Matthew Burton

Matthew is an inspirational teacher and star of Channel 4’s multi award-winning documentary series, Educating Yorkshire. His warmth, humour, and energetic style of teaching have endeared him to audiences the country over, with incredible breakthrough moments that brought millions of TV and YouTube viewers to tears. Now a Head (and still an English teacher), he is committed to achieving the best for every child, and to ensuring that barriers to opportunity – whatever they may be – are challenged and removed, allowing every young person to become the very best they can be.

Matthew’s first book, Go Big, a secondary school survival guide for readers aged 10+, will be published in Feburary 2020 by Hachette Children’s Wren & Rook imprint.

Photo courtesy of Owen Seabrook