Ali Golding - Founder, Artistic and Managing Director
Ali Golding is a highly qualified and experienced dance professional, dance movement scientist, researcher, lecturer and teacher. She holds an MSc in Dance Science, a PG Cert in Special Educational Needs and is trained to evaluate and teach Neurophysical Psychology within an educational setting.
In addition, Ali has a BA (Hons) in Dance Theatre and over 30 years experience as a professional choreographer highlighting her expertise in the creation and skilled observation of movement. As well as a number of academic articles, Ali has contributed professional perspectives on national platforms including dance and education publications, Early Arts UK and The Royal Society of Arts and given presentations at 'MOVE IT’ National Dance Conference, British College of Occupational Therapists Conference, Plymouth University Autism and Alternative Therapies Conference, The National Autism Show, The National Autistic Society Autism-Europe International Congress, 'GOOGLE TMInnovation', TES SEN Show, the Expressive Arts Summit and the World Conference on Movement and Cognition at Harvard Medical School.
Ali had been an invited guest lecturer at New York University and The Royal Ballet School.
Ali is a postgraduate professional and research associate of the charity MEfA (Montessori Education for Autism) and an associate artist of The Royal Academy Of Dance.
Sir Robin Bosher KBE - Patron
Sir Robin is a National Leader of Education, Government-appointed Director Quality and Training and Regional Director, South East for Ofsted.
Prior to this Sir Robin Bosher was the Director of Primary Education for the Harris Federation. As a Headteacher for twenty-two years during that time he led three very different Primary schools. He became the Executive Headteacher of the federation between Fairlawn, Haseltine and Kilmorie Primary Schools in Lewisham. Fairlawn was a National Support School and was designated as one of the first Teaching Schools in the country.
Sir Robin was awarded the National College Primary School System Leader of the Year award in 2010. He is an NPQH coach and has worked on the NPQH programme for over ten years.
Robin has experience as a DfE City Challenge Adviser and has led the London Challenge Primary Programme as the Operational Director. He was the Primary Headteacher on the board of the DfE ‘Achievement for All’ steering board and a member of the Primary Reference Group.
Sir Robin Bosher was knighted for services to education in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Birthday honours, June 2012.