Charlotte Hindley is currently an Assistant Headteacher and Director of Research at a high performing school in Northern England.
Charlotte has experience of teaching in all classes from EYFS to Y6, and has a passion for providing engaging, stimulating experiences for pupils across the curriculum to encourage them to develop a passion for learning whilst making effective progress. In addition, she has also led departments in KS1, LKS2 and UKS2 which has resulted in her having an excellent understanding of the different statutory assessment requirements at the end of each respective key stage and also the transition between curricula and children’s different start points.
Charlotte’s role as Director of Research and Development, allows her to explore new initiatives and innovative practices in order to maintain high expectations and maintain the school’s strive for relentless improvement. She believes that it is essential that decisions in school are evidence informed and based upon research. Charlotte has engaged with National research projects as part of the ‘Closing the Gap’ study and the Wellcome Trust’s Neuroscience in Education studies and has developed, implemented and ran Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) with a focus on identifying best practice in retrieval practice, vocabulary and spelling
Charlotte also facilitates outstanding leadership and classroom practice programmes for KAA.