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Graham School @grahamschoolOn Wednesday this week 6 of our Year 10 Latin students took part in a 3 hour session with a visiting lecturer from @UniversityLeeds Classics department. All the students involved revised key aspects of Latin grammar and prepared their readings for this year’s competition. #Latin https://t.co/lYOMklK3fq4 days ago
Graham School @grahamschoolWell done to our Y7 football team who remain undefeated! We are really proud of them! Tonight they drew 2 - 2 at final time at George Pindar School & then won 7 - 6 on penalties! An exciting match! Thanks Mr Francis for coaching the boys. Well done to both teams! #TeamWork https://t.co/54Oko3me3u6 days ago
Graham School @grahamschoolToday we received our @ThinkReadHQ certification. Thank you to James Murphy and all of our #ThinkingReading staff and students. We are proud to be involved with such a rewarding and successful reading programme. https://t.co/7PQ2Gq9WN36 days ago
Graham School @grahamschoolStudents from different year groups nominated by their heads of year were invited for hot chocolate today well done to all students! Miss Robins discussed future plans and aspirations with these students. well done! #Aspirations #Rewards #GrowAtGraham https://t.co/JoCWSpxdQa6 days ago
Graham School @grahamschoolThank you for your continued support with our young people. @FlyingFutures https://t.co/nCOWIy4yLj1 week ago
Graham School @grahamschool***Dutch Football Tour Trip Meeting*** Year 7,8 & 9 Dutch Football Tour May 2020 We will be holding an Information Evening for Parents/Carers. Thursday 27th February from 6-7pm Should you have an queries please do not hesitate to contact the school. https://t.co/jBejVuIW3L1 week ago
Graham School @grahamschoolToday our new, very informative website went live. Please follow the link to find out more about #TeamGraham. https://t.co/nl531k82qP2 weeks ago
Graham School @grahamschoolYr10 took part in the first of 3 sessions this week looking at physical well being. Investigating healthy eating & drinking, lack of sleep & screen time issues. They have set themselves small but achievable targets to review in the next workshop. #physicalwellbeing #getsomesleep https://t.co/ZfPyddNvfG2 weeks ago
Graham School @grahamschoolAs part of our PHSE programme, students are looking at the stigma attached to mental health and how #ItsOkNotToBeOk . In addition, students are talking about mental health issues, and how to support friends & family members by listening. #timetotalk #GrowAtGraham https://t.co/zGyI2qBEs32 weeks ago

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Members

Chair of Governors

Mr Malcolm Dawson, OBE

Malcolm was a civil servant for over thirty years, which included appointments in the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Justice and as Chief Executive of HM Land Registry and then of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency.  Since retiring from the civil service in 2014 and moving back to Yorkshire, he has run his own consulting business.  He has combined this with being Chair of Governors at Boroughbridge High School, where he has been a governor since November 2014. He lives in Bewerley, where he is a parish councillor, and enjoys golf, walking and music.  He is married with one son at university in Swansea.

If you need to contact the chair please contact: chair@gps.hlt.academy

Hope Trust Staff

Mrs Helen Dowds – Executive Principal

 

 

 

 

Ms Emma Robins – Principal Graham School

 

 

 

 

Mrs Lesley Welsh – Principal George Pindar School

 

 

 

 

LGC Members

Mr Brian Crosby – Hope Learning Trust CEO

Brian Crosby is Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of Hope Learning Trust.

Brian started his career as a science teacher at Selby High School and became Head of Science at Archbishop Holgate’s School in York before promotion to Assistant Headteacher in charge of Curriculum. He was appointed Headteacher of Manor CE School in 2002 before moving to become Chief Executive of Hope Learning Trust in 2016. Brian is a National Leader of Education and Manor CE Academy is a National Support School and achieved Teaching School status in 2012. Brian has worked closely with the National College for Teaching and Leadership and the National Society of the Church of England.

Mr Marcus Towse

In most of my professional life I have been a teacher, mainly of Physics, but also Philosophy. Many years ago I spent a few years in the computing industry working as a programmer and systems analyst, but decided that teaching and education were the place I wanted to be. Having worked in several Colleges, I returned to Scarborough Sixth Form College in 2007 , and became Principal last year. I am determined to do what I can to help Graham School become the best it can be for the community it serves.

Mr Gerry Swain

I grew up and was educated in Scarborough and attended Leeds University. I taught English and Drama in Yorkshire schools for about 20 years and was a local authority adviser / inspector in Barnsley and Gloucestershire. For the last ten years of my work, I was regional and then national director for English in the National Strategies and I retired in 2011. We moved back to Scarborough to live in 2017. I work with various school improvement projects voluntarily and am dedicated to supporting Graham School in its efforts to become a great school.

Mr Richard Benstead – Vice Chair

Richard Benstead is currently Programme Director for the North Yorkshire Coast Opportunity Area Programme. This Department of Education funded programme will invest in the area and address existing barriers to social mobility.

Previously, Richard was Head of Youth Policy at the Cabinet Office and Dept for Culture, Media and Sport, as well as a management consultant at KPMG. In this role at KPMG, he led a range of projects and programmes in central and local government and the NHS. 

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