Mr J Dryden (Chair)

John graduated with a B.Sc Hons in Pure Mathematics from Birmingham University in 1972. He began his education career teaching in Birmingham and subsequently has worked in schools in Leicestershire, Leicester and Nottingham holding posts as a head of mathematics, deputy head and head teacher. He has worked for Nottinghamshire as a senior adviser within the education improvement service and was a lead inspector for Ofsted inspection over a number of years. Since his retirement in 2011, John has undertaken a wide range of consultancy within schools on aspects of leadership and teaching and learning.