Dr George Thomas (BSc, Hons; PGCE; PGCert; DEdChPsychol)

Educational Psychologist

BFET TaSS Team

Educational Review Specialists » PDBW Team, SEND Team

George ThomasAfter completing his first degree in Psychology in 2009, George began his career in education working as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant at a secondary school in North Manchester. George completed his teacher training in 2011 and worked as an A-level Psychology teacher until 2012. In 2015, George completed his Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology at the University of Manchester and joined Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) as a HCPC registered Educational Psychologist within the Targeted and Specialist Support (TaSS) Team.

George’s doctoral thesis focused on the impact of mindfulness on primary school aged pupils’ attentional skills and he has developed specialist knowledge in the areas of: dyslexia; English as an Additional Language; and, cognition and learning difficulties. George also has a keen interest in neuropsychology.

George is taking a strategic lead on research and evidence-based practice within the TaSS Team and has recently been appointed as an Honorary Tutor in Education within the School of Environment, Education and Development at the University of Manchester.