30 May Tom AverySLE Specialisms: Curriculum, English, Leader of Learning
Tom is an assistant headteacher who is passionate about curriculum, English and developing teaching and learning which impacts on the life chances of all children. He is an experienced teacher and leader, having been an assistant head in multiple schools across London as well as an SLE in a teaching school alliance. Tom has developed and delivered training across a range of schools.
Tom has overseen curriculum development at several outstanding London schools. His passion is building curriculum which gives children windows into the world, the past, the present and futures beyond, allowing children to be initiated locally and globally. Tom has led a school through to RRS level two via curriculum change.
In leading English, Tom has worked with staff teams to develop meta-languages to bring a whole school approach and consistency to the acquisition of key skills in writing and reading. He has developed text rich and child led practise in the teaching of writing.
Tom is also an award-winning author of books for children.