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Full Name  : 
Alan Peter Hayton
Date of Birth: 01/04/59  Status :
Married, 2 Daughters
Peter was born in Preston, Lancashire. After attending the local Primary school in Lea, Peter attended Ashton-on-Ribble High school, where he sat his O'Levels.

During his time at the school he developed an interest in fell walking, Youth Hostelling and Rugby Union and his main extra curricular activities being music where he became an accomplished Bass player, playing in the Lancashire Schools Big Band for a number of years.

After leaving Ashton in 1975, Peter continued the family tradition and went to Lancaster Royal Grammar School to study for his A levels in the Sciences. Peter continued and developed his Rugby at LRGS.

Career History :

Courtaulds Management Trainee 1978-80
Carrington Viyella Fabrics Fabric Technologist 1984-89
Smith & Nephew Technical  Projects, Production & Development Manager 1989-99
Hessle High School ICT Teacher 2000-06
Danum Academy Head of ICT 2006-15
Rapid Pass Driving School Self employed driving instructor 2015-16
Principal Education Supply teacher 2016 -
Hobbies, Interests & other information
Elected as the Universities Athletic Association President in 1982, chairing the organisation which ran all the universities sports clubs as well as representing the University on National Sporting bodies.
  • Gardening and DIY
  • Member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists
  • Chairman – Little Weighton Playing Fields Association - 2003-6
  • School Governor – Skidby C of E Primary School (2001-4)
  • Vice Chair - Rowley Parish Council - 2002-5 & 2012 – present       
  • Rugby Union, played for Preston Grasshopper's (1977-84,86-89 Vale of Lune (1984-85) and Burnley (formerly Calder Vale, 1990-1994).


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