Mathematics Advisory Team


The Rising Stars Mathematics Training Schools are a network of hub schools which provide advice to schools who want to find out more about the programme and support to new adopters. Please email us if you would like to be put in touch with one of the training schools.

Rising Stars Mathematics Training Schools

Mathematics Advisers

Caroline ClissoldCaroline Clissold, Mathematics Consultant and Trainer

Caroline is an experienced primary school teacher, mathematics adviser and trainer. She currently works as a freelance consultant, and her jobs include: NCETM Associate Director (Maths Hubs), delivering INSET and supporting teaching and learning in various schools in London and the south-east of England, and part-time lecturing. Caroline is the author of numerous primary mathematics resources.


Steph King
Steph King, Primary Mathematics Consultant

Steph is a primary mathematics adviser with over 20 years’ experience in primary education, including senior leadership, subject leadership and ten years as a mathematics adviser for a local authority, before working independently. Steph writes and presents CPD for schools, supporting the leadership of mathematics and improving learning and teaching in the classroom. She also works closely with NACE (National Association of Able Children in Education). 


Cherri MoseleyCherri Moseley, Primary Mathematics Consultant

Cherri is an active member of the Mathematical Association. She is also a member of the Joint ATM/MA Primary Group. Cherri was also a member of the Outer Circle of the Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education from August 2007 until August 2013. She currently works as a freelance mathematics consultant and author. Cherri is also an accredited NCETM Professional Development Lead (Primary) and a Mathematics Specialist teacher. She has written many mathematics resources for primary schools.

Sarah-Anne Fernandes 

Sarah-Anne is a leading Primary Mathematics Teaching Consultant who has a proven track record of significantly raising standards in both successful schools and those in challenging circumstances. She has been working in the profession for over a decade and was been instrumental in raising mathematics standards in the London Borough of Sutton delivering training and coordinating the Leading Mathematics Teacher Programme. She is also the author of various resources for maths and assessment, including NTS Assessments.

Trevor Dixon  

Trevor Dixon has over 35 years' teaching experience; a former Advanced Skills Teacher, maths subject leader in three primary schools. He is an Associate of the N.C.E.T.M. He has written S.A.T.s questions for Pearson UK and N.F.E.R., as well as writing assessment questions and papers, study guides and workbooks for Rising Stars, Harper Collins, Letts and AlphaPlus from KS1 to KS3. Trevor has also completed work for education services in Australia. He has also reviewed exam papers and textbooks for publishers. He wrote exam papers for Cambridge Progression Mathematics for O.C.R. and was a senior marker for the exam. He has been a member of the S.T.A. Expert Review Panel for KS1 SATs. Trevor also works as a team leader for KS2 Maths SATs marking and has worked as a senior coder for S.Q.A. and N.F.E.R. Trevor worked on NTS Assessments.


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