David is the CEO at Academies of Inspiration and former Executive Headteacher at Stanley Park High. He has taught in London schools for 30 years. Passionate about Human Scale values, he led the redesign and curriculum planning for Stanley Park High, which was designated a ‘One School Pathfinder’ under the Building Schools of the Future programme. He foresaw the new school as a hotbed of innovation: models of schools within schools empowerment, participatory governance, transformational curriculum development, community involvement and radical approaches to assessment. In June 2016 Stanley Park High was proud to be awarded TES ‘Secondary School of the Year’ and was recognised as a ‘Beacon of Hope’ by the Edge Foundation in 2018.