Kate Morley

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education: English

Primary Education

Contact Details

email: k.morley@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 542074

Kate is a senior lecturer, teaching across the postgraduate and undergraduate modules for English at the University of Worcester. She also works as a school experience and PRISS tutor as part of Primary ITT and teaches on the Professional Studies module. As well as this Kate is a PPP tutor on the PGCE course.

Before joining the university, Kate taught in primary schools in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset for over 20 years. She held a range of leadership roles including English, assessment, safeguarding, curriculum and music. As a Deputy Head for the last 7 years, Kate developed and implemented many whole school initiatives and particularly enjoyed working with new and existing teachers to support and develop their practice.


  • BA (Hons) in English : University of Leeds 1996
  • PGCE in Primary Education : University of Leeds 1997

Teaching & Research


Primary English undergraduate modules and PGCE
Professional Studies
Teaching reading and writing in the primary classroom
Approaches to reading comprehension
Grammar in context


Effective reading comprehension pedagogy
Supporting and empowering NQTs
Writing pedagogy
Assessment for Learning/marking and feedback