MEET THE TEAM

Welcome

Welcome to the Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School and SCITT, led by St Edmund’s Nursery School and Children’s Centre Services (identified as Outstanding by OFSTED).

We are proud that working with our wide range of providers ensures the highest quality teacher training that will enable all our trainees to achieve their full potential and become outstanding teachers. Great teachers are dedicated, committed to their professional development and positive about the unlimited potential of the children they work with.

We very much look forward to working with you in your Teacher Training and throughout your career.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Anne-Marie Merifield

Executive Headteacher

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance

Email: anne-marie@stedmundsbradford.org.uk

Telephone: 01274 543282

Anne-Marie Merifield is Executive Headteacher of St Edmund’s Nursery School & Children’s Centre and Lilycroft Nursery School for children from birth to five. She has over 25 years’ experience working in a range of primary schools across all age groups and in leadership positions.

Since 2003 she has been the Headteacher of St Edmund’s which has achieved three successive outstanding Ofsted inspections. The integrated Children’s Centre and childcare are both also rated as outstanding. Lilycroft Nursery School has recently secured an outstanding judgement for the fourth time.

St Edmund’s is the lead school for the Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance and in September 2014 was also awarded SCITT status with 125 Primary and Early Years trainee teacher places. Anne-Marie is a National Leader of Education and St Edmund’s is National Support School.

Christian Bunting

Director of Bradford Birth to 19

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance

Email: christian.bunting@bradfordbirthto19.org

Email2: christian.bunting@stedmundsbradford.org.uk

Telephone: 01274 494898

Katie Waring

Head of ITT

Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT

Email: katie.waring@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898

Mobile: 07483 997066

A successful 10 year career as a teacher in schools for 3 local authorities, led to a move into Initial Teacher Training. Katie has a further 10 years experience working and as a senior leader at, OFSTED outstanding, University based and other providers of ITT, supporting over 1000 trainees in their journey into the teaching profession. Katie says one of the most rewarding aspects of this role is to work with former trainees, now as successful teachers, as mentors of new trainees.

Published Work -

Broadcast media – as an education consultant for the BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/znxtyrd

Written media

Inquiring in the Classroom - Asking the Questions that Matter About Teaching and Learning

- See more at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/inquiring-in-the-classroom-9781441152824/#sthash.ne6vyLd4.dpuf

Schemes of work for the National Strategies which were rolled out into every secondary school.

http://www.education.leeds.ac.uk/assets/files/research/cssme/ns-tu/explaining_change_processes.pdf

http://www.education.leeds.ac.uk/assets/files/research/cssme/ns-tu/modelling_matter.pdf

Sarah Gordon

Assistant Head of ITT

Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT

Email: sarah.gordon@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898

Mobile: 07484 059389

Sarah Gordon has almost 20 years’ experience of working in early years education. She has taught and led the foundation stage in schools and settings in Cambridge, Calderdale and Bradford. She has also taught and supported the team that work with children with profound needs at St Edmund’s in Bradford.

Sarah has also been an early years and inclusion consultant in Calderdale and Manchester, training, supporting and coaching staff to develop quality in practice. During her role as consultant she has developed and delivered a wide range of training to a wide foundation Stage audience to maintain excellence in early years education.

Andrea Layzell

Workforce Development Leader

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance

Email: andrea.layzell@stedmundsbradford.org.uk

Telephone: 01274 543282

Sarah Rawnsley

Recruitment and Marketing Strategy Advisor

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance

Email: sara.rawnsley@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898

Mobile: 07736 776093

Anthony Waring

Teaching School Lead Administrator

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance

Email: anthony.waring@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898

Dave Bonner

Teaching School Administrator

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance

Email: dave.bonner@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898

Ammara Mahmood

Teaching School Admin Apprentice

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance

Email: ammara.mahmood@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898