Richard Simpson is a Year 6 teacher and SLT member at a small, one-form entry Primary School on the Isle of Wight. He has more than 20 years of classroom and management experience in roles as subject leader for English, KS2 writing moderator, Head of KS2, and Acting Deputy Headteacher at a number of schools.
He is currently studying for his NPQH qualification and writing book reviews and blogs for several educational websites. He has a passion for children’s literature and promoting a love of reading and has spoken at #BrewEd events and at Literacy festivals about children’s books.
Away from education, Richard is a WSET qualified wine enthusiast and enjoys living by the seaside with his wife, two children, and two naughty cats.
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