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PhD Researcher and Graduate Teacher in Education, University of Bristol

Maxime Perrott is a PhD researcher at the School of Education, University of Bristol. Their research uses a mixed-methods approach to provide new evidence on how month-of-birth and school starting age are associated with children's assessment outcomes in the Reception year, and children's trajectories of socioemotional development and education attainment in England. As a Graduate Teacher and Research Assistant, she focuses on Research Methods training and supporting underrepresented students in Higher Education. Before moving into academia, Maxime was an Early Years Practitioner, and has a practice-based perspective and approach to research. As well as a passion for disseminating research findings to a general and professional audience.


  • –present
    Research assistant, University of Bristol
  • –present
    Graduate Teacher, University of Bristol
  • –present
    PhD researcher in Education, University of Bristol


  • 2021 
    University of Bristol, MRes Advanced Quantitative Research (Distinction)
  • 2020 
    Cardiff University , MSc Social Science Research Methods (Educational Studies) Distinction
  • 2019 
    Bath Spa University , BA in Education (1st Class Hons.)