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Holmleigh Park High School

Pam Howes


It is with great regret that we have to inform you that Ms Howes passed away yesterday evening. 

Pam Howes joined the school in 2000 and has been a rock at the foundation of our community ever since. She was well-respected as a Maths teacher, but it’s perhaps for her incredible pastoral care that she will be best remembered. As Head of Westgate House, she has worked with thousands of pupils, who will remember fondly her cheerful optimism, her limitless kindness, and her unfailing ability to see the good in everyone.

There are no words to express how badly we will miss her.

We have opened a Book of Condolences for our Holmleigh Park family to sign below. In time, we will write to you again with details of how we intend to remember Pam as a school. 

For now, we ask that you respect Ms Howes' family’s wish for privacy, particularly in these uncertain times.

Our thoughts and prayers at HP are with Pam’s family - especially her two sons, who meant the world to her - and with you and your families.



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  • Patrick Farmbrough 1 year ago
    Pam, we are so heartbroken to lose you. You have been - and will always remain in our hearts as - a huge part of what makes our school so special. Rest in Peace.
  • Ollie Baxter-Smith 1 year ago
    Pam, it was an absolute pleasure to know you, always a massive smile on your face and happy to help! You will be so missed.. Rest in Peace.
  • Emma Hammond 1 year ago
    Pam, I'm so sad to hear the news. You were always such a happy, positive presence at Beaufort/HP - in our RP meetings, having a chat on duty or just in passing, you were always so lovely and kind. You will be very missed.
  • Connor Thompson 1 year ago
    Pam, you were an amazing colleague but above all an amazing friend. Your support for staff and students was truly inspirational and school will not be the same. Rest in Peace.
  • Catherine Marsden-Green 1 year ago
    With huge sadness I will remember you dressed as the Mad Hatter, a plate of cakes in your hand, and with that huge smile. In sorrow Catherine MG
  • Andy Park 1 year ago
    Dear Mike and Richard My deepest sympathies and you are all very much in our thoughts at this extremely sad time. We will miss Pam not only as a true professional and hard working colleague but also as a real friend who saw the best in everybody and always made us smile and laugh.
  • Salika Guennec 1 year ago
    I am very sad to hear the news. Pam you were a very kind and caring person who always had a smile on your face. I will remember your generosity. The students will miss you deeply and we will all treasure the memories we have of you. Rest in Peace Pam.
  • Charlotte Adams 1 year ago
    I'm deeply saddened to hear the news. Pam was an amazing person. Extremely kind, funny and caring. Was loved by teachers and students alike. I have thoroughly enjoyed working close with her over the last two years and our funny emails to one another. Pam had lots of wonderful words of wisdom when I started my pastoral journey at HP and I will never forget how much she helped me. She truly is an inspiration. My thoughts go to her family at such a difficult time xx
  • Craig Buckenham 1 year ago
    I count myself lucky to have been able to call Pam a friend. Possibly of the kindest and most caring person I have ever known. Never a bad word to say about anyone and always looking for the good in anyone she met. Always happy to help, smiling and cheerful whatever the circumstances, the ray of sunshine on a gloomy day. She will remain long in the hearts of all of us who had the privilege of knowing her.
  • Javinia Harris 1 year ago
    Pam was a star in our school. Her fantastic sense of humour, warmth and genuine kindness means she will be sadly missed, but never forgotten. Grateful for all of the smiles and memories. RIP. X
  • Lynne Campbell 1 year ago
    This is definitely not what I thought I would be doing today. Such sad news and so unexpected. You will always be a huge part of the school, we all have such fond memories of you and your antics. I loved supporting in your lessons because you always went out of your way for the children. You’re wicked sense of humour will be sorely missed. My sincerest condolences to your family at this devastating time. RIP Pam
  • James Gumbrell 1 year ago
    My deepest condolences to the boys and to the rest of the family. It was an absolute privilege to know and work alongside Pam for 20 years. A truly kind, caring and generous soul towards staff as well as students and I shall miss her greatly. Rest in peace, Pam.
  • Gemma Tanner 1 year ago
    I am deeply saddened to hear this news. Pam, your smile and your beautiful personality would always light up a room. Your kindness and fantastic sense of humour will be missed by both staff and students. Rest in Peace.
  • Tiffany Furleger 1 year ago
    It is a difficult day for the school community hearing the news about Pam. She was popular, genuine and an excellent teacher. I remember, at a time before I knew her better, she came to school with a bouquet of flowers for me because she knew I’d had a bad day the day before and this really shows the kind and supportive nature she had. My thought are with her family. RIP Pam x
  • John Kavanagh 1 year ago
    Pam was always supportive and made time to ask me how I was, no matter how her day was going. She was funny, kind and always positive. I really enjoyed my time sharing a tutor group with her and I know the students will miss her dearly. I just want to thank her for all the positive memories. My thoughts are with her family at this difficult time.
  • Amanda Screen 1 year ago
    Pam was a true friend from the moment I walked into Beaufort she made me laugh, whether it be just her fabulous sense of humour or her passing comments in the corridors . She is and will be always remembered in school as the mummy of the department, no matter what was going on she would listen and not make judgement. I hope wherever you are there is a good glass of wine. Rest in Peace x
  • Kinza Barrett 1 year ago
    Pam was an integral part of our Maths department. A fantastic teacher who took pride in everything she did, her students knew she cared and she went above and beyond for them. Pam overflowed with positivity, kindness and laughter, she went out of her way to look out for all of us in the team. Her absence will be keenly felt, but her legacy will live on. My prayers are with her two sons, she talked about you both with such joy and love and always a huge smile, I am deeply sorry for your loss xx
  • Sarah Tomlin 1 year ago
    Pam always had a smile for everyone and was so giving of her time. We would always know when Comic Relief or Children in Need was coming up because we would receive an email asking for donations for the raffle. Pam's approach to this, that tickets didn't cost much to enable all pupils to take part, summed up her kindness and generous spirit. The joy Pam created in school will be missed. Rest in Peace.
