Dawn joined Aldridge Education in January, 2018 as the North West Trust Lead for English, as well as teacher of English at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy. She has taught English for over 15 years and has been a Lead Practitioner as well as leading departments and faculties. She has also been an Assistant Head supporting whole school Teaching and Learning and Literacy.

Throughout her career Dawn has helped both English departments and other subjects secure improvement in achievement and attainment. She was the English lead at Blakewater College when it received school certification by the SSAT for being one of the top two schools in the country making the most continuous improvement in percentage of pupils achieving A* to C in English and Maths.

She has successfully taught English and Literacy across all Key Stages throughout her career and holds a Masters degree in Teaching and Learning from Lancaster University.

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