About the Maths Leader

Claire Craddock – Maths Leader / Deputy Headteacher

The Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for Mathematics:

  • MA in Specialist Primary Mathematics (Edgehill University)
  • Teaching for Mastery Lead and Strategic Partner for the Central Maths Hub
  • NCETM Mastery Specialist (cohort 1 & England-China Exchange Programme 2016-2017)
  • National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Maths (NCETM) accredited professional development lead and programme facilitator
  • Specialist Leader in Education for Oaks Collegiate

With these quality marks, Ms Craddock trains teachers and maths subject leaders from other schools across the Midlands and beyond.  For example:

  • Leading the NCETM PD Lead Programme,
  • Developing and delivering the NCETM Subject Knowledge for Teaching Maths (SKTM) for teachers and also Teaching Assistants
  • Developing and delivering Mastery Development Days for the Central Maths Hub
  • Leading sessions for the termly Subject Leaders Network meetings and whole day Subject Knowledge Enhancement on behalf of Services for Education
  • Delivering the NCETM Year 5 to 8 Continuity Programme
  • Deeper Learning Days on behalf of DRB Ignite
  • Developing programmes for the Catholic Schools Partnership
  • Supporting schools with bespoke teacher days and twilights (as far away as Jersey and Sussex)