Lepton C.E. (VC) Junior, Infant & Nursery School

Station Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 0DE

01484 600384


John Hirst


Role: Co-opted Governor.  Chairman of Standards & Effectiveness Committee and Training Governor. I was first elected as a Governor in July 2011.

Personal Portrait:

Retired Sales & Marketing Manager.  Director, Huddersfield Town Centre Partnership Ltd.  Former (2008-2015) Lepton Ward Councillor, Kirkburton Parish Council.  Chairman, Lepton Community Link.  Final Chairman of Trustees, Lepton Welfare Charities (Now closed).

I was invited to join the Board of Governors of Lepton C of E due to my involvement in work for the local community.  As a resident of Lepton, I believe passionately in local issues.  I know that Lepton C of E is an incredible school with an excellent ethos and work ethic.  All involved work tirelessly to improve standards and progress.


Governorship, Chairmanship, Safer Recruitment, IT Safety, Being a Church School Governor, S.I.A.M.S. Inspection and Data Understanding.  Plus; An Inspector Calls, Understanding Ofsted and HMI Inspection.

I was also one of the representative of Governors' on the last Ofsted, S.I.A.M.S. HMI and Ofsted inspections. 

Monitoring visits: include Literacy, quality assuring Monitoring Systems, Pupil Premium, PE, Appraisal and Developing the SLT/ Training of Staff and CPD.