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Specialist Leaders in Education

Angela Puddick - SLE specialism: Early Years and SENCO

School and Job Role:

  • Reception class teacher and Early Years leader.
  • SENCO
  • Senior Leader

Areas of expertise:

Early Years:

  • Objective led planning
  • Early Years Provision – continuous and enhanced
  • Early Years environment
  • Moderation

SEN

  • Use of data to assess impact
  • Staff team work to take on changes
  • Provision mapping
  • Outcomes based approach

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Continuous provision in action
  • County moderation of EYFS Profile
  • Using objective led planning
  • SENCO organisation and making data and analysis useful

Deployment Pro Forma for Angela Puddick

Angie Lineton - SLE specialism: Deputy Head Teacher, Literacy Lead, Year 6

School and Job Role:

I have been a senior leader or Deputy Head at St. Nicholas and St. Laurence Primary School for many years. In addition, I taught Year 6 pupils for thirty years and lead English for many of those. Any one child has only one opportunity in each year group – it has to be right every year throughout the school. My aim is to give every pupil a chance in life, not just in English and Maths, it’s about them being confident, conscientious and resilient, developing an ‘open mind-set’ that enables them to become great learners.

Areas of expertise:

  • Deputy Head
  • English
  • Year 6

Recent examples of work with other schools (bullet points):

  • I lead twilight training to disseminate leadership practice to senior and middle leaders.
  • I lead less formal meetings with middle leaders of other schools on a one to one basis, giving advice and explain our systems.
  • Led Local Authority conference workshops, including Deputy Heads Conference (21/1/16).
  • Led moderation meetings for English and Maths for the Chesil Partnership (15 schools).
  • Working with Mildown Primary, looking at the deputy Head role and English.

Deployment Pro Forma for Angie Linton

Brian Boyes - Specialism: Science; Maths; Whole school assessment

School and Job Role: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Wimborne

  • Assistant Headteacher 

Areas of Expertise

  • Raising standards – Whole school
  • School performance measures
  • RaiseOnline secondary
  • Ofsted
  • Science curriculum
  • Science T&L
  • Raising standards in Science
  • Leadership in Science
  • Whole school assessment policy
  • Maths leadership
  • AfL
  • Assessment CPD
  • Encouraging student dialogue in assessment

Recent examples of work with other schools

  • Wimborne Multi Academy Trust
  • Leading a team of Senior Leaders to design and implement a replacement for national curriculum levels
  • Bishop of Winchester School
  • INSET delivered to NQTs on assessment.
  • Supporting leadership of Mathematics at a local secondary school
  • Supporting senior team with line management and raising standards in Mathematics at a local secondary school

Deployment Pro Forma for Brian Boyes

Caroline Boyes - SLE Specialism: English, Curriculum Leadership

School and Job Role:

St Michael’s CE Primary School, Bournemouth.
Assistant Head Teacher
Key Stage 2 Lead
English Lead

Areas of expertise:

  • English
  • Curriculum development

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Team leader for Bournemouth and Poole writing moderation team.
  • Host for writing moderation meetings with other Bournemouth and Poole schools.
  • Collaboration with Deputies and Assistant Heads within the Bournemouth Septenary Trust.

Charlotte Larrington-Vandy - SLE specialism: Mathematics

School and Job Role: Lead Practitioner of Mathematics at Queen Elizabeth’s School
 
Areas of expertise

  • Raising standards in maths
  • Mixed ability teaching in maths
  • Maths provision for key groups of students
  • Teacher training for maths
  • T&L development for maths
  • Coaching
  • Pedagogy in Maths

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Developed and implementation of RQT progr‚Äčamme
  • Wimborne Multi Academy Trust
  • Supporting  improving T&L in maths at a local secondary school
  • Supporting NQT provision at a secondary school

Chris Buller - SLE Specialism: Whole School Support/Provision for the Most Able (MAGT), Whole School Raising Standards Provision & Student Progress, KS4/KS5 Assessment Physical Education

