Kate Lamb

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Primary Education

Contact Details

email: k.lamb@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 857547

Kate joined the University of Worcester in November 2021 as a Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, focusing on mathematics and science. She has been teaching on Initial Teacher Education programmes since 2009 and has also taught on Early Childhood Education and Primary Education programmes.

Prior to teaching in higher education, Kate was a primary school teacher with experience in the EYFS, key stage one and key stage two. She was also part of the Senior Leadership Team, mathematics and science subject leader, as well as an ECT and student mentor.

Kate is very passionate about primary teaching and is keen to inspire student teachers through the modelling of effective learning and teaching practice.


  • MA Education (The Open University)
  • PGCE Primary specialising in mathematics (Canterbury Christ Church University)
  • BSc (Hons) (The University of East Anglia)

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

  • Primary Mathematics
  • Primary Science
  • Teachers as Researchers
  • Outdoor Education

Research Interests

  • Overcoming mathematics anxiety in trainee primary teachers.
  • Outdoor learning and teaching in mathematics and science.
  • The use of stories to support learning and teaching.

Professional Bodies

  • National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM)
  • The Association for Science Education (ASE)

External Roles

Academy Councillor- Victoria Academies Trust