Name: Annette Beckwith
School: Outwood Academy Ripon
Governance Experience: Over 20 years experience in school governance, in both secondary and primary schools, primarily as Chair.
NLG Experience: NLG since 2014, working with and supporting twelve schools in the first four years, across a number of Local Authorities.
Student Behaviour Panels
Policies and practice
Data analysis and accountability
Name: Jim McHugh
School: Red Kite Learning Trust
Governance Experience: Over 40 years’ governors experience in primary and secondary school, 12 years in most recent school and 6 years as Chair. Now Chair of the Red Kite Learning Trust of six schools.
NLG Experience: NLG since 2012, supporting a range of primary and secondary schools, and local authorities across Yorkshire and the North East.
Mentoring / supporting Chairs
Name: Alison Glover
School: Oatlands Infant School
Governance Experience: Previously Chair of Governors for 6 years at Oatlands Infant School, currently Vice-Chair of Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust
NLG Experience: Provided supported to the chairs of governors of a number of primary schools in and around Harrogate - inexperienced chair, getting to Good, identifying and seeking to address what is holding back a governing body after a poor inspection report.
Developing chairing skills
Building self confidence
Name: Jan Linsley
School: Richmond Methodist School
Local Authority: North Yorkshire
Governance Experience: Governor since 2007, chair for last 4 years. Also governor at a primary school in Leeds.
NLG Experience: NLG since 2017. Current deployment as Interim CofG at a school in North Yorkshire.
Name: Stewart Bray
School: ESPRIT MAT – Northwood-Broom Primary Academy
Local Authority: North Yorkshire/Stoke-on-Trent
Governance Experience: Stoke-on-Trent: 2006 – 2017: REACH PRU – (Chair from 2012); 2015 – 2017: Hamilton-Northwood Federation (Chair); 2017 to Present: ESPRIT MAT (Vice-chair of Trustees: Governor)
NLG Experience: Support for Stoke-on-Trent School Governor Service and Grove Junior School. Recent activity limited since joining NLG in 2017 and moving to North Yorkshire.
Personal Development Behaviour & Welfare