About Neil Sledge
Neil qualified as a Primary Education teacher with a B.Ed (Hons) degree from Leeds University (North Riding College, Scarborough) in 1989. He has taught in primary schools in Coventry, Herts and Merseyside, and been Subject Leader across all the subjects over the years. He spent over 2 years seconded as Advisory Teacher for Humanities for Wirral and was Deputy Headteacher in a Wirral Primary School for 13 years. In 2015 Neil took the plunge and went freelance, as a self-employed education consultant and teacher, working with the Cheshire Development Education Centre, Big Heritage, the University of Chester and Maths of the Day. He recently organised a “Global Teachers, Global Learners” event in his new voluntary role as International Solidarity Officer for Wirral NUT. Neil also worked as a part-time costumed Interpretation Guide at Quarry Bank Mill with the National Trust 2015-16. He is developing one or two other creative projects as well, including storytelling, singing, and a children’s book with an environmental message. Neil is married with two sons at University. He lives in Wirral, near Liverpool, and his interests include sport, music, arts, travel and reading.