School and Job Role: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Wimborne

  • Current
    • Acting Assistant Headteacher – Raising Standards
    • Head of House
    • Head of A-Level PE
    • Junior Athlete Education Programme Coordinator (JAE)
  • Whole school MAGT Lead Practitioner

Areas of expertise

  • Whole school support/provision for the most able (MAGT)
  • Supporting Senior Leaders and middle leaders
  • Raising  Standards provision
  • Trainee/NQT/Staff CPD and inset
  • Physical Education – Curriculum and Examination
  • Supporting Heads of Department and Subject/Key Stage Leads/Coordinators
  • Auditing and action planning

Recent examples of work with other schools

  • Wimborne Teaching School
  • Wimborne feeder/pyramid school
  • Thomas Hardy’s School
  • Purbeck School
  • The Bishop of Winchester School
  • Bournemouth School for Boys
  • The LEAF Academy
  • Wey Valley School
  • Tewksbury School
  • Barton Peverill College

Christopher Daw - SLE specialism: KS1 – KS3 Computing

School and Job Role: Allenbourn Middle School, Wimborne

  • IT Co-ordinator
  • Yr5 Teacher
  • CAS Master Teacher

Areas of expertise

  • Managing and delivering the new national curriculum in computing
  • Planning and assessing computing
  • Developing E-safety policy
  • Middle management

Recent examples of work with other schools

  • CAS and Bath University supporting computing in primary schools across the South West
  • CPD session on using iPads to teach the new Computing curriculum
  • CPD session on meeting the needs of the new Computing curriculum
  • CPD session to support teachers who have little to no experience in delivering Computing
  • Supporting a number of middle schools in Dorset with assessment, planning and resources
  • Giving advice to the use of tablets within schools

David Graves - Specialism:  Mathematics

School and Job Role: Merley First School. 

  • Assistant headteacher
  • KS2 leader
  • mathematics subject leader
  • computing subject leader
  • TT mentor
  • year 4 class teacher

Areas of expertise

  • Lower key stage 2 (year 3 and 4) mathematics
  • Growth mindset in mathematics
  • Concrete, Pictorial and Abstract approach to mathematics
  • Higher order questioning for mathematics
  • Deeper mastery in mathematics
  • Inspiring and engaging ways to teach mathematics
  • Mentoring

Recent examples of work with other schools

  • School support focusing on planning and lesson delivery
  • Facilitator for Numicon (SEN focus) development sessions
  • Delivered two multi school INSED days looking at ways to teacher the four operations
  • Mathematics curriculum training delivered to parents and carers
  • Worked with local schools to create a written calculations policy
  • Part of the Wimborne mathematics pyramid

Edward Bell - SLE specialism:  National Leader of Governance

School and Job Role: Wimborne Academy Trust : Chair of Trustees

  • St Michael’s Middle School- Chair of Governors

Areas of expertise

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Multi-Academy Trust Conversion
  • Headteacher recruitment
  • Headteacher Pay & Performance Reviews
  • Governor Recruitment
  • Governor Training & Development

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Wimborne Academy Trust
  • St Michael’s Middle School
  • Merley First School
  • Witchampton First School 

Helen Keeble - SLE specialism: SMSC, RE, Teaching and Learning

School and Job Role: Year 1 Teacher, Henbury View First School

Areas of expertise

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Assessment
  • Mentoring
  • SMSC – developing a whole school approach

Recent examples of work with other schools

  • KS1 Moderator for Dorset County Council
  • First School – Middle Leadership development
  • Developing Independent Learning – Oxford Primary Heads
  • Early Years – Developing Practice for transition EYFE-KS1

Jacqui Clark - SLE specialism: Pupil Premium

School and Job Role:

  • St Nicholas and St Laurence CE Primary School, Weymouth
  • Interventions teacher and Pupil Premium Champion

