Dennison PhD., CBiol., MRSB., FRES. is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of
Education. He was the Headmaster of St Margaret's Church of England Academy,
Liverpool, up until summer 2013. He
began his teaching career at Formby High then moved on to become the head of
biology/science at Hutton Grammar School Preston. Between 1989 and 1995 he
served as Headmaster of Archbishop Temple Preston before moving to
Liverpool. In Easter 2014 he became the
Interim Principal of Hope Academy and on the appointment of a new principal he
continued as Associate Principal until summer 2015. In the following academic year he served as
the Associate Principal of Sandymoor School Cheshire.
contributed to educational thinking and policy - locally, regionally and
nationally. He has extensive experience
in school improvement and has helped many schools recover from difficulties.
Throughout his career he has encouraged young people to go on to study at
university and from 2006 to 2009 was the Director of Widening Participation
here at Liverpool Hope University. In the Faculty of Education he now supports
the development of Masters degrees for teachers and supervises research
projects at masters level. He also plays an important role in encouraging
partnerships between schools and the university that ultimately lead to
increased participation at first and second degree level.
a member of the Liverpool Diocesan Board of Education and also serves on the HE
sub-committee. He is a Board Member of Sandymoor School and a Governor at
Aughton Christ Church C of E Primary School.
He is also a Trustee of Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust (LDST) which is
a developing multi-academy trust (MAT).