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Sharon Lannie

Lecturer in Primary English

Institute of Education

Contact Details


tel: 01905 855082

Sharon is module leader for PGCE English at the University of Worcester and teaches on all the post-graduate, undergraduate and School Direct English modules. She also supports the development of English in schools through leading a termly network meeting for primary and middle school English subject leaders in the area.

For 20 years, Sharon taught English in primary and middle schools across Worcestershire as well as overseas; she was English/Literacy Co-ordinator in three different schools and worked as a Lead Teacher for English with the local Authority. Sharon is currently working with several schools to deliver CPD to support the development of English.


BA Hons degree in English and History of Art: DE Montfort University 1994
PGCE in Primary Education: Leicester University 1996

Teaching and Research

Teaching and Research

Teaching Interests

  • Primary English
  • Using a variety of methods to teach comprehension
  • Picture books
  • The Writing Process
  • Grammar in Context

Research Interests

  • Improving Reading at KS2
  • Development for Subject Leaders
  • Use of reading /shadowing groups