Dan is currently Assistant Principal at The Grove Academy, a large three form entry primary school in Watford with a high level of social deprivation. He leads on assessment at the school and has practical hands on experience with a range of children from social, economic and cultural backgrounds.
His specialism is in mathematics and has been a subject leader in this for many years. He completed the MaST training in 2015 bringing a wealth of pedagogical knowledge of how children learn mathematics, from the beginning of counting in Nursery all the way through to extending the most able Year 6 children. Since completeing the course, he has redesigned schemes of work, entire curriculum maps, supported teaching and learning and designed assessment systems within the subject at his own school and others.
Dan has also worked supporting subject leaders in a variety of subjects in monitoring and leading development of their subject areas.