Ruth Pearson
Senior Lecturer in Primary - Secondment
School of Teacher Development

Senior Lecturer in Primary – Secondment

Ruth joined Bishop Grosseteste University in January 2015 on a secondment from Bessacarr Primary School in Doncaster where she is the Assistant Headteacher. Whilst teaching for the last twenty three years Ruth has taught across the Foundation Stage, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two. She has been responsible for many areas of the curriculum including English, Art, ICT, MFL, SEN and EAL. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, she has led all Key Stage Teams during her career and is currently the Early Years Manager and coordinator for support staff at Bessacarr Primary School. Ruth has supported students training to be teachers at various institutions and joined Bishop Grosseteste as a Lecturer after being a School Based Mentor to many of our trainees.


Ruth currently teaches on the PGCE Primary programme and has a special interest in English, Phonics and the Early Years.

Consultancy and Projects

Ruth is currently developing a programme aiming to teach phonics through story and art.