  • Gail Wayman 1 year ago
    Pam you were always such a positive presence around the school - you always thought of others first and you could always be counted on to dress up for charity! We were always bumping into each other outside of school in strange places - even in Cornwall! You touched the lives of a lot of people who will miss you dearly. My thoughts are with your family at this difficult time x
  • Jayne Sinden 1 year ago
    A beautiful soul, who will be missed by so many. Always there with a smile on your face and happy to help or offer guidance. My thoughts are with your family. Rest in peace. Xx
  • Tommy O'Gallagher 1 year ago
    Pam, you were a radiator. You gave out warmth, kindness and generosity, and everyone wanted to be around you. You never had a bad word to say about anyone and I never heard a bad word said about you. Very few special people achieve this. You will be sorely missed.
  • Danielle 1 year ago
    Rest In Perfect Peace Ms Howes. You will be greatly missedXx
  • Greg Masters 1 year ago
    My deepest condolences to Pam's family. My thoughts are very much with you. Pam was my Head of House when I joined Beaufort and it was an absolute pleasure working for her. She always brought a smile to my face and made sure I was getting on OK during my first year. Never a bad word about anything! I will always be indebted to her for her support and sense of humour. A great loss to our community, a much loved member of staff and you will be greatly missed by staff, students and me.
  • Diana Waters 1 year ago
    Pam, the friendly,cheerful, generous,whacky,tender hearted lady with a wicked sense of humour and a twinkle in her eye.She had time for everyone, able to see through the hype with a well placed word and always looking out for the underdog, she gathered and protected the vulnerable, she was at breakfast club,on playground duty and where students could seek her out.Their stability in a sometimes unkind world. Her pastoral nature, hard work, her sense of fun and honest disrespect when needed, her priority was always people, she will be missed beyond words.Pam was always the first to join in or initiate fun or to collect for the homeless, or the youngster undergoing cancer treatment. How cruel to have life cut short when there was so much she was looking forward to, a proud mum always and first. Her sunny nature and genuine care will be truly missed. Di Waters.
  • Alice Weavill 1 year ago
    Pam, you were always there with a kind word or a laugh. Your kindness, generosity and fantastic fancy dress costumes will always be remembered. Thank you all the support and kindness that you showed me and many others. You will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with your family. Rest in peace. X
  • Christoper Ogden 1 year ago
    Incredibly kind, caring and thoughtful. I always appreciated the messages wishing me well and the generous gifts to my daughter. You made me feel welcome when I first started working with you and became a friend. x
  • Ben Parnell 1 year ago
    Pam, someone who lived out our values day in day out. She will be a huge professional loss but on a personal level I will miss dropping into her classes and seeing her giving 100 for children day in day out. We lost one of our Greenshaw family members yesterday but she will live on in our memories. Love and wishes to her sons.
  • Rhianna lee 1 year ago
    I’m absolutely heart broken, ms Howes was an absolute laugh also my maths teacher throughout the time I started school. She was loved by all students. My heart goes out for her sons who she loved dearly
  • Zach Woods 1 year ago
    Ms.Howes you taught me in year 7 and then again in year 11. You are such an amazing woman and you will be greatly missed. Thankyou for everything you’ve done for me in the last 5 years. I can’t believe it. I hope you are safe up there. I want to say thankyou to her family members for having such a caring family member in their family. Best wishes
  • Nicole 1 year ago
    Rest in peace Miss Howes, my tutor for 2 years and head of house for 5, always smiling and a happy face around the school. She will be greatly missed
  • Eva Kanonik 1 year ago
    I didn’t get a chance to say thank you for helping me pass maths when it came to my resit. You were the first person I met when joining secondary school and I’ll forever be grateful for everything you did for me. Thank you for being apart of my journey, Miss. Sleep tight x
  • Ellie Hook 1 year ago
    Thank you for making maths as enjoyable as you could for the 6th form resits, R.I.P x
  • Lewis Cussell 1 year ago
    Thanks for all the help you gave me in the first year of Beaufort carrying on until the day we left. You were always so supportive. You will be greatly missed by all.
  • Rhia Llewellyn 1 year ago
    It was a privilege to know Pam, as both a student and staff member. Also an amazing Head of House, west will always be best. She was so so thoughtful and her smile was so infectious. The world has lost an incredible and inspirational person. RIP Pam, sleep well Miss Howes. Thoughts are with your family x
  • anya bassett/powell 1 year ago
    rest in peace Ms Howse, i know you’ll be looking down at each and every student and teacher at holmleigh park making sure we take the kind path. you always had the biggest and brightest smile on your face and you always had the kindest heart. i’m sure everyone at holmleigh park will continue to spread your love and positivity and remember you. your legacy will live on in hundreds of lives and the world will always be a better place because of you xx
  • Catherine Howells 1 year ago
    Miss Howes was my teacher at the start of year 7. She was the nicest, caring teacher I had in school. I will miss you Mrs Howes x Eleanor Dearsley. Miss Howes you were a good tutor and you were a very kind teacher. James Dearsley
  • Coral 1 year ago
    She was the only person who was always there for me, the only one i could talk to. We would tell eachother everything thats happened in our lives ,good and bad. I don't think my life will ever be the same without her. She wasn't just my teacher, she was my best friend. Rest in peace x
  • Sharughan 1 year ago
    Ms Howes. You were one of the most funniest, caring and kindest teachers in the school and it's extremely heart breaking to hear this. Thank you very much for everything you have done for me and my friends over the past years. We will miss you so much. Rest in Peace.
