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I’m a trainee primary teacher and primary chair of governors with a big interest in education technology and computing education. I am also an app developer and startup co-founder.


I am a co-founder of Zammer, a practice and revision platform for schools and individuals.

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I am a cofounder of Howler, a collaborative joke writing platform.

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What should every maths lesson include?

I’m in the middle (well, quite near the beginning really) of a specialist maths primary PGCE at the University of Worcester. This means we get all the usual primary stuff plus some extra “special maths”. There are some differences in how our school... read more

Burning my bridges

I wrote this as part of a new “About Me” page but I decided it warranted post status. I grew up and went to school in the town where I still live; Bewdley in Worcestershire. I have always found pretty much everything fascinating and had a real drive... read more

Cloning for dummies

Many moons ago (2003) I did a PGCE in secondary science, most of which seemed to be teaching sex education every other week. There were many lows and a few highs, one of which was a particular lesson that I did based on my degree (biochemistry). More recently I... read more

How to land that dream teaching job

I’ll start with a bit of context. I did a secondary PGCE when I was somewhat younger. I have since run companies through which I have hired around 50 people over the years. I’ve also been a primary school governor for six years including two years as chair... read more

Five things I tell every startup

I do a lot of things to do with startups – we have a bunch of mobile startup clients at TBC Digital and I mentor on Oxygen accelerator plus others for a couple of touch points. This means I talk to a lot of startup founders and I say the a lot of the same things... read more

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I am a trainee primary teacher (maths specialist) & I am Chair of Governors at a Primary School. I have been involved with the Computing at School since 2012 and am currently working towards the BCS Certificate in Primary Computing Teaching.


I have a PhD in NMR (medicine with quantum mechanics) as well as a degree in biochemistry (Publications). I can program in PHP, JavaScript, Objective C & Swift with bits of others. I am also trying to get computer science into primary schools and later.

Startup founder

I am a cofounder of an EdTech startup called Zammer and a comedy startup called Howler. I also founded two digital agencies. I am a mentor for Oxygen Accelerator and Emerge Venture Lab and I advise a few startups.

App Developer

I design and build my own mobile apps. I don’t build apps for other people any more.
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