What type of governor are you? Staff/teacher governor.
Why are you a governor of St Mary Magdalene Academy? To ensure the governors have a view from the front line of teaching at the Academy.
Which subject at school did you love best – and why? I’m the Head of Maths, so naturally my favourite subject was metalwork.
What’s your favourite book of all time? On holidays I love to read thrillers. I am half way through Shōgun. In term time I prefer reference books and currently am enjoying: Austin-Healey 100, 100-6, 3000 Restoration Guide.
Who was your most memorable / inspiring teacher at school? Mr Stokoe was an inspiration in metalwork; my maths teachers came a close second.
What’s your favourite: chocolate or ice cream? Chocolate.
What are your hopes for St Mary Magdalene Academy? That it will keep getting better.
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