Henleaze Junior School
Year 3 class teacher,
Senior leadership team
Areas of expertise:
Improving teaching and learning
Sylvie came to teaching after a career as a designer and journalist and has been teaching for 10 years. She is a member of the Senior Management team and responsible for performance management of teachers and learning support assistants. Ofsted (2013) described her teaching as ‘outstanding’ and she works collaboratively with colleagues to raise the achievement of children throughout the school. She has supported and mentored students and NQTs, identifying needs and developing good practice. Sylvie has established relationships with neighbouring primary and secondary schools as part of the NW24 teaching and learning partnership and delivered inset training to schools within the partnership on ‘Reading for Pleasure’ as well as starting a book club for teachers.