Katie is an experienced KS2 practitioner and was the literacy leader at Shawlands Primary School. She has implemented whole school changes to the writing curriculum to embed SPaG objectives, ensure cross curricular links and consistency of pitch, expectations and challenge. The subject is now one of the strengths of the school and standards and progress have continued to rise over the past few years. Katie has outstanding subject knowledge and has worked with a variety of schools to deliver CPD to staff of all levels. She loves being involved in research and development opportunities and is currently working within her own setting to investigate the benefits of whole class guided reading. Katie has recently moved to Summerfields Primary Academy.