David Simcock

Researcher
d.simcock@nfer.ac.uk, +44 (0)1753 637148

David joined the Centre for Assessment in November 2015. David is currently involved in developing the National Reading Tests for Wales and NFER’s own suite of Key Stage 2 optional tests for reading, grammar and spelling. He is also working as part of the team developing the National Reference Tests for KS4.

David graduated from the University of Oxford in 2012 with First Class Honours in English Language and Literature, and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Education at the University of Roehampton two years later, training as a secondary English teacher. His academic work for the course focused on assessment, poetry, and accessing “the less-noticed student”. He also has experience teaching English as an additional language in England, Spain and China.