Mrs Julia Adamson

Subject Leader: English

Julia is a highly qualified Subject Leader of English with expertise in all areas of the teaching of English and Media Studies.  She is an English Specialist Leader of Education. Julia has recently achieved the NPQSL qualification and has led various successful department and whole-school initiatives.  Her areas of expertise include raising achievement and progress in English, stretch and challenge for A&T students, raising aspirations for disadvantaged students, behaviour for learning, and effective use of assessment data.  She has a proven track record of leading a highly successful department and she has achieved very positive outcomes for students across all ability ranges.  She is committed to teaching and learning, has a passion for her subjects and enjoys the challenge of teaching in the contemporary classroom.  Her interpersonal skills have proven successful in dealing with students and staff at all levels, and she is happy to share her expertise and experience to support others.

Areas of support:

  • Raising achievement and progress in English
  • Stretch and challenge for A&T students
  • Raising aspirations for disadvantaged students
  • Effective use of assessment data
  • Department leadership and management