Stuart has over 12 years’ experience as a head teacher at Colebourne Primary School in Birmingham and is a father of birth and adopted children. He has developed trauma friendly approaches at his school and has seen the positive impact this can have on pupils, families, staff and overall outcomes for his school.
Colebourne was awarded the Timson Attachment Award by the Attachment Research Community in 2018.
Stuart has appeared on the BBC One Show in January 2018 and the Victoria Derbyshire Show in June 2018 talking about supporting adopted children in schools. Stuart is also a blogger, speaker, trainer and lecturer for trauma informed approaches in schools.
He also really likes penguins!