A bit more about me

Steve is the CEO of Robin Hood Multi Academy Trust and passionate about taking risks within education and learning from failure rather than ignoring it.

As the CEO, Steve led Robin Hood in gaining MAT status and has a clear understanding and insight into how to grow a MAT from a stand alone academy. Within his role Steve has supported a variety of schools from those needing to move out of Special Measures to Good/Outstanding schools that require guidance on how to innovate and move forward.

Robin Hood Multi Academy Trust has a rich history of innovation in ICT, independence and languages which has enabled it to be at the forefront of developments within education. Mandarin is taught from Nursery to Year 6 and the school has Confucius Classroom Status which sees it work closely with Beijing No.2 Experimental School in China.


Strategic Support


Previously Steve worked as headteacher of Park Hill Primary School in Coventry where, in the last inspection OFSTED graded leadership as outstanding. Steve has worked at a national level to deliver CPD on a variety of topics including how to plan for strategic risk and instigated ‘Pair and Share’ on Twitter which saw over 150 schools nationwide link up to share effective practice. He has hosted #SLTchat on numerous occasions on Twitter and currently sits on the SSAT Primary Headteacher steering group.

Inspirational Quotes

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work

Thomas Edison

If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.

Charles Kettering

Creativity is intelligence having fun.

Albert Einsten