Kathy Passant has been working in education for the past 39 years.  Her career began as a Law Lecturer in the Midlands and she worked there as a curriculum manager, school liaison manager, student support manager and a counsellor with young people. In 1999 she became a Business Excellence assessor.

She moved from the Midlands in 2000 with her husband and two children and took her first role as a senior manager in a large further education college.  Shortly after, she qualified as an Ofsted inspector.  After periods with responsibility for a sixth form with several thousand students, she became Principal of an outstanding college in 2008.  The college continued to improve under her leadership until she retired in 2013.

Kathy has continued her work with Ofsted and regularly inspects Leadership and Management and Teaching and Learning in Further Education and Sixth Form Colleges and Academies

Kathy has been a governor of a secondary schools since 1980, and became a governor of Tarleton High School in 2008, resigning in 2017 in order to take a role in the Endeavour Learning Trust.  Until it was closed, Kathy was a governor at KGV Sixth Form College and is now a new governor at Southport College.



George is an experienced educationalist. Identified by Ofsted as an exceptional Headteacher, he created an outstanding Language College, a Department for Education (DfE) Training School and Leading Edge School. For over a decade, he successfully combined Headship with the role of Ofsted Inspector.

George actively supported the DfE in the development and expansion of the Training Schools programme and has substantial management and leadership experience; a Mentor for Academy Principals on the SSAT Academy Leadership Programme and a number of National College appointments, including the role of Trainer and Assessor on the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) and the Headteacher 'Consultant Leaders Programme'.

George is currently a specialist Education Adviser working with the DfE National Sponsors Unit (NSU) and the DfE academies and free school programmes. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.



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Members of Endeavour Learning Trust
Name Type Date of Apppointment
Mrs Kathy Passant Member 15.11.2011
Mr George Lloyd Member 2.5.2017
Mrs Helen Dicker Member 15.11.2011
Mr Richard Sachs Member 15.11.2011
Vacancy Member  


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