Matthew Tompkins is totally committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives. Matthew was schooled in Tenterden, Kent and successfully completed his teaching degree at Brighton University before, later in his career, completing a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Management of Schools at Canterbury Christchurch University.
Before becoming the Principal at Skinners’ Kent Academy Matthew gained leadership experience through a variety of roles in a number of Kent Schools.
Matthew has been an Advanced Skills Teacher, Assistant Head and Vice Principal and has greatly enjoyed aiding the development of the communities he has served. Matthew is motivated by the progress of the young people in his care and is focussed on supporting every young person to be the best they can be.