School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Our Team

Our fantastic team of consultants are experts in the field of primary education. They include Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Ofsted Inspectors and subject specialists. We also have a dedicated and friendly Head Office team who ensure our outstanding CPD training and consultancy services run smoothly, and who are always on hand to answer your questions.

Our School Improvement Partners can support all of your school improvement and consultancy needs.

David Maytham

Chief Executive Officer

  • Experienced consultant and outstanding school improver
  • Responsible for developing innovative new ideas to help schools and teachers improve the quality of children's education
  • Also available as a keynote speaker

Graham Keene


  • Specialises in strategic development

Betsy Maytham

Company Secretary

  • Experienced Teacher and Trainer
  • Specialises in writing outstanding model texts and poetry, and designing resources to support Teachers in their classrooms

Adam Reed

Director of School Improvement

  • Experienced Middle & Senior Leader
  • Specialises in data, curriculum and leadership training
  • Also available as a keynote speaker

James Lewis

Deputy Director of School Improvement

  • All-round Primary expert with specialist knowledge in Maths, English, History and Music
  • Responsible for course innovation
  • Believes all education should be child-focused

Helen Coleman

School Improvement Partner

  • Experienced Primary Leader and Headteacher
  • Specialises in Science, Geography, Safeguarding and School improvement design

Kerry Hill

  • National School Improvement Partner
  • Specialises in Primary Leadership, Closing The Gap, Wellbeing and SMSC

Kevin Piper

School Improvement Partner

  • Over 30 years experience as a School Leader, Teacher and Trainer for CPD and School improvement
  • Specialises in English and Drama

Jo Johnson

Digital Manager

  • Responsible for driving the creation of our digital services and products

Camilla Griggs

Marketing Manager

  • Responsible for raising awareness for schools about our range of upcoming courses and available resources
  • Website management

Paul Cousins

Principal Software Engineer

  • Paul is our lead developer for TT Digital. He is in charge of maintaining and developing our 'software as a service' products. 

Abbie Read

School Improvement Coordinator

  • Handling bookings and school improvement enquiries.
  • Supporting the administration of the Kickstart Scheme.

Caroline Ireson


  • Experienced Headteacher
  • Specialises in English and Leadership

Clive Westall


  • Experienced Headteacher
  • Qualified School Improvement Partner
  • Specialises in Leadership, Maths and Science

Conor Heaven


  • Experienced Early Years and KS1 teacher
  • Specialises in Maths, early Literacy, AfL and Middle Leadership development

Emma Singleton


  • Experienced Primary School Teacher
  • Specialises in Maths

Gemma Peebles


  • Experienced Teacher and Senior Leader
  • School Improvement Consultant

Hannah Barton


  • Experienced deputy headteacher and KS2 Literacy Lead
  • Specialises in Literacy, Reading and subject leadership

Hannah Wright


  • Experienced Primary School Teacher and Leader
  • Experienced in Leadership for School improvement

Jenny Bond


  • Experienced Maths Leader
  • Specialises in Maths and leadership

Karen Thomson


  • Experienced Primary Teacher and Leader
  • Specialises in English, Maths, Science and PSHE

Lena Abu-Oun


  • A qualified Primary School Teacher and experienced Middle Leader with educational experience that covers EYFS to Key Stage 2
  • A Primary Mathematics Specialist with a Masters in Education

Libby Watkiss


  • Experienced Head of school and consultant 
  • Specialises in History, Humanities and leadership


Louise Dollings


  • Experienced literacy consultant and Headteacher
  • Specialises in English, school improvement and leadership

Louise Norris


  • More than a decade of Senior Leadership experience including two successful Headships
  • Specialises in School Leadership support and training, improvement planning, use of data and assessment, staff development and coaching
  • Passionate about developing positive learning cultures for Teachers and Leaders

Lynette Dando


  • Experienced Leadership Consultant
  • 26 years in education
  • Senior Leadership capacity for over 20 years (Executive Head, Headteacher, Senior Leadership roles)

Mark Montgomery


  • Experienced with both Primary and Special schools
  • Specialises in leadership, behaviour, EYFS, and SEND
  • Experienced Headteacher and Senior Leader 

Miriam Jarvis


  • A trained KS2 Class Teacher and Teach First Ambassador with a Masters in Leadership. Also with experience of being a Subject Co-ordinator, Phase Leader and then Assistant Head in two different Outstanding inner-city Primary Schools
  • Specialises in upper KS2, particularly teaching in preparation for the Year 6 SATS

Peter Thompson


  • Experienced School Leader and Consultant
  • Specialises in R.E. and Leadership training and consultancy

Robin Taverner


  • Experienced Headteacher and former Lead Ofsted Inspector
  • Specialises in Leadership, School performance information and curriculum development 

Sabiha Munshi


  • Experienced primary leader and KS2 phase leader
  • Specialises in STEM and Science, and developing cross curricular schemes of work with the use of technology to enhance and embed learning further.
  • Also specialises in SMSC and developing the 'whole child'

Sarah Burdett


  • Experienced SLE with Literacy focus
  • Specialises in KS2 Literacy and Behaviour

Sarah Johnson


  • Experienced Teacher and Middle Leader
  • Specialises in English

Shannon O'Sullivan


  • Experienced Senior Leader and Primary Teacher
  • Specialises in data, Leadership, English, Maths and Curriculum design

Sue Cave


  • Experienced MFL Consultant and Trainer
  • Specialises in Primary MFL teaching

Tanya Haigh


  • Experienced Primary & Senior Leader and Headteacher
  • Inclusion Manager across a large Primary Federation with a focus on SEND and Vulnerable groups
  • Teaching and Learning Consultant with the Local Authority
  • Specialist Leader in Education with local Teaching School

Tom Cragg


  • Experienced SLT member and Headteacher
  • Specialises in Modern Foreign Languages, curriculum design and leadership



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