Andrew Flynn Faculty of Education & Health

Andrew Flynn BEd Hons

Andrew Flynn

Andrew Flynn
BEd Hons

Senior Lecturer

Department of Primary Education

Faculty of Education and Health

Andrew Flynn is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Primary Education at the University of Greenwich.

Andrew studied at the University of Wales College Newport, qualifying as a primary teacher with specialism in physical education. He subsequently taught in a couple of primary schools over a combined period of nine years with various responsibilities such as coordinator in mathematics, and physical education. Andrew also taught physical education on the School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) courses for Bexley, and also a school mentor for students training as teachers.

In 2007, Andrew moved to lecturing at the University of Greenwich on degrees with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), the accelerated degree, and Post Graduate Certificates in Education (PGCE). His areas of teaching are in physical education, mathematics, arts in education, and child psychology and development.

 He is currently working towards a Master's degree in Education.

Posts held previously:

  • 2005-07, Mathematics, and Physical Education coordinator; part of the school leadership team, Gordon Primary School
  • 1998-2005, Mathematics, and Physical Education coordinator, Mayplace Primary School
  • Senior Lecturer in QTS; Accelerated Degree; and PGCE (Primary)
  • Leads undergraduate Year 1
  • School experience coordinator for undergraduate Year 1
  • Link Tutor for students on school experience
  • Supervisor for undergraduate research projects

Andrew's research interests particularly concern the current national priority for physical education in primary schools. He is researching school sports specialists, exploring the nature of their role's responsibility and impact on child development, having written a paper on the Attitudes of BA Education Year 1 towards the teaching of physical education in primary schools.