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The Team at Mersey Boroughs ITT

Philip Eastwood
Director of ITT


Tel: 0151 443 2663

Philip is the Director of the SCITT programmes (School Direct and SCITT), as well as being Assistant Headteacher at St Mary & St Paul’s. He has taught across Key Stages 1 and 2 and is also an experienced Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO). Philip was also an Advanced Skills Teacher with a specialism in Initial Teacher Training, and in that role has been closely involved with Liverpool Hope University. Although most of Philip’s time is now spent running our ITT programmes, Philip is still a serving practitioner and has a (small) regular teaching commitment in school.

Gill Makin
SCITT Manager


Tel: 0151 443 2663

Gill has worked in the Partnership since we set up our first School Direct cohort, joining us having previously worked in partnerships and school placements at a local university. Gill brings a wealth of experience to the role and makes sure that the SCITT and its programmes run smoothly on a day-to-day basis.

Iain Parks
Chair, Mersey Boroughs ITT Partnership


Tel: 0151 443 2663

Iain is the Headteacher at St Mary & St Paul’s and Chair of the Partnership. Iain previously taught across the primary age range in schools in Camden and Brighton and Hove. He now leads a number of the taught sessions on the programme, as well as being Chair of the partnership and our Exective Committee.

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Mersey Borough's ITT

St Mary and St Paul's CE Primary School

Bryer Road

Prescot L35 5DN


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