Our Experts

Jo Davis

Expertise: Maths

Jo is an experienced primary practitioner, having taught across all year groups in the primary phase for twenty-six years, twelve of which have been as Maths Lead.  Jo has worked closely with the Yorkshire Maths Hub, is a lead mentor for a range of ITT providers and currently works in partnership with the Yorkshire Wolds SCITT.  

Elena Luscombe

Expertise: Literacy

Elena has worked at Spring Cottage Primary School since 2006 and thoroughly enjoys working alongside the wonderful children and staff there.

Emma Newlove

Expertise: Early Years

Emma is the Executive Lead for Early Years across Biggin Hill Primary School and Cleeve Primary School.

Gareth Troake

Expertise: Assessment

Gareth began teaching in 2008 and started his career working within a local Special Educational setting.

Teresa Knight

Expertise: Computing, online safety and data protection, safeguarding

Due to Teresa’s 20 years working in primary education, she has a wealth of experience with a specific focus on Computing and online safety as well as safeguarding. 

Hannah Chamberlain

Expertise: SEND

Hannah is a trained SEND reviewer and has worked alongside SEND coordinators in this capacity since 2018. Hannah has also worked closely with Autistic children setting up a specialist resource base at Spring Cottage Primary School at the start of 2019/20.