Richard has 29 years’ experience of working in schools. He has 12 years’ experience as a headteacher and deputy headteacher.
For the past 7 years he has been providing school improvement advice to a wide range of primary, secondary and all through schools across the country and internationally. He has also been a lead inspector since 2010 and provided leadership coaching to middle and senior leaders for 5 years.
His particular areas of interest are mathematics, music, performing arts, leadership at all levels and strategies to improve outcomes for disadvantaged pupils.
Richard has developed an exceptional understanding of strategies that enable disadvantaged pupils to achieve extremely well through his experience of supporting over 100 schools in further improving provision and outcomes for disadvantaged pupils.
Richards’ experience as a practising lead inspector ensures that he is fully up to date with developments in education. As a result, he is able to offer timely and bespoke advice to schools.