Pen Portrait

Honor Byford
Date of Appointment: 01 May 2017 (4 year term)
Appointed by the Trust


Honor Byford has spent 40 years working in education, initially teaching English and Drama in Humberside. For the majority of her career she worked in West Yorkshire and was Headteacher of Ryburn Valley High School, a large 11-18 comprehensive school near Halifax.

Latterly Honor has served as a Chair of Governors and sat on the North Yorkshire Secondary Improvement Board. She is now looking forward to working with everyone in the Bishop Young community to ensure all students achieve their very best.

In her spare time Honor enjoys keeping fit and watching live music.

Interests Declared:

Bishop Young C of E Academy

Bishops Way
LS14 6NU

Tel: 0113 273 9100
Fax: 0113 273 4216

Registered Office:

Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
LS16 5EA
Registered Company Number: 07705552