Ashbourne Hilltop
Primary and Nursery School

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John Leicester Vice Chair

Retired from the post of National Education Coordinator, Barnardo’s Children’s Services in 2010 after 30+ years service. A qualified teacher and social worker, with a background in special education, recognising the unique worth of every individual and the importance of ensuring their engagement in the education process. I joined the Ashbourne Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group in 2013 as previous experiences had seen the damage done to children and their families by the lack of a coordinated plan for education facilities in new developments, I joined Hilltop Governors to help progress primary education within the town.

Responsibility for: Maths, PE, Art, Design & Technology