Fiona Curtis

BA (Hons) – University of Kent

PGCE – Institute of Education, University of London

MA – University of Leicester

Tel: 0116 252 7505

Fiona spent 23 years as a teacher in primary schools in London and Leicestershire.  She was an English co-ordinator and senor leader for many years and also had two periods as acting Deputy Head. 

Having completed her MA in Education in 2017, Fiona took up a temporary role as a lecturer on the primary PGCE course in the same year, combining this with her work in the classroom.  She joined the University on a permanent basis in 2019 and now teaches on the English strand of the course; is a Specialist Tutor for English and a Progress Tutor.

Fiona is interested in all areas of the primary English curriculum and pedagogy and carried out research for her masters degree into the use of peer tutoring in developing a positive reading self-concept.

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