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Charlie Watson

Governor

Hello to you, and welcome! What can I tell you in a few words?

I was born and educated in Hull before moving to Newcastle for my degree and teacher training. My working life since then has centred on the North East. I am married to Margaret and we have two sons and two grandchildren. We currently live in north Lincolnshire close to the wonderful Humber Bridge. I am a season ticket holder for Hull City (yes, there are still some left!)

I am passionate about education. Over fifty years of my professional career has been spent in teaching, with half of that time as a Head and Consultant. Currently I am the longest serving Governor at THS and was privileged to act as interim Head here for a term in 2014.

I am a member of several Governor committees including Education, Personnel, Finance and Facilities as well as acting as SEN link Governor at present. I consider my listening skills to be amongst my strengths. I have a basic certificate in Life/Personal Coaching.

I believe THS is a wonderful school where a great team of teachers and support staff are committed to giving children the very best educational experience. THS is a school where every individual is supported, nurtured, developed and encouraged. From earliest years through to Sixth Form we seek to develop well-rounded, secure, mature, responsible, young people who are equipped to become active, intelligent learners and citizens of the future. In short, I like to think that here at THS we grow children and families!

Open Day - Saturday 26 September
Our next Open Day will take place on Saturday 26 September (social distancing measures will be in place). Prospective families are advised to register in advance to receive a personalised appointment slot.