What we do

We are a social enterprise, limited by guarantee, with a mission to reach those schools others find difficult to reach.

Reaching further online

Same experience for Outer Hebrides and Inner London


Making subjects personally relevant to students

Building aspiration

Helping students see positive futures for themselves

Shane McCracken

Shane McCracken


Blame Shane. He started it all and as the director he is ultimately responsible. His early career was in advertising and publishing and marketing is not a dirty word.

Emily Grant

Emily Grant


Emily started working on the I’m a… projects as a moderator after finishing a degree in Neuroscience, and never left! She now works behind the scenes organising the projects.

Alex Edwards


Alex works full-time behind the scenes of the I'm a.... projects. Her background and degrees are in Wildlife Biology and Science Communication.

Márcia Ortgiese

Márcia Ortgiese


Márcia joined the team in September to support the I’m a… projects. She looks after the moderators and helps the team with the projects.

Bella Byrne

Bella Byrne


Bella joined the team in October after having completed an internship through UWE Bristol. Finishing off her masters in Science Communication, she is excited to be joining the I’m a projects.

Emily Paget

Site Wrangler

While Emily has a background in illustration, her main love was computers, technology and accessibility so joined the team to work on the technical side of the site.

Josh Doyle

Josh Doyle

Project Ninja

Josh joined us in 2013 after a chemistry degree and a stint as a moderator on the projects. He now works remotely helping us with evaluation, systems, data, but never coffee.

Josie Miller

Communication Wrangler

Josie has a background in event and festivals management, but her favourite bit was always the writing. Now she looks after our communications while drinking roughly 9-10 cups of tea per day.

News and views

Thank you for applying

Recruiting people to work for you is tough. Not as tough as applying I grant you, but treating people fairly and decently and making the right decision weighs upon me. We’ve had over 20 applications Read more…

We’re hiring

We’ve had a busy 2020 so far and need to expand the team. We’re looking to find two people to join us. Full-time project wrangler. You’ll be a very core part of the team delivering Read more…

Get in touch

Always happy to talk or meet for coffee and cake

Find us at the office

7 - 9 North Parade Buildings, Bath, BA1 1NS

Give us a ring

Shane McCracken +44 (0)1225 326892

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