John Thorne | Chair of Finance & Resources

Born and educated in Leeds at three schools (now all closed!) then at Bretton Hall College (also closed).

Professional stage actor, writer and director.

Producer and director in educational television.

Master’s degree in Education Management.

Over 40 years in educational practice, including managing the further education service for a local authority before retirement.

Governor and Chair of Finance in two Leeds schools and active member of the Leeds Schools’ Forum.

Governor at Priesthorpe School for 8 years.

Full Name John Thorne
Date Appointment 01/07/2017
Category of Governor Local Authority
Appointed by Appointed by local authority

Finance & Resources

Student Standards Community Committee

Declarations of Interest Governor at Southroyd Primary & Children Centre

Chair at the Leeds Schools Forum

Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2017/18 – 3/4
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings  


Finance – 3/3

Student standards – 2/3

Date of Resignation N/A