City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College



City of Stoke-On-Trent Sixth Form College Mark Kent

Mark KentMark joined the College as Principal in January 2016 from his previous post as Deputy Principal at King Edward VI College, Stourbridge.

This post is now Mark’s sixth post in a sixth form college and his thirty year teaching career has been spent exclusively in this sector. Mark began his teaching in Oxford and worked his way up gradually from teacher of Mathematics to Head of Mathematics, to Head of Faculty before re-joining King Edward’s where he had been Assistant Head of Mathematics for four years.

Mark originates from Liverpool where he studied Maths, F Maths, Physics and Economics A levels at King David High School (a part Jewish state school) and then went on to complete a Mathematics Degree at Leeds University, followed by a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and then a Masters in Statistics at Sheffield Hallam University.

Mark has served on Mathematics in Education and Industry’s Curriculum Committee since 2006 and has also carried out stints as an examiner (15 years), a trustee of an international publication and away from education as church warden of his local Anglican Church.

In his spare time Mark leads worship in his church (playing 12 string guitar and mandolin), is a keen photographer and walker, enjoys reading and spends as much time as he can with his family, as well as following Liverpool Football Club.

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