Areas of expertise

  • Data tracking and analysis
  • Provision planning and analysis
  • Researching strategies for good practice with PP
  • Liaising with other staff regarding PP children
  • Emotional welfare
  • PP children’s voice
  • Thrive
  • Provision audit
  • Improvement planning / continuous development

Recent examples of work with other schools

  • PP Hub with two local schools
  • Sharing good practice at twilights
  • Sharing good practice with visiting teachers from other local schools

James See - SLE specialism: Leadership of Curriculum (Geography); Quality of Teaching (Teaching and Learning)

School and Job Role: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Wimborne

  • Head of Geography and (Acting) Lead for Teaching and Learning

Areas of expertise

  • Teaching and Learning including training for staff and School Direct trainees and leadership of whole school action research groups
  • Developing schemes of work within Geography

Jane Harrison

School and Job Role: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Wimborne

  • Head of MFL Faculty

Areas of expertise

  • Assessment
  • Leadership of curriculum
  • Modern foreign languages (Mfl)
  • Initial teacher training (ITT) and newly qualified teacher (NQT) development

Jo Hancock - SLE specialism: Early Years Teacher; Literacy

School and Job Role: St.John's First School, Wimborne

  • Reception Class Teacher and Lead
  • Literacy Lead

Areas of expertise:

  • Foundation Stage Pedagogy
  • Literacy
  • Phonics

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Leading a project to develop the skills of Foundation Stage practitioners across 26 pre-schools and schools with a focus on vulnerable groups.
  • Supporting a three form entry school to develop their Foundation Stage Practise moving them from a grading of RI to Outstanding in their most recent inspection.
  • Supporting a Foundation Stage NQT in a one form entry school.
  • Training several schools in delivering systematic synthetic phonics in Reception, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two.

Kate Gunstone - SLE specialism: Leadership and Continuing Professional Development, Leadership of the Curriculum, English and Phonics

School and Job Role: Twin Sails Infant School and Nursery, Senior Teacher and English Leader

Areas of expertise:

  • Phonics teaching and learning
  • English teaching and learning across EY and Key Stage One
  • Developing English leadership
  • Developing English policies

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Mentoring and coaching within Bournemouth schools
  • Speaker at the Dorset ‘English Good Practice’ conference
  • EYFS Moderator
  • English Leaders Network for Poole

Katharine Anstey - SLE Specialism: Maths; RE; Church School Distinctiveness

School and Job Role: St John’s First School, Wimborne 

  • Head of School

Areas of expertise

  • Maths - Curriculum
  • Maths - Manipulating resources 
  • RE
  • Church School Distinctiveness

Recent examples of work with other schools

  • Head of School at St John’s First School
  • Singapore Textbook Project lead for Jurassic Maths Hub using Maths- No Problem!
  • Facilited Numicon in KS2 training with Lesson Study
  • Joint strategic lead for Dorset Maths Matters- supporting pyramids across Dorset to develop subject specific expertise (2014/15)
  • Facilitated the Olevi Improving Teacher Programme (ITP) and Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP) improving teaching and learning
  • Maths Inset delivered to school group and pyramid group of schools (EYFS- Yr6)
  • Maths curriculum training delivered to Parents and Carers
  • Supported two primary teachers with planning, teaching and assessment over half a term to develop skills and knowledge
  • Lead the Wimborne Maths pyramid
  • Supported a school to prepare for SIAMS inspection (outstanding Grade awarded)
  • NQT induction support across Dorset

Louise Jeffs - SLE Specialism: Maths (Primary); Independant Learning (Primary)

School and Job Role: Henbury View First School, Corfe Mullen

  • Maths Coordinator
  • Computing Coordinator
  • Year 2 teacher, previously Year 4 teacher.
  • Teaching experience across the Primary age range.

