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Woodrush High School

Woodrush Training Consortium

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Meet the Team


Samantha Bullivant

Role within the Training Consortium: Director

Sam is the Director for Woodrush TC; she oversees all primary and secondary School Direct places across the alliance, ensuring that student teachers are well-placed throughout their training year. Sam designs and delivers school based training for our School Direct trainees and visits them on placement to observe and give feedback. Sam is also the senior mentor for all PGCE students on university led routes and organises and delivers their whole school issues training. She has built strong relationships with 3 local universities; Birmingham, Warwick and Worcester to ensure we cover a wide geography.

Kerry Scotney 

Role within the Training Consortium: ITT Professional Mentor

Kerry is the ITT Professional Mentor who looks after all trainees and mentors based at Woodrush High school; organising weekly training, completing observations, quality assuring and providing support for everyone involved. 

Kerry has been a subject mentor for many years across all 3 universities, Birmingham,  Worcester and Warwick and has vast amounts of experience as a coach and mentor. She is extremely passionate about teacher training and ensuring the quality of mentoring provided is of the highest standard.  She really enjoys seeing trainee teachers grow and develop into their role of confident and competent practioners.     

Sam Hammond 

Role within the Training Consortium : Senior ECT Mentor and Lead History Teacher

Sam provides the day-to-day support of both mentors and ECTs and organises (and often delivers) our in-house Wednesday afternoon training; he is also responsible for the implementation of ECF provision in school. Another part of Sam’s role is the assessment of the ECTs performance against the Teacher Standards at the end of the first and second year of the ECT programme (as well as regular progress reviews throughout both years).

Abigail Zaman

Role within the Training Consortium: Marketing and Communications Manager

Abi is an initial contact for Woodrush TC and focuses on the promotion and marketing of CPD opportunities within the alliance, teacher training recruitment and assistance with all key communications with the training consortium. You will regularly see Abi at teacher recruitment fairs and Woodrush TC events. 

Wendy Magne

Role within the Training Consortium: Administrator

Wendy is an initial contact for Woodrush TC and supports with administration and recruitment for the training consortium. Wendy is a friendly face to all our ITTs, delegates and visitors.