Qualifications and experience


2011                       NPQH, National College of School Leadership  

2008                       MA in Education Nottingham Trent University

2004                       PGCE Primary Nottingham Trent University

2003                       BA Hons (Open) 2:1  Open University

2002                       Diploma in Literature   Open University

1982-1984             ‘A’ Levels in English Literature (A), General studies (B)  French (E); Economics (E)

                                Elizabethan High School, Retford Notts. 

1980- 81                GCSEs in Eng lit (A), Eng lang( B), Maths (C taken in 2 months) Fre ,Bio,  Art, Music

                                Elizabethan High School, Retford, Notts



2022                      Resilient Leaders Elements Consultant

2021                      Therapeutic art for coaching

2021                      Psychological First Aid: Supporting Children & Young People

2021                      Providing Good Clinical supervision  Level 2 APT

2021                      Science of Wellbeing ( Yale/Coursera)

2021                      Managing Emotions in Time of Uncertainty ( Yale/Coursera)

2020                      Bibliotherapy

2020                      Deep Learning ( Queensland University/Edex)

2020                      Leading Learning ( Harvard online)

2019                      Leading the teaching of Shakespeare Royal Shakespeare Company

2018                      Leading learning Kyra Research schools: ELE

2017                      System Lead   Affinity Teaching School

2010-2020            Designated Safeguarding Lead

2010-2020            Safer Recruitment Lead – annual training

2011                      National Professional Qualification for Headship, NCSL

2010                       Inspiring leaders Facilitator

2008                       National PSHE CPD Roehampton University                                  

2006                       Leadership Pathways  National College/ IOE

2006                       Global Schools Partnership   British Council



School Governor

Coach/Supervisiion programmes

Facilitator Headsup4HTs National sessions

Facilitator NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH

English SLE

Evidence Lead in education (ELE).

Public Health England Resilience project, incl conference speaker

 East Midlands  Primary Reading SSIF

 Royal Shakespeare Company Associate Schools conference workshops

Programme lead:  Vision & Values, Framework for Broader outcomes

Network Lead: RSC Associate Schools network

Facilitator CPD: Oracy, improving English and Curriculum development.

IOE Developing Research Learning Partnerships programme

Coaching across a range of schools and roles

Supervision for Schools

ITT Tutor and Assessor

Visiting Fellow Leics and Rutland Teaching School Hub

Resilient Leaders Elements Consultant