After completing my degree at Cardiff University, I began my educational career teaching English as a foreign language in Thailand, before moving back to the UK to work in outdoor education on the Isle of Wight. Now certain that teaching was the career for me, I completed my PGCE at Southampton University, leading to my first primary teaching role at a school in Winchester. Before long, my wife Catherine Hathaway and I moved to Phuket, Thailand to teach at the British International School, Phuket, where I was a Year Six Teacher and Head of Maths. On returning to the UK on the birth of our first child, I worked at various schools, eventually becoming English Lead and Key Stage 2 Leader at my most recent school.
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