Derek Darlington (Chair) - Derek is a retired teacher who worked in a Liverpool school with over 40 years experience in education.
Gary Evans (Principal) - Gary went to school and college in Knowsley. He studied French Studies and his PGCE at Portsmouth University. He then lived and taught in France. He has worked in 4 schools in the North West since 1996 as a teacher of Languages, Head of Year, Head of Department, Assistant Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher.
Rachael Smith – Rachael has lived and worked in Knowsley all her life. She has been supporting local unemployed people to find work for the past 17 years.
David Hughes - David is a Costs Lawyer who was born, raised and educated locally. David has more than 12 years’ experience working for large law firms at home and abroad and is a committed CSR champion, trying to promote greater collaboration between local businesses and schools. Prior to becoming a co-opted Governor at Halewood Academy, David ran DWF Liverpool’s award-winning 5 STAR Futures programme for 3 years, a programme which focused on pupil aspiration and ‘aiming high’.
Graham Tubey - An ex award winning Chair of Governors at Plantation Primary. Graham has worked at Jaguar Land Rover for 9 years as a Production Leader, having spent the majority of his working life working in the private and charitable employment sectors.
Leanne Connolly - Leanne is a mum of 2 children who attend Halewood Academy and a local school. She feels like she can be a voice for the parents of the school and is looking forward to help organise many activities in the school for the children.
Catherine Roe - Catherine is currently a full time mum to three children and part-time treasurer for a local church. Originally from a science background but more recently working in schools as a Teaching Assistant with experience from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 5/ A level.
Cecelia Costello - Cecilia began teaching at Halewood in 2006. Cecilia enjoys teaching mathematics, as well as music. In her spare time, she performs with a 17 piece jazz ensemble The Halcyon Syncopators, an off-shoot from her family run music organisation of 35 years, CPC Music.
Fran Campbell - Fran has lived and worked in Knowsley all her life. For over 20 years she has been at Halewood supporting students who have experienced difficulties in their lives.
If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors, contact can be made through the school office. Please clearly mark your letter or email with 'For the attention of the Chair of Governors'
If you would like to discuss becoming a Governor of our school, please click the link below to visit the Wade Deacon Trust website and complete the online form.