School to school support

Expert Support.


Paul Ebblewhite

specialism: Assessment Data Management

  • 9 years’ experience of data management in schools.

  • Experience of setting up new assessment systems and rolling out to staff and parents.

  • Extensive experience of setting up monitoring and tracking systems.

  • Knowledge of national school accountability measures.

  • Experience of writing whole school timetables using NOVA T-6 including SIMS set ups for new academic year and timetable promotions.

  • A strong analytical mind with problem solving experience and a good overview of school systems.

  • Experience of census returns and ensuring accuracy of post 16 learning aims.

  • Experience of set up external software’s with assessment focus including 4matrix and ALPS.

  • Has provided support to schools in Hackney in setting up whole school assessment monitoring systems.

  • Has worked with schools nationally in setting up tracking systems to flag under achievers and inform intervention focus.

  • Has provided training for the assessment and data portion of NPQML and NPQSL courses.

  • NASBM national school support staff awards - 2013 administrator of the year – distinction award.

  • Regularly provides training for NQTs and new staff members to inform of school assessment processes and expectations.

  • Regularly attends national conferences to keep abreast of updates to accountability nationally and share good practice with a wide network of schools.

  • Qualified to MSc level in Analytical Chemistry, had previously worked in the semiconductor industry for 10 years.

School: Clapton Girls’ Academy




Sally Roycroft

Specialism: Primary Reading

Sally is an Assistant Head, KS2 Reading Lead and Year 6 classroom teacher at Randal Cremer Primary School, where she has worked for the last 5 years.   Under her guidance, KS2 outcomes have improved dramatically, most significantly Expected Standard from 36% to 70%.  She is well versed in KS2 curriculum, Destination Reader and KS2 Writing Moderation.  In addition to her teaching and learning expertise, Sally has undertaken The Ambition School Leadership Teaching Leaders 2 year program, establishing connections to diverse Middle Leaders across the UK.  Streamlining processes for teachers and leaders is important to Sally, as is ensuring sustainable teacher workload and work-life balance.

 Sally’s fourteen year teaching career has been incredibly varied, from tiny secondary schools in rural Australia, private schools, several London boroughs and now Hackney, which has given her both the greatest challenges and rewards of her professional career.

 Sally is available to support with:

  • Year 6 Reading, Writing and Maths

  • KS2 Reading and Writing

  • Talk for Writing

  • Feedback and marking strategies

  • Middle Leader and teacher support

School: Randal Creme Primary School