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Buckinghamshire County Council School Improvement Service

Sam Brewer School Improvement Consultant Sam has specialised in the achievement of ethnic minority pupils for 8 years, particularly Gypsy, Roma, Travellers and EAL learners. She successfully managed a Traveller Education Service and has an indepth understanding of the many barriers faced by schools and the community in raising the attainment of this vulnerable group. Sam has also supported schools in meeting the needs of pupils with EAL, both new arrivals and advanced learners, and has developed teacher’s expertise in language development. She is a certified ‘Talking Partners’ trainer and is passionate about language development for all pupils and the role that talk plays in improving writing. Sam has taught in the primary phase, both in rural and town schools.

Sam’s contact details: Telephone 01296 383831 Email:

Sam‘s areas of expertise and interest include:  Raising the attainment of BME pupils  EAL (including pedagogy and practical classroom strategies)  Successful practice of engaging Gypsy and Traveller pupils a  Talking Partners (10 week intervention programme)  Race equality

Sam Brewer Pen Portrait  
Sam Brewer Pen Portrait