Adam has worked as Head of the PE Faculty for 26 years at Sheldon School leading a team of 13 subject specialists, having previously worked in another Wiltshire comprehensive school. Sheldon has been designated a Lead School in Physical Education by the National College in recognition of high levels of teaching and learning and outstanding pupil performance.
In addition to this role Adam was appointed Beacon Co-ordinator for the school in September 2001 and worked particularly with Castledown School and Churchfields School at Senior Leadership level supporting subject leaders. When the Beacon initiative ended in July 2004 he retained his whole school responsibility by co-ordinating the four main public events for the school and working on community projects as Community Liaison Co-ordinator.
The school was awarded a second specialism in sport in 2007 and Adam has led on this in the school and in work with the Youth Sports Trust.
Adam has worked with the University of Bath on the ITT PE course since 1994 and worked alongside the Course leader Andrew Hibbert as the Lead Mentor having held this title for 12 years. He has delivered a number of sessions to the whole PGCE PE cohort and also worked as the internal moderator for the PGCE and has worked as the external moderator for the GTP in Physical Education. He is currently working with the Youth Sports Trust as the South West representative on the ITE Focus group as a Partner School and represents Sheldon School on the Wiltshire Sports Alliance group. Adam now works as a mentor with PE trainees from the University of Exeter. Adam also delivers to the Year 3 Sports Coaching and Education cohort at the University of Bath regarding application for PGCE / teaching posts and the role of the Physical Education teacher in schools.