Mrs Catherine (Kate) Abbott

BA Chair of the Education Committee

Date appointed: September 2001

Kate is a former parent as well as a Governor, her daughter attended the school from reception and was in the first cohort who took GCSEs, and her son was a Chorister at the School.

Kate has recently retired after 10 years as the Head Teacher of Great Barr School in Birmingham, a very large state comprehensive. Her expertise lies in Leadership Development, Monitoring and Evaluation Procedures and Assessment for Learning.

Kate is currently working with the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) advising governing bodies on leadership matters.

Lichfield Cathedral School by Numbers

158 Lightbulbs in the Palace
16 School trips per term
100 GCSE pass rate %
4 Head Boys & Girls