Lorraine Smith

Following a successful career in finance Lorraine re-trained to work with children in 1999. She has worked across Key Stages 1 to 3 and ran a thriving business as a Private Tutor supporting core subjects. Her training in SEND supports her work to inspire children to achieve their personal best.  Lorraine favours a holistic approach within education; enjoying focusing on exploring communication & 'how' people learn.

Lorraine has combined her knowledge of learning, creativity and technology to develop & deliver various unique digital projects. She initiated and developed a children's digital newspaper in an Outstanding School in Kent, facilitating many exciting opportunities for children to use their voice in various digital formats, receiving praise from Adobe, the BBC, children's authors, the London Borough of Bexley, artists from Aardman Animations and national children's newspaper First News; leading to many children having their writing published and talents recognised; locally and nationally.

 

Lorraine rekindled her love of technology and creativity, exploring more complex digital media & film; working with children who have produced an award winning online children's news programme & various short videos supported by the London Marathon & Youth Sports Trust.

 

Previously a Specialist in ICT Development at an Outstanding School, integrating innovative technologies across the curriculum. Lorraine is an Arts enthusiast and Arts Award Adviser. She works with children to promote pupil voice and explore digital media in various schools in Bexley. Lorraine excels at developing & running digital projects & extra-curricular activities with a computing, technology & creative focus; including photography & film.

Lorraine co-founded end2end TV CIC with Peter in January 2021. end2end TV is an independent not for profit TV Production company crewed by young people, based at Hurstmere School in Bexley.