Katie Furnival

Katie joined BGU in September 2020. During her teaching career, Katie taught in a range of schools in different parts of the UK, teaching every year group across the primary range. She has been responsible for many curriculum areas, including English, SEN, ITT and Art and also has been a member of SLT as a KS2 leader. In addition, Katie has been a Director of Learning for a large academy trust in the North of England. She provided modelled teaching, pedagogical leadership and professional development to colleagues in order to develop teaching and learning. She has also researched and developed a new approach to Feedforward marking; a method embraced by 32 schools.

Katie has SLE (Specialist Leader of Education) status for ITE, support for the most able and English and is a trained KS2 writing moderator for Doncaster Council. She has previously been a guest lecturer at another HEI and enjoyed delivering a workshop at the Festival of Education in Sheffield.