  • Charlie Rowlands 1 year ago
    Rest in Peace Ms Howse. A huge part of what makes this school so special and she will be remembered x
  • Marco Crampin 1 year ago
    Ms Howes was my tutor in yr7 and she had carried on supporting me. She was kind and caring and always had time for me. I will really miss Ms Howes. I will always remember her x
  • Cheyenne 1 year ago
    rest in peace ms. Howes, she was an amazing women and will be missed, thoughts are with your family🕊x
  • Lisa Goodge 1 year ago
    Very sadden to hear this news today. You were an amazing support to one of my children and nothing was ever too much trouble and for that I am truly grateful.You were a teacher that will be so sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers to your family at this time xxx
  • Kate Reeks 1 year ago
    Pam, a loving and king person through and through. Always a kind word of support for anyone who needed it. Your presence will be greatly missed around school. Rest In Peace
  • Tyler Maslen 1 year ago
    loss beyond words at this did so much for not only me but everyone who was lucky enough to be in your presence. things just won’t be the same. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family and we will forever miss you! x
  • Rebecca Joyner 1 year ago
    Ms Howes was my maths teacher, she always used to have a smile on her face every time I would see her. She would be truly missed by lots of students you were kind to everyone. You would be truly remembered by a lot of people rest in peace xx
  • Taylor 1 year ago
    Ms Howes your were a great teacher, you will be sadly missed! Xx
  • Kalem Margrett 1 year ago
    Mrs howes. You taught me maths in year 8 , teaching me a lot of life skills to succeed in life. During the whole 5 year knowing you, you was always kind and generous to me. Always helping me when I needed the help. Making jokes to become memories in dear time. R.I.P Mrs x
  • Alicia drew 1 year ago
    RIP ms howes . You was always there for me when I was in a bad way . Thoughts go out to your family ❤️X
  • Kameron Hinchcliffe 1 year ago
    She only taught me a few times but i knew she took pride in every class she taught, she cared for the students she taught and the ones she didn’t, she will forever be missed and remembered.
  • precious 1 year ago
    R.I.P ms howes💔fly high🕊
  • Lucy Adams 1 year ago
    Ms Howes was the most incredible, kind and caring teacher, everything she did was with a good heart. My deepest condolences to her family at this time. Rest in peace, you will be truly missed. X
  • Lin Harrison 1 year ago
    Pam, always smiling, always cheerful, kindness radiated from you, you never said a bad word about anybody. It has been a real pleasure to know you and work with you. You will be greatly missed and my thoughts are with your family x
  • Mackenzie 1 year ago
    R.I.P Ms Howes. Thought me when in sixth form. Thank you for all your time back then you thought me a lot. you will truly be missed. ❤️
  • Julie Jones 1 year ago
    Pam you will be greatly missed You always had a kind word for everyone and a great sense of humor. My thoughts are with your family and friends.
  • Erin 1 year ago
    rest in peace miss Howes you are loved and will be missed. Such a kind and caring person and always put a smile on everyone’s faces🥺🥺💕We’re always there for me
  • Reilly Cornwall 1 year ago
    Fantastic woman, so patient and kind and willing to help everyone. You'll be sorely missed x
  • Layla meadows 1 year ago
    After being taught by Ms Howes for several she taught me so many new things , I’m in great devastation as she was such a loving and caring person, she always had a simile on her face no matter and I’m truly heartbroken to hear this news i send my love to her family and friends.RIP Ms Howes you will be missed by everyone dearly and you will be always remembered xxx
  • Miss Pritchard 1 year ago
    Such heartbreaking news, You were a fantastic teacher to my son because of your hard work, patience and determination you got him to fall in love with math again, He has always spoken so highly of you. My thoughts are with your family and colleagues at this difficult time Xx
  • Katie Hawkins 1 year ago
    This is so sad to hear. You will be missed dearly. You were such a great part of Beaufort Community School and Beaufort Co-operative Academy. I remember when you came into Matalan when I worked there and you got served at my Till and remembered me straight away, as long with my sister Hannah. You were one of the best teachers and taught so many people. May you be at rest Pam Howes. Sending love and hugs to family and friends❤️ Fly high 👼🏼
  • Jessica Prout 1 year ago
    Ms Howes taught me and a small group one on one maths for 2 years, never gave up on any student and always saw the best in everyone.. Rest in peace x
  • Nicki McRae 1 year ago
    I will miss you my friend. You were a pillar of the school throughout your years at Beaufort and HP. You were my pillar. You held us all up when we were falling and supported us when ever we needed it. Such a radiant personality. My thoughts go to your family at this time. You will be sorely missed.
  • Kim E 1 year ago
    Thank you for always trying to guide me on the right path and thank you for making my time at school just the little bit more easier and always listening to my problems. You were so kind and lovely to me always even when i had been a pain 😣 May you rest in peace xx
  • Becky bowen 1 year ago
    rest in peace miss , you will be missed very ,very much .
  • Andrew Price 1 year ago
    I have no words and can not comprehend this news. So deeply thankful for having met Pam. She truly was a shining light at Beaufort and cared so passionately for the children and staff alike. My introduction to teaching would’ve been much less rich if it hadn’t have been for Pam. Rest in peace.
  • Kenzie Wolfendale 1 year ago
    Ms, you taught me so much when I’m sixth form. You was a fantastic teacher and cared for every single one of us. Even if I was hard to teach you still made time for me. You will truly be missed. Sending condolence to family and friends of Pam Howes. R.I.P
  • Zoe Kingston 1 year ago
    Pam is a huge loss to our school community. She brightened every day with her humour and looked after us all. Pam's selfless and caring nature can be characterised by the many charity events that she organised, many of which she dressed up for. I will remember her as wonder woman because she was. Pam was an outstanding pastoral lead, her commitment to the children in her care was inspirational, I will miss working alongside her terribly. My thoughts are with her family.
