Chair of Trustees
Becky is currently the Headteacher of Harewood Nursery School in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, one of only three maintained nursery schools in the Wakefield LA. She is Acting Chair of Directors of Waterton Academy Trust, where she is director for Early Years and also for SEND. Becky is also Chair of Trustees for the newly formed Waterton Academy Trust Pre School organisation. Previously Becky worked for the LA as an advisor for SEND in the early years. Her passion for early years extends to the national arena where she operates as a Trustee for the British Association of Early Childhood Education. Becky has been teacher in charge of a resourced provision for children with autism and has taught in mainstream schools in KS 1 and EYFS in both nursery and reception. Becky has been involved in school governance for 20 years, has held positions on 5 governing bodies, including 4 years as chair of Governors and is now vice Chair of Governors at an outstanding infant and nursery school that her youngest of 3 children attends. She is also a member of the LA’s school’s forum representing early years.
Becky is keen to continue to be an integral part of the Waterton Trust and enjoys contributing to the dynamic and varied discussions which shape the strategic vision for and direction of the trust. As an educator she places the children and their families at the heart of all she does and cares deeply for the staff that work hard to ensure that Waterton is a fantastic place to learn, thrive and reach for the stars!