I have been a governor at Cross Gates Primary for 9 years. I have 2 children who attended the school and are now in high school. As a child myself I attended Cross Gates Primary many years ago and I feel that it has always been the heart of the community. I always wanted the best for my children and after visiting the school in 2007 when I was choosing a nursery for my eldest, I always loved the family ethos environment and the wealth of experience the teachers and support staff have to offer. Outside of school, I work for First Direct in the Resource and Planning team. My children's football interests keep my very busy as they are both members of local teams and we have season tickets at Elland road.