School to School Support
Meet The Team
A Lead Practitioner in Education at Bishop Stopford School, having joined as an Advanced Skills Teacher in English in 2008. Her SLE designation is in the Leadership of Literacy across the Curriculum and she has collaborated with colleagues from both the Primary and Secondary phase. Her current responsibilities include the leadership of English and Literacy and leading intervention strategies. Antonina has an especial interest in narrowing the attainment and aspiration gap for vulnerable students. Antonina has presented to the SSAT Literacy Conference and regularly supports colleagues, both within Bishop Stopford and the wider region.
A Lead Practitioner at Bishop Stopford School, with SLE designation in Science. Jack has a background as a Fast Track Teacher and an AST. He has a PhD in biochemical toxicology and, prior to his teaching career, held various positions including a Royal Society fellowship at the University of Würzburg, Germany; molecular biologist at the University of Cambridge and as a non-clinical lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Leicester. His recent SLE deployments have included the development of middle leadership capacity within the Science department of two secondary schools and the support of maths intervention in a local primary school. Jack is part of the PGCE students’ teaching programme at the University of Leicester providing training in behavioural management. He is currently NQT and PGCE co-ordinator within his department as well as Head of Chemistry. Jack has a special interest in the establishment of assessment regimens and intervention strategies which provide for the effective support of a student’s learning.
The Phase Three Leader (Years 4, 5 and 6) and a member of the Senior Leadership Team at Oakley Vale Primary School in Corby. Her current role at the school is a Year 6 Teacher with responsibility for whole school assessment. Prior to joining OVPS Kerry was the Lead teacher for More Able, Gifted and Talented in East Northants and has been a teacher in Upper Key Stage Two for 8 years. Her SLE designation is in assessment in the Primary Phase and Teaching and Learning in Key Stage 2. It encompasses creative curriculum development, assessment for learning and teaching strategies which can be utilised across a range of lessons and contexts. Kerry is passionate about learning and ensuring all children are challenged to achieve their full potential through exciting and engaging lessons.
An Assistant Headteacher, with responsibility for KS1, at Discovery Primary School in Peterborough. Her responsibilities include assessment, the use of data and leading teaching and learning. She has been a Leading Literacy Teacher for ten years and has been involved with several national projects such as Talk for Writing and CPD Leadership. For seven years, she has been involved in the moderation of end of KS1 assessments within Peterborough and has also supported schools with the moderation of reading and writing across the primary phase. She has also led training for primary colleagues in the KS1 assessment process and teaching and learning in this phase. Her SLE designation is in English, including teaching and learning, leadership and assessment.
Head of the Modern Foreign Languages department and Assistant Principal at Brooke Weston Academy. She has worked collaboratively with other colleagues in Academies within the Brooke Weston Trust. Her SLE designation is in Modern Foreign Languages and she was previously a Consultant for MFL with the SSAT for 6 years. Melanie is a published author and has a particular interest in making languages accessible for all students.
A Specialist Leader in Education at Corby Business Academy. Claire joined the partnership as a teacher of English and Media in 2008. Throughout her career she has also held responsibilities as both Gifted and Talented Coordinator and Head of Media. Claire currently holds the post of ITT Coordinator and her SLE designation is in the Leadership and Development of Initial teacher training (ITT) and newly qualified teachers (NQT). Claire's passion for the training and development of staff comes from her drive to encourage sharing successful and effective classroom practice within and beyond her own school.
The Deputy Head at Studfall Junior School, Corby, as well as Maths Subject Leader. She has led Mathematics in 3 different schools and has previously held posts leading Literacy, Technology and Art. Her SLE designation is in Primary Mathematics and she has successfully worked with a number of Maths Subject Leaders across the Brooke Weston Teaching School Alliance. Lindsey is especially interested in finding ways to ensure that data is used effectively at all levels to provide a mathematics curriculum shaped to the needs of its children, as well as finding measurable ways to the prove the impact of any initiatives.