Andrew Taylor


Senior Lecturer Primary Education

Primary Education

Contact Details

tel: 01905 542150

Andrew has taught in schools in Gloucestershire for the past 16 years as a class teacher, assistant head and Deputy head teacher. He has led a variety of subjects and curriculum areas over the years including English, Maths, Computing, PE, Teaching and Learning and Assessment.

Andrew has supported NQTs and students as the lead mentor in schools and have really enjoyed being able to support each of them in building their strengths to be the best teachers they can be.

Over his time in schools Andrew has honed his coaching and mentoring skills and he looks forward to using these to support students at the university.


Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

  • Inclusion and SEND
  • Assessment
  • Maths
  • Computing
  • Professional Practice

Research Interests

  • Inclusion and SEND – building inclusive communities in school
  • NQTs and Early Career Teachers

Professional Bodies


Pearson - Bug Club Comprehension: Teaching session support cards – guiding teachers through activities and questions related to texts. Workbook materials for pupils to complete in response to texts, including: vocabulary, comprehension questions and a follow up written task. ISBN 9781292224022

Pearson – Phonics Bug videos: Scripts for Phonics Bug videos that introduce phonemes and spelling concepts to children.

External Roles

Primary Consultant for Pearson UK