Shaping Education For The Future

My Service Portfolio

My portfolio of experience includes the following topics, any of which I would be pleased to discuss with you and your colleagues:


– a changing subject in a changing world
- leading an English team in a leading department
- outstanding English lessons
- technologies and new resources in English
- providing for more able students in English
- re-engaging boys with English


– enriching primary literacy
- making literacy relevant across the secondary curriculum
- visual and moving image literacies
- more effective libraries and learning centres


– putting the fun into reading
- ‘not just books’ – reading all the ever expanding variety of texts in our world
- teaching reading in secondary schools
- using picture books to enrich the literacy curriculum

Gifted and Talented / More Able Students

– general provision / co-ordination / leading teacher
- creating challenging classrooms
- monitoring / reporting / supporting in-school provision


– Outstanding learning
- assessment for learning
- independent learning
- creative approaches to learning


– constructing pupil-focused learning through a range of approaches

‘Futures’ education

– considering the changes that are likely to be introduced, and deciding what will need to be done to prepare for them.