PGCE Primary Education

Level 3 Forest School Leadership

Paediatric First Aid and Medications Management

BSc Business Information Technology

Ciaran Gates

Ciaran is a qualified teacher in primary education and is highly skilled in delivering individualised learning support plans to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 learns (ages 5-11).

He is passionate about children feeling empowered to learn and having the confidence to never give up in themselves, even when they are faced with challenges.

Ciaran set out on his on his educational career with the objectives; to instil self-belief, a love of learning, and provide children with the skills to become independent learners.

He is also a qualified and passionate Forest School Lead and can provide unique sessions to promote independence, self-esteem, creativity, confidence, holistic development; helping learners grow socially, emotionally and physically.

Postgraduate Training


Phonics Screening

RWI (Read Write Inc.)

Little Wandle (Reading)


Shared Reading Development (Literacy Counts)


First 4 Maths – teaching for Mastery

Effective teaching in Early Years

Teaching methods across KS1 and KS2

Bar Models and Mathematical Models

What, Why and How of Reasoning


Pathways Literacy Scheme

Read to Write

Literacy Counts training


Safeguarding and Child Protection

Autism Awareness

Digital Wizards