  • Kyron 1 year ago
    Ugh where do I start😕I’m just going to say what an amazing teacher and friend of so many people you were. I never knew this news was going to appear out of no Where❤️You are going to be missed by many😇thoughts and prayers go out to all family and friend☹️rest in peace Mrs Howes😇❤️
  • Geri Fanning 1 year ago
    Pam what can I say! You will be truly missed! An amazing lady with an amazing sense of humour, who would always make mother comments and give words of wisdom to me, and make me feel better if I was having a bad day. They have gained a rainbow wherever you are now. RIP xxx
  • Mo 1 year ago
    Very sad news to hear, my son Mo is saddened to hear this and spoke fondly of what at an amazing lovely teacher Ms Howes was, Jim remembers her for always being happy, RIP
  • Nigel 1 year ago
    Absolutely heartbroken.....she was so kind...I am speechless...bless you
  • Ryan 1 year ago
    Ms Howse, you always made me laugh when I was down, your seriously going to be missed fly high ☹️🕊
  • Tina Laing 1 year ago
    There are no words to express the sadness of the passing of someone as special as Pam. she was not just a work colleague to me but a cherished friend. She always knew how to make me smile. She was one of the kindest, nicest and Most generous people I have been privileged to know. She was loved and respected by all who knew her. She adored and was so proud of her boys. My thoughts are with you both at this sad time. Sleep tight Pam ... God bless
  • Ellen Wells 1 year ago
    Mrs Howes was my tutor from year 7 too year 11 and it was great you would never mind going in to tutor in the morning because you always know you could have a laugh with her and she would make jokes back. She was so easy to talk to when ever you had a problem you know you could go to her and she would help you if she could. She was such a great teacher you struggled she was there to help you and not push you to get it done in a rush this always made me feel confidant that i would get it in the end. The best part of being in her tutor was sweety friday it was brilliant. she will be madly missed RIP MRS HOWES 😇😇❤❤
  • Louise Rogers 1 year ago
    Pam was an amazing friend and colleague who I had the privilege of working with over the 10 years I was at Beaufort/HP. She was kind and caring, a ray of sunshine with rarely a bad word for anyone. She was there whenever we needed supporting and cheering up and, to those who knew her well, she was very cheeky and had a wicked sense of humour! My deepest condolences to her sons, and to my friends, my former maths colleagues. RIP Pam x
  • Ellie Upton 1 year ago
    Ms howse was forever the best teacher throughout the school such a kind hearted women. Always around for a chat when needed was blessed to have her as a maths teacher. RIP 🕊😢
  • Poppy Ireland 1 year ago
    Rest in peace Ms Howes🕊❤️ Was only taught by you a few times but you always managed to make me smile and was such a good teacher. You’ll be greatly missed and it’s so sad to say goodbye, rest easy👼🏼💔
  • Charlotte pardoe 1 year ago
    So heartbroken to find this out, she was a kind soul who never failed to make her students laugh n keep a positive friendly classroom, will be missed dearly, my condolences to the friends an family. May you rest in peace ❤️
  • Ryan Godwin 1 year ago
    Miss Howes will be missed lots.You were always happy and always unlocked the gate for us to play football ..we used to have a little joke about you spilling your tea ...You maybe gone but we will always remember you 🕊️
  • Kate Myers 1 year ago
    Pam, such a cheerful person at the heart of the school, you inspired students and staff to do better and to be better. You were always so kind and friendly towards everyone. Your ability to make people smile was legendary. The care and diligence that you taught your lessons with was impressive and the students of HP will be poorer for you no longer being there. Very sad that you leave behind family and friends who will all miss your laugh and ability to spread happiness. Rest in peace friend.
  • Helen Hutchinson 1 year ago
    I have no words which will express the sadness I feel on hearing this awful news. My thoughts go to Pam’s boys ( as she called them ) family and her very close friendship circle . Pam was an example of how everyone should and could be ! Pam was an amazing woman ! You will be greatly missed by all . Big hug and miss your smile already xx
  • Sue Dixon 1 year ago
    Pam was a wonderful person to work with,Have many happy memories in the staff room at Beaufort will be missed, RIP
  • Korreen 1 year ago
    Thinking of Ms Howes and her family . Including her Hp family. R.I.P xx 🕊
  • Donna Wailes 1 year ago
    I had the privilege of working with Pam in the maths department when I was at Beaufort Community College. I am heartbroken that we have lost one of the most kind, thoughtful and cheerful person. Pam you will be missed by all who knew you. My condolences to your family. RIP Pam xx
  • Wendy Bennett 1 year ago
    It is with great sadness that I write here today. Pam was a dear friend and colleague. She was the most loving and caring person with such an amazing sense of humour. She will be sadly missed at HP as she was the most fantastic teacher, tutor and colleague. My thoughts are with Mike and Rich, two smashing young men, at this very sad time.
  • Naomi Price 1 year ago
    Pam, such incredibly sad news, and thoughts go to your boys. Thank you for making year group and house meetings so enjoyable. Your smile and sense of humour will be remembered fondly, in equal measure to your kindness and compassion. Love HP xxx
  • Zoe Ashton 1 year ago
    Sorry to of hear of MS Howes passing. Always a kind and caring member of staff, I attended between 2001 and 2005. She helped a few people out in my tutor with their learning. She was always smiley and even if I got stuck and asked for help and she would take the time out to help me when she was busy helping others. Thank you and Sending condolences to all the family at this time.
