Jon Brunskill
head of curriculum, Year 4 teacher, Reach Academy Feltham

Jon Brunskill is the curriculum lead and a Year 4 teacher at Reach Academy Feltham, the first all-through free school to be rated outstanding by Ofsted. He has recently worked with the Department for Education to advise on a number of aspects of primary education,and was a member of Dame Reena Keeble’s expert group reviewing effective teaching practice in primary schools. Jon writes for the Times Educational Supplement and Teach Primary and speaks regularly on education at national conferences. In his spare time, he is completing a masters in educational research with the University of Cambridge. Before teaching, Jon worked for a number of children’s charities, including Childline as a telephone counsellor. He is currently most interested in introducing knowledge based curricula to primary schools, especially in the foundation subjects.

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