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Background and Experience:
Jane is an experienced teacher and Lead Practitioner. She steers arts and culture across her school, developing a breadth and creativity to the curriculum.
She successfully led Sidegate to achieve ArtsMark Platinum and is also a qualified Arts Award Adviser for Discover, Explore, Bronze, and Silver levels. She is the Lead CALSA (Culture and Arts Leader for Schools and Academies) for The Active Learning Trust, championing the arts across the MAT.
As well as this, Jane supports and networks with local schools and teachers. She also delivers training for trainee teachers. Jane became a Fellow of The Chartered College of Teaching in June 2020. She is also on the board of Ipswich LCEP and recognizes the importance of working together with arts and culture organizations, building sustainable and lasting relationships to support and enrich learning within schools.
Recently, Jane has taken the lead writing an art curriculum with Unity Schools Partnership. Her work as lead Arts consultant with Greenfields Education enables her to support and implement art in schools and develop quality first teaching practice