Andrew is Executive Headteacher of South Farnham School, an Academy with 758 pupils. The school has achieved many awards and has been named as Sunday Times Primary School of the Year twice. It has achieved success in both the National Training and National Business Awards. South Farnham was selected as one of the first ‘Teaching Schools’; it is also a National Support School.
Andrew sits on a range of national strategic policy groups including the Teaching School Council and the Regional Commissioning Board for the South East England.
Most recently Andrew chaired the Independent Review of Initial Teacher Training which reported to the Secretary of State in January 2015. In 2003 Andrew received an O.B.E. for services to education and a knighthood in 2014.