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Rachael Cook

Rachael has been a science lead for the past 7 years. During this time, she has raised the profile of science through implementing whole school projects including STEM weeks and science competitions, as well as linking with local STEM businesses to inspire and enthuse pupils. Rachael has formed and led an ENTHUSE Partnership for science with other local primary schools and is currently Deputy Lead of an ENTHUSE Partnership formed by Horizon CC, working with 10 primary schools to develop science teaching and learning. Rachael is an accredited STEM Associate Facilitator and delivers STEM courses on behalf of STEM Learning and the ENTHUSE Partnerships. In school, Rachael has carefully developed a science curriculum which focuses on clear end points, vocabulary and scientific skills, and has integrated this into the science curriculum offer. She has worked with and supported colleagues within school and beyond to develop teaching and learning in science. Rachael has also been a Curriculum Development Lead for the past 3 years, supporting SLT and subject leaders to form progressive long term plans for each non-core curriculum subject. Rachael is also an ITT mentor for Schools Direct and PGCE Students. She has recently completed the NPQSL qualification.

Dee Marsh