Katie Myles - Primary Advisory Teacher

Katie is a member of our expert teaching team and an experienced teacher who has taught across the primary phases. She has in depth experience providing professional development for experienced and newly qualified teachers, trainees and support staff. As a member of the teaching team Katie writes and develops our course content and our detailed planning for high quality texts, as well as delivering training at our centre and in schools across the country.

Katie leads our specialist course Developing the Role of the English Subject Leader, supporting English Subject leaders to develop a clear and inclusive vision for English learning and progress across their whole school, based on her own experience as well as relevant research and best practice. Katie has a special interest in using high quality texts to support cross curricular learning, specifically within the history curriculum and she has worked closely with author Tony Bradman to develop our specialist subject courses Developing Historical Enquiry through Quality Fiction. Katie has also worked in partnership with the Royal Historic Palaces to develop their teacher training offer and schools programme.

This academic year Kate will be leading our central Key Stage one day courses, she will also be running a Teacher Book Group in partnership with the UKLA at our centre. Before joining the CLPE Katie was both Key Stage and Literacy Leader at her school and in this role she acquired considerable experience, developing a creative approach to the curriculum that drew on high quality texts. She holds a National Professional Qualification for Middle Management. Katie also has an MA in Gender Studies. She writes articles and blogs for a range of publications. She tweets at @MylesRosa

The book character Katie would love to be is Daine, the main character in a series by Tamora Pierce, because she could talk to animals!