  • Nerice 1 year ago
    Ms Howes 🕊 May You Rest Peacefully 🕊 X
  • Megan Martin 1 year ago
    A kind and caring person through and through. Always smiling and positive. You will be very missed. Rest in peace xxx
  • Ramona Mihoc 1 year ago
    I keep hoping someone will wake me up and non of this was true, Pam. Thank you for the hugs that helped me get through hard days, thank you for the notes left on my desk that always made me smile, thank you for the apples from your garden, thank you for the cherries when I was craving, thank you for being you. It will be hard to enter the maths block without you waving at me in the morning. God rest your soul in peace Mrs Howes xx
  • Nerice 1 year ago
    Ms Howes 🕊 May You Rest Peacefully 🕊X
  • josh clayson 1 year ago
    Sadbto hear this sad news
  • Charlie cleaver 1 year ago
    RIP ms Howes, had you as a teacher a few times over the years. You put up with my crazy attitude towards school and every teacher when I was younger even when you didn’t have to. I wasn’t always in the best of moods but you would never hold it against me in the next lesson. You never gave up on me,had you as my teacher in the last year of education and i can honestly say if it wasn’t for your persistence with me I wouldn’t have passed maths. I was so close to giving up on it in the last year but you pushed me and pushed me to pass. Gone but never forgotten❤️
  • Kayleigh 1 year ago
    R.I.P ms howes. You were an amazing maths teacher. 🕊🥺
  • Joy Hammonds (kitchen) 1 year ago
    Such sad news, my thoughts are with your family at this difficult time.
  • Amy Ritter 1 year ago
    Such sad news. It was a pleasure and privilege to work alongside Pam at Beaufort. Always smiling and supportive. Year team meetings were always fun. My deepest sympathies to Pam’s family. Xx
  • Gwyneth Llewellyn 1 year ago
    Rest in paradise miss howes, one of my favourite teachers, you were so nice🥺fly high with the angels❤️you’ll never be forgotten and always be missed🕊❤️🥺
  • Dylan 1 year ago
    I was lucky to have Ms Howes as my tutor. Ever since the start of year 8 Ms Howes always seemed to cheer me up with her kindness and big smiles. Rest in peace, I will miss you 😢 🕊
  • Tyler hawker 1 year ago
    R.I.P mrs thankyou for teaching me back in year 7/8, you were a great teacher, you will be massively missed🕊
  • Fran Vicary 1 year ago
    I am so very sad and sorry to hear this news. Pam was a lovely, calm, smiley lady; it was always a pleasure to have her support in the classroom. I’m devastated for her family and I can only offer my sincere condolences.
  • Jamie Fitch 1 year ago
    So sad to hear this terrible news. Pam was Such a beautiful and warm person- always so patient, kind and loving towards all the kids. So sorry for her family at this terribly difficult time. RIP Xxx
  • Riley budding 1 year ago
    Pam, I used to walk into maths , and immediately see your smiling face , you never failed to create happiness in our lessons , all love to your family RIP
  • Bob Sandford 1 year ago
    Such sad news. Pam, your wicked sense of humour and freely given smiles were a great tonic even on the hardest of days. Wherever you may be, I hope there is wine xx
  • Tom Emptage 1 year ago
    Ms Howes! What a beautiful and wonderful lady! I am deeply shocked and saddened with the news of your passing! You thought me for the first year ( Year 10 ) in Beaufort Academy and made me feel welcome and part of the school! Rest in peace! Everyone around you loves you so much❤️ xxx
  • Mia T 1 year ago
    Rest easy Miss Howes 💔x My maths teacher now and she will always be the best 😥
  • Christine Phillips 1 year ago
    Dearest Pam, you are going to be so sadly missed by us all. You truly lit up our school community in more ways than you probably knew. The help and support you gave us all, nothing was ever too much trouble. I know how much compassion you showed when people needed help and support especially some of those less fortunate than ourselves. With much love to you and your boys at this very sad time. Rest peacefully. Xxx
  • Nathan Butler 1 year ago
    Thank you for keeping me on the right path and always seeing the good in me.
  • Laura Jennings 1 year ago
    Such a wonderful, caring and genuine lady. So selfless and thoughtful. You will be sorely missed by staff and students alike. I want to thank you for the support and encouragement you have given me over the years. My deepest condolences Pam’s sons and family. 💔
  • Lauren Cowe 1 year ago
    I hope you rest peacefully Miss Howes, you helped me a lot with all sorts of things during my time at Beaufort and you always saw my cheekiness in misbehaving. That look followed by ‘miss Cowe’ and your smile in the Corridors always made me laugh😂 I know you’ll be missed By many ❤️
  • Bethany Lacchin 1 year ago
    Rip Ms Howes, you will be missed and remembered by everybody. You were always so kind to everybody no matter who they were. My thoughts go out to all of the family, friends and everybody affected by this devastating news. Thank you for always being so kind to me in lessons, you will always be in everybody’s thoughts. ❤️
  • beccy sefton 1 year ago
    Rest in peace Ms Howes❤️You will be truly missed x
  • Chloe R 1 year ago
    Dear mrs Howes you were truly an amazing kind person and hope your resting up. I remember you always smiling and believing in all your students. You done us proud very devastated and upset about the situation Thank you R.I.P💕💕x
  • Suzie Roberts 1 year ago
    Pam, we are all devastated and still trying to comprehend what has happened. Your warmth and generosity towards every student and member of staff will be hugely missed. I remember when you had just moved into your new classroom and had gone out to buy some reading books for your students, as you hated the idea that someone didn't have an opportunity to have a book of their own. You always went above and beyond to care for others and show kindness at all times; an attitude which made you an absolute joy to work with. Sending love to your family x
  • Luciana Mills 1 year ago
    Dear Rich and Mike, I was so sad to hear the news about your mum today. Dear Pam, such a laugh, always caring, and a friend to all. I hope you'll find some comfort in knowing how much Pam was loved and respected by everyone who knew her. Sending you lots of love. xx
  • Emma Price 1 year ago
    It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Pam for the past 20 years. She was a fantastic Maths teacher, but we should never forget that she was also once a brilliant TA in the SEN Dept. The care and compassion she showed from the very start were a part of her to the end. My deepest sympathies are with her family, who should be incredibly proud of her.
