Andrew Cannings – Maths, Data Analysis - Director of Maths, Outwood Grange Academies Trust

Andrew has worked for the Outwood Grange Family of Schools for 20 years, starting in 1994 as a Teacher of Maths and has spent the past three years working across the Family of Schools as Director of Maths. All of the Outwood Academies in which he has worked have improved their Maths GCSE results since last year by between 5% and 28% with one Academy exceeding FFTD by 20%.

Prior to his current role, Andrew worked at Outwood Grange Academy as Head of Maths and Assistant Principal. In his role as Head of Department, he delivered CPD for the SSAT at a national level on Using ICT to Engage Students in Maths. As Assistant Principal for Deep Experience, Andrew led the transformation of the options process from a paper-based to a web-based system, working with students, parents, staff and web-designers to create

Andrew is passionate about Maths and helping all students at all levels to achieve their potential and believes all students have the right to an outstanding mathematical education and deserve to aspire, be inspired and be excited by Maths. Maths classrooms should be places of awe, wonder, excitement and enjoyment.