More about Howard

First and foremost Howard is Cumbria, born and bred so he knows this patch very well.  He is passionate about education and in particular Physical education in Cumbria


  • Howard has worked in Cumbrian schools as a teacher for 9 years (both in Secondary and Primary schools)
  • He was a Deputy Headteacher for 4 years and a Headteacher for 19 years all based in Cumbrian schools.
  • He was Cumbria’s Adviser for PE and Primary Schools and PE specialism for 7 years
  • For 8 years Howard worked as an Ofsted Associate Inspector for PE
  • He has also worked as an external consultant for the Youth Sport Trust and Association for Physical Education in advisory and inspection roles completing national survey work on their behalf
  • Finally, Howard worked over a 3 year period for the DfE on the programme designating and re-designating Specialist Sports Colleges.

Voluntary Roles

Howard was a ‘Games maker’ for the London 2012 Olympics And later this summer he is going to be a ‘Clyde-Sider’ for forthcoming Commonwealth Games Education representative on Board of England Gymnastics Head of Delegation to World School Games for Gymnastics on 5 occasions


Rugby & Gymnastics (Ex-Wigton RUFC player)- but all sport Walking Reading Travel


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