Jonathan spent 16 years as a class teacher and Deputy Headteacher at Broadclyst Primary School. He became the Headteacher in 2010 and achieved the first Academy status for a primary school in Devon. He has pioneered the way in developing media rich digital classrooms, home access systems, collaborative and creative online learning spaces and established working partnerships with firms and schools around the world. Jonathan’s experience of a creative curriculum and integration of ICT into the classroom ensures he is a regular speaker at education conferences worldwide.
As a Microsoft Showcase School, Broadclyst is part of the Global Partners in Learning Programme. Jonathan’s Global Enterprise Challenge brings 20 schools from 20 countries together, and was founded after a successful bid for funding through the Microsoft Pitch Competition.
Jonathan is a National Leader of Education providing support to other schools through the Teaching School. He is part of the DfE Primary Academy Programme and is pioneering and championing with the DfE, for 2-year-olds in school.
Broadclyst Primary is a Teaching School, a National Support School, an Academy Sponsor, and is currently applying to set up a Free School to be part of the Broadclyst Multi Academy Trust.