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Parents & Carers

Our Team

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Christian Bunting
Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School, Director

Christian’s passion for education spans a number of years in senior roles, formerly in schools and presently as a Partnership Board member for the Bradford Opportunity Area. He has led the development of Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School from inception, building a collaborative alliance of 150 schools.


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Andrea Layzell
50 Things Project Lead and Workforce Development Leader

Andrea has worked in Early Years for over 30 years. This includes 20 years working for local authorities, as a consultant supporting practitioners, and most recently with the Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School.


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Ammara Mahmood
50 Things To Do Before You're Five, Project Administrator

After leaving school, Ammara decided to take the route of an apprentice. After successfully completing her level 2 & level 3 apprenticeship at St Edmund's, she took on the role of 50 Things Project Administrator. 


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Patricia Ramon
Bradford Birth To 19, Marketing and Communications Officer

Patricia has recently graduated from the University of Leeds where she studied a BA in Communications and Media. Prior to joining Bradford Birth to 19, she worked as a Student Engagement Assistant for her university department.


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Aisha Thakker
Bradford Birth to 19, Marketing and Communications Officer

Aisha graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 2019. She worked within the adult social care sector before joining Bradford Birth to 19 Children’s Centre in autumn of 2020.

ABOUT US...

Our project supports those entering into the primary phase and takes the ‘bucket list’ approach to improving outcomes in reading, writing, maths and the wider curriculum.
Meet the team members that will guide you on your 50 Things journey.
The 50 Things To Do project sprung from the minds of people at the St Edmund's Nursery School in Bradford.