Assistant Headteacher, Patcham High School
David Rogers is an Assistant Headteacher and Geographer at Large at Patcham High School in Brighton. He is a multi-award winning teacher, Chartered Geographer and sits of the Royal Geographical Society’s Education Committee. He doesn’t like sitting behind desks, but has done so for long enough to author and edit a range of books. He considers himself from a disadvantaged background and is passionate about providing equal access to education for all students. He’s found on the sunny coast of West Sussex and can often be found training for ultra-marathons over the South Downs. Say hello at one of the TeachMeets he organises or at davidrogers.blog
In order to focus young people on learning, the barriers they face need to be overcome. This session will describe how external and internal research findings gave students the opportunities to develop both qualifications and qualities, leading to better academic performance.