Chetwynde School

Chetwynde School, Croslands, Rating Lane, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13 0NY

Chetwynde School

Respect, Responsibility, Resilience

  1. About Chetwynde
  2. Governance
  3. Mrs Sue Hannan

Mrs Sue Hannan


Sue currently works as Assistant Principal at Furness College which includes Barrow 6th Form College. She has a range of experience including Safeguarding Lead and is currently our Safeguarding Link Trustee. Sue joined Barrow 6th Form in 1996 and has taught A level, GCSE, 14-19 Diplomas, Cambridge Technicals, EPQ, OCR Nationals and even General Studies. Over her career, Sue has had a variety of roles in Further Education and has experience in leadership, pastoral provision, safeguarding, Ofsted, admissions and teaching & learning. Due to her experience in the merger of the two colleges, she is also experienced in the management of change.

Sue joined the board in 2017, serving as Vice-Chair from 2019 and becoming Co-Chair of Trustees in July 2020.

Sue is from Barrow, educated locally and worked initially as a Registered Nurse for the NHS prior to working in Occupational Health. A career change led to education and her current Executive Leadership position at the college.