Alan Teece

Alan Teece
Alan Teece

Q. What do you enjoy about being a governor of Sidcot?

A. Having the opportunity to use the knowledge from my career in education and technology to benefit the school.


 Q. What do you do in your everyday life?

A. I have spent my career in technology having started on the Graduate scheme for ICL (now Fujitsu) some 35 years ago. I have led the education businesses of Logica and Serco and had my own assessment business that was bought by the AQA. I know work as a management consultant currently for the Morrisby careers organisation.


 Q. What's most important to you about being a governor? 

A. An opportunity to serve, listen and grow.


 Q. What are you curious about?

A. Gravity – just how does it work at particle level and whether the Universe will expand or contract.  More short-term I am curious to see if the world properly grasps climate change.


 Q. What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?

A. Never give up trying even if the odds are slim.


 Q. What surprises you about Sidcot?

A. How diverse the provision is.


 Q. Do you think you'd enjoy being a pupil at Sidcot? And if so, why?

A. Yes not least because I love all things out-doors.


 Q. What does Quakerism mean to you?

A.  Standing for what is right even if not popular. Quiet and reflection.


 Q. If you had one word to sum up Sidcot School, what would it be?

A. Inclusive