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Governor Profile

Mr R David Ryder

Chair of Governors

I am married with 2 children, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
I am a committed Christian with a lifetime involvement in both Church and School Leadership.
I have 40 years’ experience in Education – 27 years as Headteacher of a Church Primary School together with a wide experience of Governing Body work which included the chairing of the Governing Body of a School for pupils with S.E.N.
A Licenced Lay Minister in the Liverpool Diocese; I am currently attached to St Paul’s Goose Green and St James with St Thomas Poolstock. I regularly lead and preach at Church Services and have a special involvement in the ministries of Wholeness and Healing, Baptism and Bereavement.
My other interests include social dancing and D.J. work for charitable causes, caravan holidays and supporting the ‘Warriors’ and the ‘Latics’.