Lisa Bradshaw – Maths Hub Lead
Lisa is a former Deputy Head Teacher, Maths consultant and School Improvement advisor, who is now Director of the North-West Learning Partnership and School Improvement at the Three Saints Academy Trust. As Maths Hub Lead, Lisa is responsible for the operational aspects of the maths hub, which involves liaising with the wider leadership team and recruiting schools to join our projects. Lisa is responsible for planning, organising delivery, evaluating and quality assuring the hub’s work. With the support of the strategic partners and assistant maths hub leads this leads to the development of the annual action plan, evaluation report, and individual Work Group Plans.
Lisa has recently been appointed to represent the LWY region on National Maths Hub Council.
Kirsty Tennyson- Senior Maths hub link
Kirsty is the CEO of The Three Saints Academy Trust. She has been a Headteacher in 3 Primary Schools and has 16 years of headship experience. During this time, she has led 2 schools from special measures to outstanding Ofsted judgements and has 9 years’ experience as an Executive Headteacher.
Kirsty is the strategic lead for North West Learning Partnership Teaching School and the Senior Lead for North West 3 Maths Hub. She also works as a National Leader in Education across the North West. As the Senior Lead of NW3 Kirsty is responsible for strategic aspects of the maths hubs work working closely with the Maths Hub Lead. Kirsty has represented the LWY region on National Maths Hub Council for the last 3 years.
Sarah McIlroy – Primary Teaching for Mastery Lead
Sarah is a former Primary school teacher and mathematics consultant, with more than 18 years’ experience of working to support schools in identifying and implementing strategies for raising standards and narrowing the gap in achievement and attainment.
Sarah’s role is to support the Maths Hub Lead and manage the Teaching for Mastery programmes. This involves working with colleagues, Headteachers and senior leaders from other schools to support them in embedding teaching for mastery practice in their own classrooms and their own schools. Sarah works closely with our Mastery Specialists to coordinate and develop teaching for mastery across the Hub.
Claire Martin – Primary Mastery Readiness Lead / SKTM Primary Teachers Work Group Lead
Claire is an independent primary mathematics consultant based in the North West with over 23 years experience in primary education. She has taught across the primary age range at schools in Birmingham, Trafford, Chicago and Warrington, where she was deputy headteacher for four years.
Claire is the Primary Mastery Readiness Lead for North West 3 Maths Hub and works with teachers, teaching assistants and subject leaders to support them in providing meaningful learning experiences to motivate and enthuse learners with the belief that all learners can succeed at mathematics. Claire has been mathematics subject leader, an accredited Every Child Counts Lead Trainer, has an MA in Early Mathematics Intervention and is an NCETM Accredited Professional Development Lead.
Linda Lavagna-Slater – Intervention Lead / SKTM Teaching Assistants Work Group Lead
Linda is a former primary school teacher, Primary Strategy Mathematics Consultant and National Adviser for Every Child Counts at Edge Hill University who is now an Independent Mathematics Consultant and Trainer. Her role as Master Readiness and Intervention Lead involves support schools to develop collaborative training and bespoke support providing a stepping stone to the Teaching for Mastery Programme.
Lindsay Porter – Secondary Lead
Lindsay is a former Head of Maths, a current maths SLE, GCSE examiner and PD Lead holder. Lindsay has substantial experience leading Maths Hub workgroups, facilitating our strong local networks and both writing and delivering CPD programmes for secondary maths teachers in the North West.
Sarah Boyle - Level 3 Lead
Sarah is currently teaching in an 11 - 18 school in Liverpool. Her role as Level 3 Lead is in supporting and developing level 3 teachers across North West Three Maths Hub's region. This support mainly takes the form of a workgroup in which teachers participate in a series of workshops with a focus of their own choosing.
Sarah Makin – Senior Administrator
Sarah is a former marketing and finance officer from within the finance and industrial sector.
Her role as Senior Administrator is to manage the finance systems for North West Learning Partnership. Sarah also manages the Maths Hub information systems by way of updating finance information and maintaining project information. She works closely with the Paula Foster and Sarah Knowles in the administration team to ensure smooth running of all CPD events and Maths Hub projects.
Paula Foster- Teaching School / Maths Hub Administrator
Paula is a former HR Admin Manager from within the retail sector.
Paula’s role as administrator is predominantly to source suitable high quality venues, along with managing bookings for all of our conferences and training courses. Paula also provides administrative support to the Director of the Teaching School and Consultancy staff.
Please contact Paula to book a place at any of our events.
Sarah Knowles - Administrator
Sarah’s role is to provide administrative support and assistance to the School Direct Strategic Lead (Kathy Carman).
Sarah also provides clerical support to North West Learning Partnership and NW Maths Hub 3.
Contact Sarah if you have any queries regarding School Direct.