Ron taught in Kent, Sussex and Surrey for 30 years, 20 in senior leadership, and twelve as Headteacher, taking two schools from categories to Good and Good with Outstanding features. Ron served on the corporation of a General FE college, was a governor of a primary federation and continues to serve as Chair of Governors of a PRU and local state boarding school. He was Chair of the Surrey Secondary Headteachers’ Council (2015 to 2018), sitting on the Surrey Safeguarding Children Board, SEND Governance Board, School Improvement Partnership Board and Schools Forum. In 2018 he received a Pearson’s National Teaching Award for ‘Headteacher in a Secondary School’. He is now a consultant working with primary, secondary and all through schools across England.
With 34 years’ experience of teaching in comprehensive schools in Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and Kent, Steve has also been a Headteacher of two secondary schools and an adviser for two local education authorities. He has worked with Reigate Valley College and Wey Valley College as a leadership partner and is a facilitator for the National Professional Qualification for Headship and Executive Leadership Programmes.
Sue started her career as a chemistry and science teacher in 1984. Since this time Sue had various leadership positions in senior positions across West Sussex and Surrey, the most recent being a headteacher of 11-16 school in Surrey. Having retired from headship, Sue now provides support and training to headteachers and other leaders in primary, secondary and special schools.