Kerry Brown is an experienced teacher living in Bournemouth with her husband and three children. She has worked in the field of education for over 20 years as a teacher, SENDCo and Head Teacher in both mainstream and specialist settings.
Following a desire to provide a holistic approach to education, Kerry launched Go Fish Education Ltd in 2016 to provide a one-stop hub for children and families. The company now provides bespoke tutoring, wellbeing and motivation workshops for hundreds of children and adults across Dorset and Hampshire and regularly provides consultancy, training and development to primary, secondary and specialist schools.
Kerry is also an ambassador for a number of charities and is a prominent speaker and writer. Her first book, My Grit Journal, was published in June 2018.
Dylan Brown is an experienced teacher living in Bournemouth with his wife & three children. He has worked in the field of education for over 20 years as a Residential SEN manager, teacher, Head of Department, Head of Faculty, Head of Sixth Form & Assistant Headteacher.
Dylan believes in education. The human capacity to learn and grow as individuals has always fascinated him. On leaving school he knew that a career helping young people to achieve their goals was where his future was. Having experienced the inevitable ups and downs of life, both in his professional and personal life, he too has had to learn, adapt, take risks and grow to cope with these changes.
Having experienced periods of challenge in both her personal and professional life, Kerry believes that the essence of success is having grit, embracing challenge and learning the art of failing. This fundamental belief provided the foundations for her first book, My Grit Journal, which was published in June 2018.
Kerry is regularly in the media as an expert in the field of education, wellbeing and motivation and has been a finalist in the UK Blog Awards 2017 and 2018, Successful Women in Business Awards 2018 and the Venus Awards 2018.
As both a teacher, professional and parent, Kerry has vast experience of education from a variety of perspectives giving her a unique insight into what children, parents and schools need.
She has taught a range of subjects from Key Stage one to ‘A’ Level including Maths, Philosophy and Ethics, English and PSHE and has a proven track record of outstanding teaching. During her time in both the public and private sectors, Kerry has acquired extensive leadership and management experience and developed specialisms in Safeguarding and Well-being, Initial Teacher Training, Special Educational Needs and Disability, Accelerated Learning, Pupil Progress and Positive Behaviour Management.
Having experienced the inevitable ups and downs of life, both in his professional and personal life, he too has had to learn, adapt, take risks and grow to cope with these changes.
He has always been fascinated with psychology and has taught both AS and A-level for many years. To be able to understand the process of perception, memory, child development and learning has enabled him to employ these skills in his daily work with learners.
Dylan has taught a range of subjects at both KS3, KS4 and KS5 including humanities, sociology, PSHE and psychology. Dylan has also acquired a range of management and leadership skills through his roles as Head of Department, Head of Faculty, Head of Sixth Form and as an Assistant Headteacher.
He is expert in learning, staff development, options both at GCSE and A-level, pastoral and academic progress. The relationships which he has built with students, parents and colleagues are sustainable, meaningful and results focussed. Dylan looks for the good in every situation and every student.