Meet Phil Edwards
Learn a little more about Phil Edwards
Phil has been a qualified teacher for 14 years and has taught across the secondary age range from Year 7 - 13 in three different secondary schools across Warwickshire and Leicestershire.
In all 3 schools Phil has been part of the Extended Leadership teams, focusing on Sixth Form, boy’s achievement and data and reporting. He has also been a Director of Learning for English and Media.
Phil has also worked externally for OCR, and has examined externally assessed qualifications across Key Stage 4 and 5. He’s also been a moderator for OCR, focusing on standardisation of marking for internally assessed units. Phil has been part of two leadership teams that have undertaken Ofsted inspections, both times his areas of responsibility have been deemed at least ‘Good’. Phil has been a coach and a mentor for both recently and newly qualified teachers and is always willing to share his practice with new staff.
Phil moved to RFSS to introduce Media to the curriculum in 2021. He places high value on ensuring that all students are given the opportunity to make at least expected progress. Phil was educated in Rugby and as an ex-Lawrence Sheriff student, is fully invested in helping the a fairly new school develop and serving his local community.
Outside of school-life, Phil has a young son of which he is extremely proud, and has a passion for sports (Liverpool FC), technology and travel. Phil has also worked as an independent wedding videographer and is keen to use these skills to assist the school develop content for students and parents.