Areas of expertise

  • Developing a Primary Maths Curriculum to match the New Curriculum
  • Developing a Maths Calculations Policy/ Teaching & Assessing Document
  • Assessing Maths without levels to match the New Curriculum
  • Teaching & Learning - Primary Maths in the New Curriculum
  • Developing Maths Leadership in the Primary School
  • Maths Mastery: Using a variety of resources
  • Developing Independent Learners through PDR (Plan, Do, Review) & PBL (Problem Based Learning) – a whole school approach

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Worked as a Maths Lead for Saturn Trust: Raising Standards in the New Maths Curriculum across Key Stage 1 & 2
  • Worked with teachers across Dorset to develop and share maths ideas: Using Numicon in Key Stage 1
  • Worked with Allenbourn Middle School & Sturminster Marshall First School to develop a whole school/cluster approach to Written Calculations
  • Worked with Heads and Teachers in Oxford to develop Independent Learning in their schools
  • Ongoing meetings with local schools for 'Maths Matters' meetings discussing current issues in Maths

Matt Golding - SLE Specialism: English

School and Job Role: Allenbourn Middle School – Assistant Headteacher and Head of English

Areas of expertise:

  • Curriculum
  • Assessment / Moderation
  • CPD

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Working with Lead Moderator to deliver  assessment / moderation CPD in borough of Bournemouth – 2015/2016
  • Cross-school moderation & assessment CPD events within Bournemouth 2015/2016
  • English & Y6  Lead, St Michael’s Primary School  2014-2016
  • KS2 Moderator, Borough of Bournemouth

Paul Andrews - SLE Specialism: Science

School and Job Role: Deputy Head Teacher

Areas of expertise

  • Teaching and learning development
  • Pedagogy in Science
  • Subject leadership
  • Science curriculum development

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Whole school teaching and Learning (Secondary school as Assistant Head Teacher)
  • Whole school CPD co-ordination
  • Subject leader development (Secondary and Primary as LA Adviser)
  • Professional mentor - PGCE / School Direct trainees / NQTs

Rhianna Elsden - SLE Specialism: Drama; Behaviour Management; Feedback and Marking

School and Job Role: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Wimborne

  • Head of Performing & Creative Arts faculty

Areas of expertise

  • Drama
  • Behaviour management
  • Feedback and marking

Robert Hardy - SLE Specialism: Mathematics

School and Job Role: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Wimborne

  • Lead Practitioner for Maths

Areas of expertise:

  • KS3 and KS4 Maths Development
  • Pedagogy in Maths
  • Developing and Improving teaching and learning in maths.

Ross Bowell - SLE Specialism: School back office operations and financial management

School and Job Role: Business Director

  • Wimborne Academy Trust

Areas of expertise:

  • Academy conversion
  • Financial accounting (Chartered Accountant: ACA 2004, FCA 2014)
  • Management accounting and reporting
  • Risk and assurance management
  • Treasury management (ACT Certificate in Treasury Management - Public Finance, 2011)
  • Procurement
  • Regulatory compliance (Advanced Diploma in School Business Management, 2014)
  • Strategic business planning
  • Facilities and H&S management (Health and Safety for School Business Managers - IOSH Accredited, 2015)
  • Capital bids and project management
  • Governance

Recent examples of work with other schools:

  • Business and Finance Director, Ringwood School, 2011-2015
  • Financial management support to Bransgore Primary School, 2012-2015
  • Academy conversion and initial financial management support to Milford-on-Sea Primary School, 2013
  • Delivered SBM sessions for QTL NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH courses, 2013-2015
  • Initiated and facilitated SPELL Teaching School Finance and Administration Group meetings, 2013-2015

Tim Farrer - SLE Specialisms: Leadership and Continuing Development (CPD); Leadership of Curriculum; Drama; Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and Newly Qualified Teaching (NQT) Development

School and Job Role: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Senior Deputy Headteacher

Areas of expertise

  • ITT
  • NQTs
  • Leadership
  • Curriculum

Recent examples of work with other schools

  • Training for NQTs in locality
  • Development of NQT programme for WTS
  • Training in Primary Schools on practical approaches to literacy