Julia Stead is a classroom teacher with 15 years’ experience across all Primary year groups from EYFS to Year 6. She has recently co-authored the book Learning without Fear: A practical toolkit for developing growth mindset in the early years and primary classroom, published by Crown House Publishing. Julia’s love of teaching and learning has seen her remain in the classroom, honing the craft of effective teaching year on year. Her relationships with children are the absolute foundation upon which every success is built, and inform every decision she takes in the classroom. A member of the SLT at her last two schools, Julia has been responsible for an overhaul of the whole curriculum at her current school, and has led CPD on questioning, learning outside the classroom and teaching without ability groupings. Julia acts as a designated person for child protection and a mentor for trainee teachers.
- Key Stage Two Leader and Class Teacher
- Company: Downham Feoffees Primary Academy