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Described as having a breathtaking understanding of how to engage even the hardest to reach of children, Jonathan has established a reputation for delivering inspiring and creative inset both in the U.K. and internationally.

He has worked for many years on the kind of compelling and inspirational teaching strategies that lead to incredible outcomes and is still in the thick of it as the deputy head at a large inner city primary school in Sheffield. Jonathan has also shared his passion for learning through his role as an Advanced Skills Teacher, Lead Teacher for Sheffield Local Authority, and associate of Ian Gilbert’s Independent Thinking company.

Jonathan is passionate about working with schools to create learning opportunities that are designed not just to impart knowledge, but also to engage, inspire, and most importantly, make children think.

"Sharp, funny, relevant, topical and inspiring - we should vote you in for education secretary"

A.Thomas, Sandringham


From curriculum design to classroom pedagogy, Jonathan’s absorbing new book provides a thought-provoking guide to the principles and practice of creating inclusive, inspiring and authentic learning opportunities for all of our pupils.

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