Dame Yasmin Bevan has been the headteacher of Denbigh High School since 1991. She became Executive Principal and headteacher of Denbigh High School and Challney High School for Boys, both in Luton, following their federation in 2008. The schools are currently deemed to be outstanding by Ofsted and Challney High School for Boys was designated a Teaching School in September 2011.
Dame Yasmin has previously contributed to policy development through the Expert Group on Assessment and the Practitioners Group on School Behaviour and Attendance and has chaired the Department for Education’s Secondary Heads Reference Group since March 2010. She was made a DBE for services to education in 2007.