Sophie May

Lecturer in Primary Teaching (English & Theories of Learning)

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education


  • BA (Partner to be confirmed)
  • PGCert (University of Hull)
  • MEd (University of Hull)


* 20 years primary teaching experience in inner city schools

* English lead in primary schools

* Interested in children's picture books

* Teaching expertise in phonics, early reading, emergent writing and grammar terminology

Teaching English for both undergraduate and post graduate English primary teaching courses

Teaching Theories of How Children Learn module

Research interests

Children's literature and reading for pleasure

Diversity in children's literature and poetry

Grammar terminology and trainee teachers

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Higher Education Academy Fellow