Term of Office: 29/06/16 - 29/06/20
Mr Midgley has been teaching History since 2001 and has been at Parrs Wood since 2006. He has taught a wide range of students from a variety of backgrounds and contexts in his years teaching. Mr Midgley is currently the head of History and Ancient History at Parrs Wood, which is one of only two state schools in the North West to deliver Ancient History. He has had significant experience of Ofsted inspections as both a class room teacher and governor and has been with Parrs Wood through its journey of improvement. Additionally, Mr Midgley has worked as an examiner, undertaken educational projects for the Learning and Skills Development Agency, developed interactive digital lessons ideas for the DfE and was part of team that created the “Think History” series of text books for Heinemann Publishing. Mr Midgley is also a member of the Joint Association of Classical Teachers and the Historical Association and is currently working with Manchester Museums to develop curriculum links between secondary education and Museums in the region. He has been a staff governor since the disbanding of the Parrs Wood IEB.