Teaches EY on the BA Hons Early Years and Primary Education with QTS degree, alongside being a PAT tutor, the joint 2nd Year Cohort Leader and a UPT. Taught for almost 20 years in primary schools from EY to Year 6. Responsible for the development of the outdoor classoom at the Carlisle Fusehill Campus and leads on the use of it at present. 

Qualifications and memberships

MA Education


PGC Academic Practice

PGCE Primary, 3-7

BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Chemistry

Academic and research interests

The Early Years Foundation Stage 

Outdoor Learning and education in ITT and the EYFS


Temple, S. and MacGregor, L. (2009) 'Challenging My Preconceived Ideas', in Rowley, C. and Cooper, H. (eds.) Cross-curricular Approaches to Teaching and Learning. London: Sage pp. 91-108.

MacGregor, L. (2018) 'Using role-play to develop young children's understanding of the past', Primary History, 79, pp. 8-10.

MacGregor, L. (2022) 'Outdoor Learning', in Cooper, H. and Elton-Chalcraft, S. (eds.) Professional studies in primary education. 4th edn. London: SAGE, pp. 348-367.