After teaching in a number of schools in Manchester and Trafford I became Head teacher of three-form entry Infant school and Early Years Unit in Cheshire where I spent 10 happy years.

Towards the end of this time I established a consultancy career specialising in the education of children in the Early Years and left headship in 2009 to set up ABC Does…

Most of my time is spent working with practitioners in individual settings or as part of larger projects with various Local Authorities. I also run conferences and deliver keynotes both nationally and internationally.

I’ve written for various magazines and other publications and working with Bloomsbury have published over 20 books.

I’m passionate about inspiring children to reach their potential and equipping practitioners with the skills and enthusiasm to achieve this.