Leeds West Academy


Donna Hobson

Staff Elected - Support

Term of Office: 25/01/2017 – 25/01/2020

Own Interests: Employee of White Rose Academies Trust at Leeds West Academy

Interests of Family Members: None

Donna is the Support Staff governor at Leeds West Academy.  Donna has close ties with the wider school community as she has lived in Bramley most of her life.

Donna has worked for Leeds West Academy for 8 years, starting as a Teaching Assistant with Year 7s and then completing her Higher Level Teaching Assistant Qualification.  Donna is now the Assistant SENCO and SEN Administrator, supporting both Teaching Staff and Students.  Donna is also involved with the transition of Year 6 students coming to Leeds West Academy.

Donna is married with two children, a daughter who is finishing her degree in nursing and a son that attends Leeds West Academy. 

Donna has a passion for children’s learning and wants to promote “every child matters” no matter of their ability, background or previous experience within education.