Alex Finn is an educational consultant specialising in Phonics and Early Reading. She has over twenty years’ experience working in Early Years and Primary education as a teacher, senior leader, and Local Authority moderator. As the founder of Sound!Start Phonics for Letters and Sounds, Alex has created a range of classroom resources and assessment and intervention materials which are used in schools across the country. She is well-known for delivering engaging and insightful training for schools and other organisations in the Midlands area and further afield.
Alex is passionate about supporting schools to establish effective, evidence-based practice and provision through high-quality online and face-to-face training and hands-on consultancy and coaching support. Her extensive experience as a teacher and a trainer enables her to combine in-depth subject knowledge with practical common-sense teaching approaches inspiring confidence and enthusiasm in practitioners and parents and strengthening leadership capacity at all levels.