Holly Smith

Lecturer/ Course leader English Secondary PGCE/ L&T tutor

Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education


01482 465566

Holly Smith leads the English PGCE secondary course for aspiring English teachers and is an L&T tutor on the professional studies module.

She has more than 10 years' experience as a teacher of English within the secondary sector.

Her interest in teacher education resulted in a collaboration with the University of Hull teacher training programme as a guest speaker for teaching A Level and teenage fiction in the Key Stage 3 curriculum.


Research Interests

  • English in the secondary curriculum - particularly the role of teenage fiction


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Methods of teaching English PGCE (PGT)

  • L&T PGCE (PGT)

  • The Play's the Thing: Education in Drama BA (UG)

Teaching awards and accolades

  • PGCE English with Drama (Exeter University)

  • QTS

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BA English (Hull University)