Our Proprietor


School for Inspiring Talents is owned by Life Chance Education Ltd
a limited company Registered in England: Company Number: 9768252
Upper West Wing Offices, Hannahs at Seale Hayne, Howton Lane, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6NQ


Our Directors

Mark Escott – CEO, Life Chance Education Ltd

Mark has been described as an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled Practitioner, Consultant, Teacher and Leader. Mark has worked in a wide range of different settings with young people over the last 25 years in Youth Services, Social Care, Drugs and Alcohol Services, an NHS CAMHS team and in both Primary and Secondary Education. Since 2002 a large part of Mark’s work has been working independently with schools and colleges to build capacity in teaching and learning by meeting the needs of the most vulnerable students. He has also delivered presentations and seminars to multi-professional audiences in the public and private sectors on a number of topics including Behaviour Management, Emotional Intelligence, Neuroscience, Communication Skills, and Leadership. Mark’s most recent role before joining SfIT and LCE was as an Advisory Teacher in a behaviour support team.

Judith Johnson – Director, Life Chance Education Ltd

Judith has had a successful career in local government leadership, education and teaching, specialising in services for schools, children and young people to provide a range of consultancy and training services for local authorities, service and senior leaders in schools and academies. She has extensive experience as a Local Authority senior leader working in several different Councils. In addition to her leadership and teaching experience across middle, secondary and special school sectors. Judith has previously been a director of a Connexions company and an Ofsted inspector with Primary, Secondary and SEN accreditation. She is adept at assessing challenging situations, establishing relationships, problem solving and moving matters along.
For further detail see (www.jj-education-services.co.uk)


Rob Gasson – Director, Life Chance Education Ltd

Rob became a director of Life Chance Education in January 2017. He is also the CEO & Executive Principal of Acorn Academy Cornwall a MAT made up of 7 APA’s that provide alternative provision in Cornwall. Rob has worked in education for over 25 years. The last 14 as a Principal, with a Master’s Degree in Economics and Education Management. He has worked extensively with pupils who exhibit challenging behaviour and those who are unable to access school due to their health. He has contributed to a number of policy groups both regionally and nationally in this area and he is a passionate advocate of inclusion, and a proud father of two.