Joe Matthews

Ilfracombe Academy

Joe is an experienced RE teacher and Head of department who has led his school to achieve the REQM Gold award. His department contributed to the development of and was a pilot for the new Understanding Christianity resources.

He has recently been appointed SIAMS lead for the Ilfracombe academy and works closely with Exeter diocese as a member of St Christopher MAT ethos committee.

Joe is one of the founding members of the LTLRE project and as such is committed to raising standards in RE across all key stages. As a hub leader he supports teachers delivering quality RE in a number of schools across North Devon as well as being a regular contributor at the LTLRE annual conference.

Joe is currently undertaking a Farmington Scholarship through Harris Manchester College, Oxford.

Joe Matthews