Qualifications and experience


  NPQH, National College of School Leadership, MA in Education ( specialised in developing emotional intelligence and literacy and developing positive climates for learning/motivation) Nottingham Trent University,                     PGCE Primary Nottingham Trent University,  BA Hons (Open) 2:1  Open University ( Arts foundation, English literature, Art History , Music, Shakespeare text to performance), Diploma in Literature   Open University, 

   ‘A’ Levels in English Literature. General studies, French, Economics 

   GCEs in Eng lit , Eng lang, Maths,  French ,Biology,  Art, Music

                              PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  •                    Certified Facilitator in the use of LEGO®SERIOUS PLAY® for Positive Psychology
  •                    Resilient Leaders Elements Consultant: RDLP, Leading in Uncertainty and Centre for Excellence.
  •                    Ambition Visiting Fellow Leading Teaching for NPQLT
  •                    Therapeutic art for coaching
  •                    Psychological First Aid: Supporting Children & Young People
  •                    Providing Good Clinical supervision  Level 2 APT
  •                    Science of Wellbeing ( Yale/Coursera)
  •                    Managing Emotions in Time of Uncertainty ( Yale/Coursera)
  •                    Bibliotherapy
  •                    Deep Learning ( Queensland University/Edex)
  •                    Leading Learning ( Harvard online)
  •                    Leading the teaching of Shakespeare Royal Shakespeare Company
  •                    Leading learning Kyra Research schools: ELE
  •                    System Lead   Affinity Teaching School
  •                    Designated Safeguarding Lead
  •                    Safer Recruitment Lead – annual training
  •                    National Professional Qualification for Headship, NCSL
  •                    Inspiring leaders Facilitator
  •                    research Learning Partnership IOE
  •                    National PSHE CPD Roehampton University                                  
  •                   Leadership Pathways  National College/ IOE
  •                   Global Schools Partnership   British Council


  • Lead Mentor Leics & Leicester Primary SCITT, PSHE Lead Tutor, PGCE marker
  • Chair of  Governors : Safeguarding, Safer Recruitment, School Improvement, Ofsted awareness
  • Coach/Supervision programmes and organisational/leadership development facilitator
  • 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: NPQLT
  • Resilient Leaders Elements Consultant


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