Sharon Munro, previously taught in a primary school in North Wales; she worked with primary and secondary schools and P.E. advisors to produce a bespoke Gymnastics scheme of work for KS1 & KS2 teachers. She was employed by Sports Wales, P.E. and School Sports (PESS) as one of the lead facilitators for the delivery of this scheme as CPD to teachers across Wales.
Entering deputy headship in 2007, Sharon took her school to success in achieving the NACE Challenge Award and its reaccreditation three years later. She was a keyspeaker on behalf of NACE to professionals new to the More Able, Gifted and Talented Co-ordinator role; exploring the foundations that support good provision and practice, making connections to key aspects of Teachers’ Standards and Ofsted, offering practical guidance on creating high expectations and challenge in the classroom and sharing resources that can support the developments for more able, gifted and talented pupils.
As headteacher, Sharon has focussed on the mental well-being aspect of the PSHE curriculum in light of the recent changes. Sharon has achieved the Mindfulness in Schools Project Qualification (MiSP) to specialise in developing’ Mindfulness’ practice with pupils, teachers and parents, in order to support pupils to positively deal with life’s difficulties. Sharon has also recently achieved the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) and is awaiting to hear if she has successfully graduated with the new NPQEL (National Professional Qualification for Executive Leaders).