisms: English, SEN

Recent Activity: School to school support ensuring progress in writing for year 2 and 3 pupils.

Catherine Corner

Roles: Deputy Headteacher, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Curriculum

Recent Activity: Developing meaningful R and D within the NQT programme

Hayley Sibary

Roles: Professional Partner

Specialisms: Leadership of Curriculum, Mathematics, KS1

Recent Activity: Providing maths training for SCITT trainees – calculations and geometry.

Lesley Stocks

Roles: Headteacher, Professional Partner

Specialisms: MFL, Assessment, NQT/ITT

Recent Activity: School to school support with a secondary school to secure progress for pupils whilst under transition. Lesley supports NQTs in a range of schools and facilitates NQT Training Sessions

Rebecca Johnson

Roles: Teacher, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Mathematics

Recent Activity: Developing and delivering maths sessions for trainee teachers at Hull SCITT.

Hannah Mackley

Roles: Assistant Head Teacher, Team Teach Tutor

Specialisms: SEN behaviour, Curriculum Support, Developing assessment for SEN and creating appropriate learning environments

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Sallie Mckeown

Roles: Acting Vice Principal

Specialisms: Science, Maths and Year 6

Recent Activity: Developing and delivering Science session for trainee teachers at Hull SCITT.

Julie Hussey

Roles: Class teacher, Science Leader, SLE in Science

Specialisms: Science, Class Teacher Support

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Shaun Allison

Roles: Head

Specialisms: Geography, Music, RE

Recent Activity: Leading school based research on the 'White Working Class Project' which has led to presentations of findings including practical approaches to be used in schools to improve achievement for this group of pupils.

Alison Aherne

Roles: Director Hull SCITT

Specialisms: EYFS, ITT, NQT

Recent Activity: Developing Hull SCITT - Hull School Centred Initial Teacher Training.

Sarah Weston

Roles: Assistant Head Teacher / Inclusion Manager / Safeguarding Lead

Specialisms: Leadership of Curriculum, SEN, Behaviour

Recent Activity: School to school support - developing SEND knowledge - in terms of the graduated approach and supporting newly appointed Senco's

Alex Crocker

Roles: Teacher

Specialisms: Science

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

James Hartmann

Roles: Assistant Headteacher

Specialisms: Mathematics, Science, Digital Literacy

Recent Activity: School-to-school support for NQTs. Computing Network Lead. Developing and delivering CPD for SCITT trainees (Mathematics, Science and Computing).

Lee Hill

Roles: Assistant Headteacher, RQT and NQT Programme Coordinator, Professional Partner Programme Coordinator

Specialisms: Teaching and Learning, KS2 Assessment, Writing

Recent Activity: RQT and NQT Programme Coordinator and facilitator School to school support for writing Support schools to undertake writing moderation

Laura Robertson

Roles: Head of School, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Curriculum, Science, Assessment

Recent Activity: Working as a SCITT tutor for Hull SCITT and Supporting new Deputy Headteachers and new Senior Leadership Teams.

Catherine Eastham

Roles: Inclusion Lead

Specialisms: Behaviour, Attendance, SEN Support

Recent Activity: School to school support improving attendance and behaviour management strategies.

Andrew Holbrook

Roles: Teacher, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Mathematics and English

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Jayne White

Roles: Senior Leader, Teacher, SENCo.

Specialisms: Reading, Writing, Closing the Gap, SENCo, CPD

Recent Activity: Guided reading support and planning.

Fiona Marks

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: Leadership of Curriculum, English

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Claire Isitt

Roles: Vice Principal

Specialisms: Leadership of Mathematics, Lower KS2

Recent Activity: Supporting academy NQT induction programme. School to school support as a Primary Mastery Specialist Lead for Yorkshire and Humber Maths Hub.

Elise Sirel

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: SENco, ITT/NQT

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Nicola van der Walt

Roles: Deputy Head

Specialisms: Maths

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Helen Wadsworth

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: Mathematics, Mastery in Mathematics

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Pierre Fenner

Roles: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Autism, Severe Learning Difficulties, Complex Learning Needs, Person Centred Planning

Specialisms: No Specialisms Recorded.

Recent Activity: HCTS SEN network lead, SLE deployment in a special school in Leeds to support improvements in whole-school practice in communication and interaction, Mentor for School-to-school support to develop SEND provision in a Hull school

Stuart Mills

Roles: Head of School

Specialisms: Whole school Literacy, Maths, Assessment and Curriculum Leadership

Recent Activity: Supporting schools with the moderation process. Leading the RQT Programme. Undertaken NPQH - focusing on coaching and mentoring within the school setting.

Helen Smith

Roles: Vice Principle

Specialisms: QFT - KS1, Closing the Gap, ITT

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Deborah Anderson

Roles: School Business Manager

Specialisms: School Business Management

Recent Activity: Supporting newly appointed school business managers.

