School Improvement

Who Are We


Stephanie Gill – Senior Lead

ms-gillStephanie is Principal at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, a first cohort Teaching School and part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust. Following a degree in natural sciences and her PGCE, she taught mathematics for a number of years in a variety of schools both at home and abroad, leading mathematics departments at St Edward’s School in Oxford and The Latymer School in Enfield. She subsequently became Head of Sixth Form and then Director of Studies at The Queen’s School in Chester, before taking up her previous role as Deputy Headteacher (Pastoral) at West Kirby Grammar School. Stephanie is Senior Lead for the North West One Maths Hub and continues to teach mathematics on a weekly basis.

Simon Mazumder – Lead

Simon MazumderSimon joined AGGS in 2006 working as Head of Maths (now one of the top 3 outstanding Maths departments nationally), and as an LEA Maths Advisor. He is a Maths SLE and a Core Maths lead, and has led on many national strategies and school improvement projects. He has lectured for the Open University and worked on ITT and ITE programmes.

Simon ran the Maths Education Strategy Hub for 3 years, before it became the NW1 Maths Hub, which he now leads. He also acts as consultant for the Manchester Schools Alliance, the Manchester Teaching Schools Alliance and is the CPD lead in primary, secondary and tertiary Maths.

Sarah Ludlam – Administrator

Sarah LudlamSarah joined the NW1 Maths Hub in October 2016.  Sarah brings to the role strong organisational and project management skills gained in a variety of sectors including banking and construction.

Sarah will be the first point of contact for the NW1 Maths Hub and is looking forward to building upon the Hub’s current successes.



Alliance for Learning
Cavendish Road, Bowdon
Altrincham WA14 2NL
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