Cath lives locally and trained as a registered general nurse at Torbay Hospital 27 years ago. She has worked in various posts both in the hospital and the community. Cath also has a background in education, when she worked part-time as a learning support assistant at a local primary school, while district nursing. In more recent years, she completed a degree in public health nursing and currently works as a Health Visitor locally. She also works part-time as a nurse for the ‘out of hours’ service. Cath has three teenage children and her son attends Devon Studio School. She is passionate about the ethos, values and future development of the school. As a parent governor, she looks forward to using her experience in health, social care and education, to support the ongoing development of this innovative studio school.