Jo became Chair of Governors in 2017 having been associated with The Dixie Grammar School since 1995 as her three children attended here before studying at the universities of Cambridge, Bristol and Cardiff.

Jo has a Bachelor of Education degree from Westminster College, Oxford and the National Professional Qualification of Headship. She has taught children across the primary and secondary age ranges, enjoyed being a Head Teacher and concluded her educational career as an advisor in Nottingham City before retiring in 2020.

In helping today’s Dixie family Jo acknowledges the qualities the school developed in her children, in particular resilience and commitment, alongside academic success.