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Matthew Burton
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Matthew Burton

Matthew Burton is the Headteacher at Thornhill Community Academy in Wakefield, and one of the UK’s most recognisable teachers. He rose to prominence as an English Teacher in 2013 after starring in Channel 4’s multi award-winning documentary series Educating Yorkshire.

Since then, Matthew has travelled up and down the country to host workshops on teaching and school leadership, appearing as a keynote speaker at events such as The Professional Learning Conference at the Telford International Centre in 2019.

He is also the author of Go Big, a children’s ‘survival guide’ written to help students aged 10 and over with the transition from primary to secondary education.

Matthew Burton's Webinars

The Power of Teaching

  • 11th December 11th Dec 13:00pm

In this webinar, Matthew Burton, Headteacher of Thornhill Community Academy and inspirational star of the 2013 Channel 4 show ‘Educating Yorkshire’ will provide senior leaders, headteachers and all teaching staff with a unique insight into the power of teaching.