Subject Specialist Lead, History
Ben has taught in secondary schools in Sheffield, London and Norfolk. During this time he has taken a special interest in curriculum and has designed curriculum for Religion and Philosophy, PSHE and History. He has enjoyed engaging in many of the debates about how do determine what to teach and has written about this in education journals such as Impact and Teaching History as well as on his own blog.
Most recently, Ben has been the Trust-wide history lead which involves training history teachers and shaping the history curriculum from KS1-KS4. During the first lockdown of the covid pandemic, Ben led the Oak National Academy History provision where his efforts to design a more representative curriculum were recognised in the national press.