Personal profile


Jenny is an Associate Principal Lecturer for Primary Education. Having undertaken a degree in Primary Education (Music), she was then awarded a Master of Arts in Education in 2012 and gained a Higher Education Academy Fellow Award in 2014.

Before Jenny joined Leeds Trinity University she worked in a variety of primary schools. Her first teaching post was at Miles Hill Primary School.   Following this, she did some supply teaching at Woodlesford Primary School where she taught across both Key Stages 1 and 2.  From 1997 onwards Jenny worked as a Key Stage 2 Teacher at St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School, where she held the responsibilities of being a Key Stage 2 Teacher, Key Stage 2 Co-ordinator, Literacy Co-ordinator, Music Co-ordinator and PSHCE Co-ordinator.  Jenny joined Leeds Trinity University in 2005 where she has held a variety of roles and responsibilities. She has been:

  • Teaching PE Primary Education (Undergraduate course, both Early and Later Years), PGCE and School Direct

  • Alternative Placement

  • Professional Studies Primary Education (Undergraduate Course)

  • Music Teaching Primary Education (Undergraduate course, both Early and Later Years), PGCE and School Direct

  • Catholic Schools Link Work and outreach training (Salford, Hexham and Newcastle Diocese)

Teaching and Administration


Jenny is currently teaching three modules throughout both the Early Years and Later Years Primary Education courses. These modules are:


  • Music Primary Education (Early Years and Later Years)

  • PE Primary Education (Early Years and Later Years)

  • Alternative Placement




Research interests


Jenny has a specific interest and expertise in Music in the Primary School, PE in the Primary School and Children learning through the outdoors. She also has an interest in Catholic Education.


She is currently working on one research/consultancy project. This is NQT support in the Catholic Primary School.


Jenny has also presented a number of conference and professional presentations. These are:


  • Cycle Pathway Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Schools

  • Special Needs Education (SEN) and Music Project


Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, University of Leeds

Award Date: 1 Jul 2012

Bachelor of Education with QTS, Leeds Beckett University

Award Date: 1 Jul 1993

REF 2029 UOA

  • UOA23 - Education


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