Jonathon Bean – Assistant Head
Jonathon the Head of School at Churchfields Primary, after several years as a full time Year 6 teacher, along with Assistant Headteacher, PE & Sports Leader, Maths Leader, Assessment Leader & KS2 Leader. He had consistently outstanding lesson observations from both in-school staff and outside agencies, and specialise in a range of areas, mainly assessment (having created assessment systems from scratch), maths and PE (in particular engaging large numbers of pupils/least active and maximising the PE Premium). He has also personally won several awards for PE, including Barnsley Adult of the Year for the last 2 years, as well as the Yorkshire Sport PE Premium Award for how sport premium funding was spent, along with getting the Centre of Excellence status for his school from Yorkshire Sport/Sport England. At university he was in Early Years, and also has a master’s degree in Outdoor & Experiential Learning, which again is something he has a keen interest in, in developing innovative ways to use this in (or out of!) the classroom.