Mr C Baines – Headteacher
Mr Baines was appointed Headteacher of Howden-le-Wear Primary School in January 2011. He graduated from Lancaster University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in Primary Education (QTS) and completed his National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) in 2004. Mr Baines has held a number of leadership positions across two Local Authorities in the North East of England and this is his first Headship.
Mr Baines has worked with Durham Local Authority to provide school to school support to other school leaders in Durham.
Mr Baines has no other relevant business interests and pecuniary interests that impact on his role as a governor.