Key Contacts

Professional support teams


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Primary 3-7 (Early Years)

Professional Support Team

Associate Head of Department

Hefin Williams

Professional Practice Quality Leads (PPQLs)

ProgrammeNameEmail
UG Introductory (Y1) PPQL Helen Dunn[email protected]
UG Developmental (Y2) PPQL John Clarke[email protected]
UG Consolidation (Y3) PPQLJamie Allman[email protected]
PGCE All Phases PPQL Amanda Casey[email protected]

Primary 5-11

Professional Support Team

Associate Head of Department

Kelvin Wilkins

Professional Practice Quality Leads (PPQLs)

ProgrammeNameEmail
PGCE All Phases PPQL (Ormskirk)Jane Spilsbury [email protected]
PGCE All Phases PPQL (Holy Cross) Marcus Hill [email protected]
PGCE All Phases PPQL (School Direct) Richard Doherty [email protected]
UG Introductory (Y1) PPQLCatherine Heys[email protected]
UG Developmental (Y2) PPQLAlex Copple[email protected]
UG Consolidation (Y3) PPQLBen Thomas[email protected]
Part time programmes:
UG All Phases (Y1-4) PPQL
Lorraine Healy[email protected]

Secondary & Further Education

Professional Support Team

Sjay Patterson-Craven

Secondary Course Leads

Andy Watkins
Secondary PGCE Geography with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Ben Porter
Secondary PGCE Science with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Carl Simmons
Secondary PGCE Computer Science and IT with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Dr Felix Obadan
BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Dr Heather Marshall
Secondary PGCE Religious Education with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Leon Fraser
Secondary PGCE Physical Education with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Martin Pickett
Secondary PGCE Mathematics with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Michaela Smith
BA (Hons) Secondary English with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Natalie Reynolds
Secondary PGCE English with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Paul Smalley
BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS* Course Leader
Email: [email protected]

Dr Glenn Millington (Acting)
Dr Rhonwen Bruce-Roberts (maternity leave)
Secondary PGCE History with QTS* Course Leader

Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]

Further Education

Justine Smith
Academic Liaison Tutor (for Wirral Metropolitan College)
Email: [email protected]

Lauren Mura
Programme Lead (Further Education)

Email: [email protected]