Hattie joined the English Hub as a partner school and has always been passionate about teaching phonics. She recently trained as a Literacy Specialist in 2023 and enjoys visiting and supporting schools; ensuring all children are given solid foundations that enable them to read. Alongside being a Literacy Specialist, Hattie is a full-time teacher teaching a mixed class of Reception and Year 1 at a small school in Rochdale.
Lois has worked with The Arch English Hub since it began. She is passionate about phonics and ensuring that all children learn to read. She enjoys cosy nights in with a good film.
Amy started the role of Literacy Specialist in September 2023 and currently is the Early Reading Leader across a Multi-Academy Trust. Amy loves reading with her children and enjoys exploring new towns and cities with her family.
Sarah started supporting schools as a Literacy Specialist in 2021. She has experience teaching children from a variety of backgrounds across Manchester and Oldham. She is passionate about ensuring all children become fluent readers and develop a love of reading - especially those from challenging backgrounds - where it makes all the difference.
Gareth joined the English Hub team back in 2020 and has thoroughly enjoyed supporting a wide variety of schools in the Greater Manchester area. He is the English Lead in his own school and is firmly committed to the belief that phonics and early reading is the bedrock of future success in English and the wider curriculum. You'll usually find him with a decodable book in hand.
Iqrah, started off as a Reading Leader at one of our partner schools and later trained as a Literacy Specialist, supporting schools from September 2023. She is extremely passionate about phonics and early reading. Iqrah enjoys hiking and spending her evenings baking and cooking.
Louise has worked for the English Hub alongside her job as Phonics Lead for many years. She has a passion for phonics and knows that high quality phonics provision is key to ensuring every child become a confident reader. She loves nothing more than listening to her children read.