  • Lauryn hill 1 year ago
    Ms Howse was such an amazing teacher she would give up her breaks in order to help you understand a maths topic or even just for a chat ! You could talk to her like family ! I’ll never forget how we’d laugh at how I got the answer to a question so wrong ah ! Such a patient kind soul and she will never be forgotten ! Rest in peace angel ❤️💕
  • Caitlin c 1 year ago
    Mrs howes i was really sad to find out the sudden news.. I can't imagine coming back to that school without you there. Even though I didn't know you that well and I only had you for a few lessons and I wish I would have had you for more but i know that you were always so cheery and happy..honestly I wish I would've had you as a teacher as you were so sweet and nice even if you were having a bad day yourself you will be missed by all of us and we will never forget you. Ever. RIP. X
  • Chris Cooper 1 year ago
    Completely shocked to hear the news. Pam, you were a star, you always had a smile and had a lovely presence. You will be missed greatly by lots of people. It was a real privilege knowing you. RIP. Take Care, Love and thoughts to your family. Chris
  • Abi Faux 1 year ago
    It was a privilege to know Pam as a teacher and a colleague. Our trip to Iceland has and will always be in my memory and so will Pam! What a sad loss! Xx
  • Hannah Tinklin 1 year ago
    What heartbreaking news. Pam you were the most loving, caring and genuine person to everyone lucky enough to be in your presence. School will not be the same without your smile. Both staff and students will remember you forever. Rest in Peace Pam knowing that you have made a massive difference to everyones lives. Xxxxxxx sending my thoughts and live to your family xxxxxxx
  • Katie Richards 1 year ago
    Working alongside Pam was an absolute pleasure. She had the natural ability to make you smile whenever you met with her. Pam’s bubbly and caring personality were both infectious and incredible. Thoughts are with her family at this difficult time, It was a pleasure and a privilege to have known such a beautiful lady.
  • Ben Westlake 1 year ago
    Reading through all of these comments you can see how much of an impact Pam had on both Staff and Students lives, Pam was always there with a smile and never a bad word. Such an impact throughout the school both in teaching and as a head of house! Rest in Peace Pam x
  • Sarah-Jayne Diaco 1 year ago
    Dear Pam, your warm, generous and compassionate nature will never be forgotten. Thank you for all the smiles and laughter you brought to our lives; thank you for being the most marvellous friend, colleague and teacher that we could ask for and have the pleasure of knowing. You will always be remembered and remembered with love and joy. Rest well xxx
  • Star Royles 1 year ago
    Pam,was one of the nicest teachers at this school and to see that she passed broke my heart she was always there when I needed someone to speak to her lesson was always fun and she always had a massive smile on her face she will truthfully be missed by everyone rest easy Pam always in our thoughts💔👼🏼
  • Daniel fore 1 year ago
    Ms Howes was my favourite teacher whenever we had a lesson it would be so fun even when we had a test. Ms Howes was the greatest teacher and no one can say otherwise. Fly high Ms Howes 🙏🏻😭. We will all miss you.
  • M Armitage 1 year ago
    Wow such incredible messages my daughter did not have the privilege of you teaching her..but all these well wishes it seems you were such an amazing person you fly high and sleep well and deserved your place in earth fly high in heaven sleep well and love to your family and your hp family they did really truly admire and adore you thankyou god bless xx
  • Stephanie Wright 1 year ago
    Pam you were a bright ray of sunshine and truly golden. My original “Westgate Shining Star”. In life it is a blessing to know someone who is truly selfless - you were one of the special few. You were so compassionate, caring and inspirational. I always admired your eternal optimism and ability to make everyone who needed it feel special and loved. Your kindness to me in the darkest and hardest times will never be forgotten and you will be not just a huge loss to our school community but to every single person’s life you have touched. I will think of you with your huge smile and laugh and know how truly lucky I am to have known you.
