Suzanne has been a Partnership Area Tutor since September 2014, working across the University's ITT programmes. She is also the lead PAT for the Tidal Teaching School Alliance. She has a BA with QTS in Primary Education with Drama from the University of Warwick. Her final-year research discussed the use of early years role-play to enhance talk for writing. Suzanne has taught across the primary age range in several schools in the Hull area. She was formerly a leading literacy teacher, with a particular interest in phonics and early writing. Her last post was as a deputy head teacher.