Youth Challenge Local Governing Body
Chair of Governors
Mark is a consultant with significant experience in the education sector.
Andrea O’ Callaghan
Andrea is currently Head Teacher at a Bolton Secondary school. She has had extensive experience of working with other schools and agencies across the local authority.
Carolyn is an experienced teacher who specialises in English. She has experienced a number of diverse roles and responsibilities, including: literacy co-coordinator, head of year, learning services leader, assistant headteacher and vice principal responsibilities for curriculum, quality assurance and overview of teaching and learning.
Anthea is a skilled and qualified worker within Children’s Services and has worked with children and young people for the past 16 years. She supports young people into Employment, Education and Training as well as referring onto appropriate agencies.
Lynda is a former English teacher who has amassed a wealth of experience working in both mainstream and special education. Currently, Lynda is semi-retired but also works as a freelance Dyslexia specialist conducting tutoring, Dyslexia and Irlen assessments and bespoke intervention.
Louise has previously served in the armed forces. She is currently a police officer and has been for 18 years, five of which she has spent as a detective constable. Louise currently works within the complex safeguarding unit. This involves working with and supporting children who are exposed to both criminal and sexual exploitation.
Tony is a cybersecurity sales support engineer; he is also a father, step-father and step-grandfather. He has worked in industry across many different roles, including being a Gunner on 2624 Squadron RAF Regiment and serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. He previously enjoyed sports such as skiing and skydiving and currently enjoys kayaking and woodwork.
Youth Challenge LGB Minutes
Primary Local Governing Body meetings
Youth Challenge Attendance at Governor Meetings
Rodger Petch - Resigned 14/06/23