Liz has a wealth of experience in school improvement, working for several years as a National Literacy Strategy Consultant before leading Hertfordshire’s Communication, Language and Literacy Development Programme. Following this, she became a Primary English Adviser for Hertfordshire, supporting schools in their teaching of English and helping them to improve outcomes from EYFS to KS2.
Liz has a passion for developing children’s early literacy and has spent the last four years as Deputy Head of a large infant school.
Liz can offer a range of English consultancy, from bespoke training packages to one-to-one support within the classroom, tailored to meet your school improvement priorities.
Liz can offer support in the following areas: Developing early reading and writing (EYFS-KS1); Shared and guided reading and comprehension (KS1-2); Direct teaching and application of phonics and spelling; Preparation for the Y1 Phonics Screening Check; Phonics subject knowledge training; Embedding the teaching sequence for writing within English planning; Engaging boys with writing; Shared and guided writing (EYFS-KS2); Developing a reading culture in your school; Co-planning and teaching; Using Lesson Study to enhance classroom practice; English Subject Leadership (action planning, monitoring & evaluation, data analysis, curriculum planning).