Qualified and Experienced

Meet Our Experts

Marie Thompson
Teaching

Marie Thompson

Marie Thompson is a qualified maths teacher with over 16 years’ experience and track record of outstanding practice. She has a masters in Developmental Psychology and has conducted research on approaches to teaching and learning in phonics.

Marie has undertaken teaching and learning evaluation projects in schools. She has delivered staff CPD and mentored colleagues through delivery of direct action plans.

As part of her role as an education consultant, Marie has written and created maths, writing and comprehension study guides for the 7+ and 8+ exams, curriculum guides for parents and online primary school resources. She has also delivered staff training on wellbeing, mindfulness and positive psychology.

Marie has a keen interest in the importance of staff wellbeing in education (with a particular passion for the power of ‘positive psychology’ to achieve this). For the past 6 years she has taught in the post-19 education sector, delivering a wide-range of accredited and non-accredited courses in the community.

In the last couple of years, she has been part of an ‘Advanced Practitioner’ project with the post-19 service she works for. This has included working as part of a small team to develop an action-research project based on ‘Triangles of Excellence’ for peer support and presenting the project and its findings at the Education and Training Foundation National Conference. The triangle she participated in was based on ‘Developing Reflective Learners’.

Marie Thompson's Webinars

Creating and Implementing Individual Teaching and Learning Plans for Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Pupils After Remote Education

  • 12th April 12th Apr 13:00pm

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants with advice on adapting and implementing teaching and learning plans to meet the needs of individual pupils after a period of remote education.

Maths Anxiety: Building Resilience and Confidence to Improve Learner Outcomes (Secondary)

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide school leaders, mathematics leads and teaching staff at secondary level with the knowledge and skills to help students overcome maths anxiety and achieve better outcomes in numeracy.

Maths Anxiety: Building Resilience and Confidence to Improve Learner Outcomes (Primary)

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide school leaders, mathematics leads and teaching staff at primary level with the knowledge and skills to help pupils overcome maths anxiety and achieve better outcomes in numeracy from the earliest stage.