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Tom Sherrington

Coming to Scarborough on March 28th 2019 

Location: Scarborough Spa - South Bay, Scarborough YO11 2HD

Times: 4.15pm - 5.45pm - Refreshments Available from 3.30pm (hot sandwiches & tea/coffee)

Book your place

Via EventBrite at this link or by email to Charlotte Thickett at:

Please note this is a free event for schools within the Yorkshire Coast Opportunity Area. A fee of £15 will be charged to schools per person for non-attendance without prior notification to cover catering costs

For schools outside the Opportunity Area, a £15 fee will be charged per person. For more details email 

Tom Sherrington is an education consultant and author.  He writes the popular blog and in 2017 he published his book  The Learning Rainforest, Great Teaching in Real Classrooms.  With 30 years' experience as a physics and maths teacher and school leader, including 11 years as a Headteacher,  Tom is now in demand from schools across the UK and around the world to deliver CPD for teachers and leadership teams.  He works with several schools and colleges providing consultancy support on curriculum, assessment and improving the quality of teaching. He is a regular keynote speaker and contributor to conferences and education festivals.

Specialist Areas

  • Evidence-informed teaching: the latest ideas from educational research; how they apply in the classroom; designing CPD programmes to develop effective teaching practice.

  • Curriculum and assessment: concepts, design and implementation.

  • Teaching to the top or ‘stretch and challenge’: attitudes, routines, strategies and activities. 



Twitter             @teacherhead


Publications     The Learning Rainforest: Great Teaching in Real Classrooms (2017) John Catt Ltd

                        Teach Now! The Joy of Teaching Science (2014) Routledge.