lisa.jpgLisa Bradshaw – Senior Maths Hub Link

Lisa is a former Deputy Head Teacher, Maths consultant and School Improvement advisor, who is now Director of the North West Learning Partnership and School Improvement at the Three Saints Academy Trust.

As the Senior Lead of North West Three Maths Hub, Lisa is responsible for strategic aspects of the Maths Hub, working closely with the Maths Hub Lead. 

Lisa represents the LWY region on National Maths Hub Council.

sarah mc.jpgSarah McIlroy – Maths Hub Lead

Sarah is a former Primary school teacher and mathematics consultant, with more than 18 years’ experience of working to support schools in identifying and implementing strategies for raising standards and narrowing the gap in achievement and attainment.

As Maths Hub Lead, Sarah is responsible for the operational aspects of the Maths Hub, which involves liaising with the wider leadership team and recruiting schools to join our projects. Sarah is responsible for planning, organising delivery, evaluating and quality assuring the Hub’s work. With the support of the strategic partners and assistant Maths Hub Leads this contributes to the development of the annual action plan, evaluation report and individual Work Group plans.


Claire Martin photo.jpgClaire Martin – Primary Teaching for Mastery Lead

Claire is an independent primary mathematics consultant based in the North West with over 23 years experience in primary education.  She has taught across the primary age range at schools in Birmingham, Trafford, Chicago and Warrington, where she was deputy headteacher for four years.

Claire’s role is to support the Maths Hub Lead and manage the Teaching for Mastery programmes. This involves working with colleagues, Headteachers and senior leaders from other schools to support them in embedding teaching for mastery practice in their own classrooms and their own schools. Claire works closely with our Mastery Specialists to coordinate and develop Teaching for Mastery across the Hub.

Claire is also Work Group lead for the SKTM Primary Early Career Teacher programme.


linda.jpgLinda Lavagna-Slater – Primary Mastery Readiness Lead / SKTM Teaching Assistants Work Group Lead

Linda is a former primary school teacher, Primary Strategy Mathematics Consultant and National Adviser for Every Child Counts at Edge Hill University who is now an Independent Mathematics Consultant and trainer. Her role as Mastery Readiness and SKTM Work Group Lead involves supporting schools to develop collaborative training and bespoke support providing a stepping stone to the Teaching for Mastery Programme.


pic L Porter.jpgLindsay Porter – Secondary Assistant Maths Hub Lead

Lindsay is a former Head of Maths, a current maths SLE, GCSE examiner and PD Lead holder.  Lindsay has substantial experience leading Maths Hub workgroups, facilitating our strong local networks and both writing and delivering CPD programmes for secondary maths teachers in the North West.

silhouette.jpgHelen Geoghegan - Level 3 Lead

Helen has been teaching 17 years and is currently KS5 Curriculum Manager (Maths) at Rainford High School. She is a Professional Development lead and has had experience leading staff and networks beyond her setting. We look forward to working with Helen in the future as she grows into her new role.


sarah.jpgSarah Makin – Operations Manager

Sarah is a former marketing and finance officer from within the finance and industrial sector.

Her role as Operations Manager is to manage the finance systems. Sarah also manages the Maths Hub information systems by way of updating finance information and maintaining project information.