Alex Sutcliffe is a teacher at Creswell C of E Infant and Nursery School. Creswell Infants is a large Infant school with 294 pupils on roll. She has worked there since September 2014. Alex is the lead teacher for the Foundation Two Unit as well as holding a TLR for Behaviour throughout school. Since joining Creswell Infant and Nursery Alex has had the opportunity to make significant changes to the Foundation Two Unit in order to improve provision and standards. She has also revamped behaviour systems, introducing innovative strategies for younger pupils, in addition to addressing the support of more challenging pupils and how to create Behaviour Plans, recognise needs, complete relevant and necessary documentation and deliver staff training throughout school.
Prior to working Creswell C of E Infant and Nursery School, Alex spent some years working in areas of deprivation in North Wales, Oxfordshire, South Africa and Ecuador as well as spending three years setting up a number of child based projects in West Africa.
Alex began her teaching career in North Wales in 2004 where she took on a number of different coordinators roles in Primary schools over a period of 5 years including; Music, Art, D&T, Second Language Development, EAL and Outdoor Learning . She then spent time working in Ecuador, Oxford and finally in West Africa. She resettled in the UK four years ago.
Alex has experience of teaching at all ages from Nursery- University level. She is passionate about inclusive, accessible and pupil focused learning.
Leanne Turner is a teacher at Staveley Junior School in Chesterfied and she currently teaches in Year 4. The school has 142 KS2 children on roll at this time. Leanne has taught at the school since 2013. She is an outstanding teacher and middle leader. She is committed to helping develop good practice in her own school and beyond. As part of her current role, her responsibilities consist of Maths lead, Science co-ordinator and PSHE/SRE coordinator.
As part of her co-ordinator roles, Leanne has helped the school to acquire a number of awards. As Science co-ordinator she led the school to the achievement of the Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award. Leanne is also responsible for leading the Science coordinators’ group for her cluster. She is in charge of setting the agendas and for taking the minutes at each meeting. Furthermore, she is accountable for providing evidence of how Science has been developed across the cluster and for reporting on how good practice has been shared.
As an SLE Leanne is eager to support schools in Maths, Science and PSHE to ensure the very best outcomes for all children.
Kerry Moody is the EYFS and Computing Lead at Sharley Park Community Primary School. Before arriving at Sharley Park eighteen months ago, Kerry held the roles of EYFS, Computing and Maths Lead as part of her role as Senior Teacher at Newton Primary School, where she started her career in 2002. In addition, Kerry has led on many school subjects and aspects including Assessment and the PLT for Sport.
In her 15th year of teaching, Kerry has taught across the primary age range from Reception to Year 5. She is always enthusiastic to participate in self-study and opportunities to professionally develop. As part of her own development, Kerry has been successfully accredited as a Mathematics Specialist Teacher from Derby and Northampton University and Early Language Lead Practitioner (ELLP) as well as currently enjoying participating in the Aspirant Headteacher Programme.
Kerry is actively interested in seeking opportunities to raise attainment through developing Parental Engagement and is currently involved and working with Oxford University and the Parental Engagement Network as part of an exciting national research project to evaluate the impact of strategies and resources that can used to help support this and improve children's learning.