Local Governing Body

A Governing Body is in place at Lincoln Minster School which reviews local issues and meets with the Principal and other staff as necessary. The Chair, Mrs Linda Heaver, may be contacted via the School Office.

Mrs Linda Heaver (Chair of Governors)

Linda was a primary school teacher for 30 years and is a retired head teacher of St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Grantham. She is married with two children and one grandchild. Her daughter Bronya was a pupil at Lincoln Minster School from 1992 – 2000 and her husband, Paul, was a Governor during this time. He was instrumental in forming Lincoln Minster School, having been Finance Governor at St Joseph’s. Linda’s experience in education is a powerful guiding resource for the LGB and she is committed to working with everyone to drive the school forward to a bright future.

Dr Anne Jackson

Anne works as Registrar and Secretary at Bishop Grosseteste University, where she is responsible for quality, student administration, data, admissions and recruitment, marketing, governance and legal work, and working with the University Council as University Secretary. She has previously worked at the University of Northampton; Helsinki Theatre Academy, Finland; University of East London; Goldsmiths, University of London; and Royal Holloway, University of London; all in all, she has been working in higher education for about 15 years. In parallel with her career in education administration and management, Anne has held several academic positions as Sessional Lecturer and Music Tutor, teaching musicology and piano playing in universities and FE colleges, and has also worked as a company director, an External Examiner, and Clerk to a School Governing Body. She was originally trained as a pianist and musicologist and now also holds management, teaching and legal qualifications. Anne’s research and publications have covered higher education management studies; education funding systems; quality; widening participation and social justice; change management; reception and cultural history; and analysis of musical recordings. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy; Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce; Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute; and Fellow of the Association of University Administrators.

Dr Karin Crawford

Karin is Director of the Educational Development and Enhancement Unit at the University of Lincoln. She has a professional background in health, social care and education, with her post-graduate studies focussing on educational research and development. Karin is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has published a number of books and articles in her subject area.

Responsibilities: Teaching & Learning, Welfare

Dr Barry Devonald

Barry is a dentist and was in general practice in Lincoln for more than 30 years.  He has served on many local and national health organisations and is currently involved in teaching dentistry in East Africa.  His wife, Beth, is a doctor and she worked in general medical practice and at Lincoln County Hospital.  They have two children.  Their daughter, Briony, was a pupil at St. Joseph’s.

Responsibilities: Health & Safety

Mrs Cordelia McCartney

Biography to follow

Mrs Sally Mundy

Sally has worked at the Lincolnshire Showground for the past 5 years, primarily having responsibility for trade stands at the Lincolnshire Show.  Her involvement with Lincoln Minster School spans 15 years with both of her children attending the school – her son is currently still at the Senior School.  Sally is a former Chair of The Friends of Lincoln Minster School, and was a committee member for 12 years until 2012. Sally is married to Guy.

Responsibilities: Marketing

Mr Terry O’Halloran

Terry retired from his financial planning business in July 2014 after 44 years ‘at the helm’. Both of his children attended St Mary’s preparatory school and Terry, together with his wife Linda, were positive supporters of the school development committee for 13 years. Terry served 34 years on the board of Lincoln Chamber of Commerce including 2 years as its President. He is a Chartered Financial Planner and holds a BSc in Business Administration.

As a writer, speaker and author on how to simplify and understand technical subjects, Terry is well known in financial circles. His background will prove useful to the governance of the school. Terry’s interest areas are in finance and PR/marketing.

Responsibilities: Marketing, finance

Mr Robin Wright

Robin, retired as Director of Sport at the University of Lincoln and was a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Robin, is currently a Consultant with the University’s Estates Department and represents the University on the Brayford Trust Board. He is on the following Boards; Magna Vitae, Lindum Sports Association, and County Commissioner for Lincolnshire Scouts, as well as Vice President of Lincolnshire Cricket Board. In the past Robin has been a member on Sport England’s Research Group, National Sports and Games Committee and Chair & Vice Chair of the Regional Volunteer Sector and a Founder member of the Lincolnshire Sports Partnership.

About Lincoln Minster School
A message from headmaster
Mark Wallace