Teacher of English
Originally from Darlington in County Durham, Gary gained a degree in English and Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire in 2003. He worked as the course leader for English Language training at an independent language school, and gained his PGCE in English in 2007. He has taught English Language and Literature in a number of state schools in the North East of England, and also taught in an English language international school in Oman for three years.
Gary has completed a number of pedagogic studies in areas relating to student choice and literacy across the curriculum. Outside of teaching, he has a passionate interest in the Arts – he is a keen reader, frequent attendee of concerts, and maintains an interest in Modern Art. Gary is a fan of camping and wild swimming, whenever the weather allows.