Lucy Northen

Roles: Assistant Headteacher

Specialisms: Maths & KS2 Writing Moderator

Recent Activity: School to school support for writing moderations.

Anna Howard

Roles: Assistant Headteacher, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Early Years, SENCO, Phonics

Recent Activity: School to school support developing staff subject knowledge and planning for phonics – Anna is now referred to as the 'Phonics Queen'.

Caroline Elizabeth Wilson

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: KS1, QfT, Leadership of KS1

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Saoirse Insole

Roles: Teacher, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Science

Recent Activity: Developing and delivering Science session for trainee teachers at Hull SCITT.

Joanne Butcher

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: Early years teacher support

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Sam Bullen

Roles: Headteacher

Specialisms: Maths, Science, ICT

Recent Activity: Co-ordianting maths training for Hull SCITT and across the teaching school Alliance . This year we have had a specific focus on calculation. All at the same time as taking on her first headship.

Katie Price

Roles: phase leader, IT coordinator, PE specialist, immersive learning lead

Specialisms: QfT, PE, Immersive Learning, Mathematics (Year3&4)

Recent Activity: Supported local primary school In developing immersive environments across the school Developed the role of immersive learning leads Delivered training on immersive learning Delivered PE course on the making the most of the sports premium a lasting legacy

Laura Robertson

Roles: Deputy Headteacher, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Curriculum, Mathematics

Recent Activity: Co-ordianting training – creating a creative curriculum for SCITT trainees.

Tina Kitchener

Roles: Teacher

Specialisms: ITT, English

Recent Activity: Evidence Champion/Research for HCTS and developing school to school support with literacy and KS1 Training

claire bower

Roles: SECO

Specialisms: SEN

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Kellie Owston

Roles: Assistant Head Teacher, SLE

Specialisms: Whole School Literacy, Behaviour, Leadership and Development of KS2

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Rubina Ibrahim

Roles: Assistant Headteacher, KS1 and EYFS Leader

Specialisms: Early Years, KS1

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Julia Eley

Roles: Deputy Headteacher, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Leadership of Curriculum, English, Maths, PE, Behaviour and Discipline

Recent Activity: Secondment to lead St Thomas More Primary School Hull.

Jane Harris

Roles: Assistant Headteacher

Specialisms: Lead Restorative Practitioner for Secondary Schools in Hull, EAL Provision and Literacy

Recent Activity: Leading the research champions project including compiling and writing the published report.

Sarah Mitchell

Roles: Senior Leader

Specialisms: Shanghai Maths, QFT - KS1, SENCo

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Melissa Shirley

Roles: Head of School

Specialisms: Early Years, English

Recent Activity: Supporting Early years NQTs to analyse and use data to improve outcomes.

Katy Drinkall

Roles: Associate Principal, HCTS lead for Regional Maths Hub

Specialisms: Assessment, Maths

Recent Activity: Following a trip to Shanghai to learn about primary maths, Katy has been leading the Singapore Maths research project in Hull. The aim of the project is to trial the use of adapted versions of the textbooks used in Singapore to develop mastery in maths.

Debra Smith

Roles: Associate Principal

Specialisms: English, Early Years, Assessment

Recent Activity: School to school support developing assessment in Literacy.

Lindsey Day

Roles: Foundation Stage Phase Leader, Assistant Head, SLE, Professional Partner

Specialisms: Foundation Stage

Recent Activity: Developing and delivering a practical and engaging session on physical development relating to brain research for trainee teachers at Hull SCITT.

Deborah James

Roles: Vice Principal, SCITT Tutor, network lead for English and ITT coordinator

Specialisms: English (all aspects), Talk for Writing, ITT, Moderation at KS1 and 2. School Improvement - quality first teaching. subject and curriculum leadership.

Recent Activity: Regular School to School Support at various schools across Hull and East Riding, both within and beyond the MAT, supporting leadership at various levels and quality first teaching. Leads on English network meetings. Organises and delivers on the SCITT programme for English. Is a subject marker for KS2 GPS. Is a research evidence champion.

Philip McCormick

Roles: Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Director (Hull SCITT), Lead Consultant for Hull Restorative Practice

Specialisms: Teaching and Learning, Curriculum, Mathematics

Recent Activity: Developing links across Early career support ITT, NQT to RQT.

Milica Saleh

Roles: Assistant Vice Principal / Maths Leader

Specialisms: Maths SLE

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Lauren Fulford

Roles: Assistant Headteacher, UKS2 Leader, ITT coordinator

Specialisms: Leadership of Curriculum, Maths

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Melanie Dearing

Roles: School Business Manager

Specialisms: Schools Business Management

Recent Activity: Supporting the development of the school business manager and their team at a new school.

Alex Richardson

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: No Specialisms Recorded.

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Claire Harris

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: KS1 Leadership, Phonics, D&T

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Jane Havercroft

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: PE, ITT

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.

Roles: No Roles Specified.

Specialisms: No Specialisms Recorded.

Recent Activity: No recent activity recorded.