Grindstone Education



Daniel Grindrod


Graduated from University of Bedfordshire with a 2:1 in Secondary Physical Education (Secondary) BaHons with QTS.


Fulfilled NQT year at Samuel Ward Academy (Haverhill, Suffolk), receiveng multiple outstanding lesson observations in both practical and theory lessons.


Previous roles at Joyce Frankland Acadeny, Newport:

Lead Teacher in Physical Education

Responsibilities for Technology in PE

Learning Leaders across PE, MFL, Maths, English and Science

Creator of our departmental data tracking sheets (Practical Core and GCSE Practical and Theory)

Lead Teacher for Maths, Business and Computing Faculty

Lead Teacher with whole Academy responsibilites


My current role at Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport is Subject Lead for Physical Education, as well as Professional Tutor for all trainees and Leader of Year 9 & 10 Strategy Team. In addition to this I regularly take whole school Teaching and Learning Briefings for staff, deliver CPD modules, mentor fellow memebers of staff and undertake whole school quality assurance including lesson observations.


Additional Qualifications:

ECO (Effective Classroom Observation) Trained


Outstanding Teachers Certificate (Saffron Walden Alliance)


Further to the above I am interested in developing Technology in PE, Leadership across education and innovative teaching methods to empower the pupils I teach.

Contact Information

email: admin@grindstoneeducation.co.uk


twitter: @GrindstoneEdu


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