  • Hannah Jones 1 year ago
    Such a sad lost to see a wonderful and caring lady pass away. Always had a smile on her face and willing to go the extra mile to help anyone. Thoughts go out to her family
  • Lauren Newman 1 year ago
    Ms Howes was an amazing teacher but also a friend she always had a smile on her face! She took me under her wing to make sure I passed my maths! The support she gave me not only at school but once I left school was just next to none! I would of never managed to pass if it wasn’t for Ms Howes, I will always be soo grateful for everything you did to help me! You will be forever missed xx
  • Jordan Wetton 1 year ago
    So sad to hear this news. Ms Howes was a amazing person, great teacher and someone who was your friend. She made us laugh by turning up dressed as a clown for a non-school uniform day, or by joking around with you in the morning. She made me and many others smile when we saw her. She was there for you no matter what. She was someone who you could go to with anything and she would help. Rest In Peace Ms Howes, you will be Missed
  • Kendra savery 1 year ago
    Miss howes was one of the kindest and most warm hearted teachers I had🥺she would always stay positive and make laugh even on our worst days.she made maths lessons so interesting and was overall the best☹️I’m gunna miss you loads and I still can’t get over the fact that you are you always said to us•keep smiling and stay safe• fly high and keep smiling up there miss 😕 👼
  • Lily summerell 1 year ago
    you will be truly missed by everyone❤️Rest easy Ms Howes Xx
  • Mollie sellers 1 year ago
    Rest in peace Ms Howse, you always had the biggest and brightest smile on your face that never went unseen. Your determination to never let a student fail will always be remembered. Thankyou for your kindness and support you always showed me. Your legacy will always live on and you will never be forgotten.🕊
  • Lance 1 year ago
    rest in peace ms howes, you will be missed 🕊️
  • mea 1 year ago
    shocked to hear this! ms howes you will be missed by so many🥺💝Rest In PeaceXx
  • maddie morris 1 year ago
    forever my favourite tutor ever💕💕rest in peace miss howes, you’ll be missed by many xxx
  • Lorna Davis 1 year ago
    Pamellllllaaaaaaa, sweetie, this was not part of the plan. You’ve left us all, heartbroken, far too soon. A beautiful, glowing light has been turned off without warning or reason. I only hope and pray that you are spreading oodles of love, cheer, mischief, hope, fun, happiness, and Pamelaaaaa sprinkles up there in paradise. I’ll never forget our fantastic silliness and times together, both in and out of school. Gosh Pam, we had some laughs! You have, and will always be one of my most genuine friends and I’ll miss you beyond imagination. You’ve left one heck of a legacy behind you Pam, and have changed and enhanced lives of staff and students, sometimes beyond belief. You really were awesome all round. Thank you for being you, and all you did for everyone. Your gorgeous boys must be so incredibly proud to have you as their mum. I know you were beaming with pride and admiration when you spoke of them, and rightly so! Look after them from paradise Pam. Spread your thoroughly well deserved wings, fly high, get some needed rest and then enjoy the peace, and create joy and laughter up there. It comes naturally to you. I’ll never forget you Pam. Heaven's gain is our loss. Sleep tight and God Bless you girl xxx
  • ezmee 1 year ago
    rest easy miss🕊,i used to love coming in to your lessons and hearing about your story’s .You always made them so fun and i would always come out giggling ,i will never forget the smile you had on your face whenever you taught will always be my favourite teacher 🕊miss you x
  • Mark Buckler 1 year ago
    Such a terrible shock to hear this news here in Kenya. Pam filled the room with love and care and always took the time to be genuinely interested in people's lives. My heart goes out to Mike and Rich, I am so deeply sorry for your loss.
  • Naomi Leech 1 year ago
    What a massive loss to our maths team, school and community. I will miss Pam massively both in terms of her teaching and her upbeat and positive outlook every day. My thoughts are with her family.
  • Michael devlin 1 year ago
    What a loss to the school community and family Pam was an amazing person and teacher who will be sadley missed by us and the students,my thoughts are with the family at this very sad time..shane show pam the way xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxlove to the famiy
  • Gary Gardner 1 year ago
    Pam was brilliant with the students, supporting them day in, day out. She also supported staff members around the school and helped me massively. I feel privileged to have worked with Pam and my condolences goes out to her family.
  • Katie Hardy 1 year ago
    I was saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Pam, such a lovely, caring and thoughtful person. I very much enjoyed the time we worked together. We always had such a laugh both in school and out. My thoughts are with Mike and Rich at this very sad time.
  • Melanie Butler-Frogley 1 year ago
    Ms Howes was an amazing maths teacher she was the only reason I enjoyed maths. It became one of my favourite lessons due to her, I will miss her very much ❤❤❤
  • Nora Watson 1 year ago
    A big personality, a big heart and a big smile. You were everything to everyone Pam – a true Beaufort/HP legend. Who else could have got us all together, even in your passing, with so much love? I hope when the time is right we can celebrate your life. Much love to Rich and Mike at this very sudden and sad time. x
  • Joni Connelly 1 year ago
    Pammy, Heartbroken and gutted beyond belief. Not only were you an inspirational teacher and proud mum to 'your boys' but you were an amazingly true friend. Always smiling, full of advice, wisdom and support. Full of fun (fancy dress) with a huge, open, charitable heart! The sky at night has gained the brightest star that we, in the day, have lost. Much love my friend, rest in peace x
  • Colleen 1 year ago
    Dearest Pam, What can be said that hasn’t already been said about you, you were truly awesome. Miss are chats in the B area when you were on lunchtime duty. We did have a laugh and joke., you had an amazing sense of humour. I can remember one day it was pouring down with rain, and you forgot your umbrella. I went into the cleaning cupboard and got you a bin liner to put over your head. We laughed so much as you ran to the maths block with it on. You will be missed by all rip piece my lovely. Xxx
  • talia 1 year ago
    you will be missed by many always wished the best upon us and always made me smile! Rest in peace🥺🕊thoughts are with family❤️xxx
  • Demi 1 year ago
    R.I.P to the best maths teacher that existed. Not a day went by when she didn't make someone smile in her lesson. She wasn't just a teacher but a best friend to me, the staff and all the students. She always made. lessons fun like sweety Friday, we would go on computers, she let us talk and mess around a bit and she would join in and laugh along with us. She was an amazing person who always spread her joyful spirit where ever she went. It's so sad to her go but now we will carry her joyfulness along with us and spread it around the school, will do that for her. Rest in peace Pam Howes. You will be missed greatly by all. ❤😭
  • Hilary Pellatt 1 year ago
    Pam, your cheerfulness, sense of humour and total devotion to your pupils will be terribly missed by everyone. Always such a warm, kind and lovely person who made a real difference every day to pupils and staff alike. A friend to all, who will be remembered and greatly missed.
