Having been Associate Head of one of the Nations most outstanding schools, as well as being the Headteacher of two other successful UK Primary Schools, Ann brings considerable Primary experience to the Group.
Ann’s special expertise lies in improving the quality of classroom practice both in Key Stage One and Key Stage Two.
Having played a leading management role in working with various Initial Teacher Training Providers, Ann has also earned an excellent reputation as a a trainer of ITT Mentors. She has a pragmatic and child-centred focus, which teachers both welcome and find enabling.
Ann’s specific role within Minerva’s team centres upon helping teachers and teaching assistants develop additional skills to improve their classroom practice. Her lesson observations and feedback are always objective and developmental, rooted as they are in best proven practice, linking directly to National Teaching Standards.
Ann is also a mentor for Aspiring Middle and Senior Leaders within schools across the Minerva Group.