Sir Robin Bosher

Sir Robin Bosher is now an independent school adviser. For the last two years, he was the Ofsted Regional Director for the South East and National Director for Inspection Quality and Training as well as an HMI.

Prior to this he was the Director of Primary Education for the Harris Federation. During this time he opened 9 sponsored academies and 1 free school.  He also prepared 5 more free schools to open in September 2014.

He was a Headteacher for twenty-two years and during that time he led five very different Primary schools.  Lately the Executive Headteacher of the federation between Fairlawn, Haseltine and Kilmorie Primary Schools in Lewisham.  Fairlawn was deemed by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’ in every category.

Sir Robin is a National Leader of Education and Fairlawn was a National Support School and was designated as one of the first Teaching Schools in the country.  Sir Robin was awarded the National College Primary School System Leader of the Year award in 2010.  He is an NPQH coach and he worked on the NPQH programme for over ten years. 

Sir Robin has experience as a DfE City Challenge Adviser and he led the London Challenge Primary Programme as the Operational Director.  He was the Primary Headteacher on the board of the DfE ‘Achievement for All’ steering board and was a member of the Primary Reference Group.

Sir Robin Bosher was knighted for services to education in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Birthday honours, June 2012.