Trustees

Dr Linda Steynor – Chair
Dr Linda Steynor – Chair
Linda is the Chair of Governors, Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form, and Chair of the Thorpe St Andrew Educational Partnership. She is a linguist by training, with an interest in linguistics and semantics. Her professional background is in strategic governance and school leadership.
Mr Ian Clayton MBE – Chief Executive Officer
Mr Ian Clayton MBE – Chief Executive Officer
Ian is the Principal of Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form and Chief Executive Officer of The Yare Education Trust.

Mrs Elizabeth Cameron
Mrs Elizabeth Cameron
Elizabeth was a respected J P on the Norwich Magistrates Bench for many years, has served as a Church Warden at Strumpshaw Parish Church and has been a valued Governor on Thorpe St Andrew School’s Governing Body from 1988 to 2014 when she felt she should retire as a Governor. She had four sons go through the High School following their years in a Partnership School. Elizabeth remains a very experienced and wise person as well as a staunch supporter of The Yare Education Trust.
Mr Peter Harwood
Mr Peter Harwood
Peter is a retired Electronic Design Engineer and currently holds a post as an Independent Foster Panel Chair, and is also a Governor at Dussindale Primary School.
Mr Peter Lamble
Mr Peter Lamble
Peter is a qualified Accountant, National Leader of Governance and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Start-rite Shoes. He is also the Chair of Governors at Hillside Avenue Primary and Nursery School.
Mr Paul Tacon
Mr Paul Tacon
Paul has over 30 years’ experience in the Life and Pensions industry and is currently the Chair of Governors at Hemblington Primary School.