Educated at Bradford Grammar School and Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, Andrew Foster began teaching in 2003.
He has worked in a range of schools, both maintained and independent, in the UK and in Australia.
As Head of History at Colfe’s, he led the department to the best examination results achieved in any subject area in the school, in any year. Appointed first Head of GCSE, and then Academic Performance, he has been the lead teacher on the Tougher Minds at Colfe’s programme, winning the 2014 Independent Schools Award for Education Initiative of the Year.
He has participated in major education consultations at the invitation of the think-tank Demos and presented to the annual TeachFirst conference.
Andrew contributes to national television, radio and newspapers on education issues and is a keen rugby player and coach, representing his university at Twickenham against Oxford at Under 21 level.