Sarah-Anne Fernandes

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Sarah-Anne is a leading UK Mathematics Educational Consultant who has had the privilege of working with several schools and school leaders across the country to help them improve maths curriculum teaching and results.

She has a proven track record of significantly raising standards in both successful schools and those in challenging circumstances. Sarah-Anne was instrumental in raising mathematics standards in the London Borough of Sutton, which became the second highest performing local authority in the country for mathematics when she was in post as the local authority maths advisor.

Sarah-Anne has a First-Class Honours in Education and won the mathematics prize for her research in supporting lower attaining pupils with becoming confident and able problem solvers. She also has a Post Graduate Certificate in Education Leadership.

Sarah-Anne has worked in school as a Senior Leader being a Deputy Headteacher in a London Primary School but her real passion lies with supporting all students to achieve their absolute best in mathematics. This led her to set up her own consultancy company, SolveMaths in 2014 which provides mathematics consultancy and training for schools, Headteachers, Mathematics Subject Leaders and teachers. In 2018, Sarah-Anne had the invaluable opportunity of being a Primary Regional Leader for PiXL– a charity organisation that supports nearly one thousand primary schools in the UK. 

She loves to teach and has first-hand experience of helping pupils pass 7+ and 11+ entrance exams with great success. Over the years, Sarah-Anne has been commissioned to Author and be Series Editor for a range of titles for leading Education publishers. This is where Sarah-Anne and Trevor became connected and together they have worked on several maths books and assessments that have been used by schools and pupils across the country.