  • Jack 1 year ago
    My favourite teacher for two years and my tutor for one I’m going to really miss you rest in peace
  • Jane Mason 1 year ago
    Pam... you were like Christmas- something, the someone you looked forward to seeing, being and sharing with.You had a unique ability to light up a space and like the Christmas star your rays shone out to guide, cheer and comfort others. Your lovely boys will continue to live out the values you showed. Abiding memories of being your room buddy on the Beaufort 2006 Iceland trip- how we laughed way past bedtime. Wouldn’t have missed you for the world and thank from the bottom of my heart for sharing your journey with me and with all of us. We were blessed.
  • Denis Kerr - former Head of Maths 1 year ago
    Pam was by far and away the best TA in the Maths Department and very supportive of both pupils and staff. Very keen to gain new subject knowledge and teaching skills. She was someone who I could totally rely on and I felt we were a real team when working together. Not only a colleague but a friend. Sad news and I am sure she will be missed by all who knew her. Denis
  • Esther Anderson 1 year ago
    Pam. I had the pleasure of crossing paths with you for 7 years. Loved the laughs we had on our duty days together and putting the world to rights. Loved a chat with you always and your great pearls of wisdom. A massive loss but a great gain for heaven. Much love to your boys and rest of the family. God bless x
  • James Enderby 1 year ago
    Absolutely gutted to have to say goodbye Pam. You were always able to brighten up a day whether it was with a joke or simply a friendly comment. You have touched so many lives, and you will be sorely missed. Rest in Peace
  • Joe Robinson 1 year ago
    Pam, one of the kindest, funniest woman I have ever met in my life. An inspiration to anyone who crossed paths with her. It was a pleasure to get to know Pam over the past few years. Pam was the queen of fancy dress, whether it be wonder woman, pudsy or a clown. I'll never forget the day I was driving into ASDA after work and heading towards me was a clown with a multi-coloured wig! RIP, you will be greatly missed x
  • Clare Jeffree 1 year ago
    Pam you are going to be so missed. Your wonderful smile and wicked sense of humour made me you one in a million. A fantastic Teacher and wonderful friend. Rest in peace xxx
  • Mia lewis 1 year ago
    I am in complete shock and devastation with what has happened. Mrs howes was the best teacher In the school, she helped me through the hard times and the best times. She helped me understand so much and she was just overall just a great teacher.she will be missed by so many students. RIP Mrs howes, fly high 😞😭💞
  • Dave Tushingham 1 year ago
    In the short time I got to meet you it was clear how incredibly highly people valued you as a colleague and friend. I'm so sad for those who had the pleasure to have you in their life, a huge loss for us all! You will be so missed! x
  • Andrea Rigby 1 year ago
    When I plant the garden and feed the birds I think of Pam and smile; that won’t change. I am so sad for her boys and all of us who were blessed to have her as a friend. She was always a real teacher and her absence teaches me the value of everyone else we are fortunate to have in our lives. Thank you Pam for everything
  • Ellie mae fountain 1 year ago
    Ms howes, I had you for 2years you were a amazing teacher even when I played up! I will always remember you in your bright yellow jacket patrolling the field. Always asked me if I was ok and always listened to me! Thank you again you will be sadly missed my thoughts go out to your family❤️
  • Isabella 1 year ago
    Rest in peace! You were an amazing teacher Mrs Howes thank you for everything you’ve done to make my school journey easier. My thoughts go out to your family at this sad time.
  • Mike Howes - Son of Pamela 1 year ago
    I just wanted to pass on my huge thanks to every single one of you that have helped illustrate a perfect reflection of my kind hearted, lovely, caring, hard working, best fancy dress, supportive, smiley and beautiful Mum. I have always said to my Mum, she never really understood how many lives she changes on a daily basis whether that it is at School or outside of school. I've always told her how amazing she is in her Career, how many kids she's helped not with just getting their grades but their private lives also. She always just thought she was "doing her job" but I always said you're going beyond that. My Mum was my Guru. She was my Best Friend - she was truly an Angel in disguise, and now she is a true Angel in the Skies with all the other Angels that she held so dear to her heart. Rich and I are just so heartbroken. We will miss you so much Mum. When your first Grandchild is born in July, I will teach him the ways you have to others, and I will teach him about you. I hope you're reading all of these Beautiful messages from people. You were truly loved, by everyone. I love you. Goodbye. x x x
  • Judy Medcroft 1 year ago
    Shocked and saddened to hear the news about Pam. One of the lovliest people you would ever meet. My thoughts are with her family especially her boys. God Bless Pam.💕
  • Jo Izatt 1 year ago
    Mike and Rich, you were treasured by your mum, she talked about you often with such pride! My deepest sympathy to you both and I am praying that you would find peace and comfort at this time of heartbreak. We share in your great sadness. Pam lived big everyday for the good of those around her, impacting thousands of lives. Such a happy, fun, kindhearted lady with a big friendly smile and contagious enthusiasm. Hard working and determined to make a difference for good in her teaching, pastoral care and fund raising. Always calm, patient, caring and encouraging. The last time I spoke with Pam she had tears rolling for her hard working students who were devastated about the exams news. Our last email saying how she was 'missing the kids dreadfully' and asking about the welfare of individuals. A truly inspirational lady!
  • Tosin falajiki 1 year ago
    My condolences to the family RIP
  • Donna Cayless 1 year ago
    "All things bright and beautiful" that was our friend Pam. She gave so much more than she took in this world and our lives are more the richer for knowing her. She was one of the few people who always asked how you were and then listened to the answer,not moving on until she knew you were ok. In my own sickness and health she was always there with a witty text or a cheeky comment to lighten my day,it just came naturally to her The students adored her and the word fun and caring is repeated over and over again in their comments. Lets all try and be a bit more like Pam and show the world we care,especially for the disadvantaged ones who she cared for so much. My thoughts are with Mike and Rich," her boys",she would have been an amazing Granny. Love to you both xxxx
  • Anne Spackman 1 year ago
    These tributes describe the life of a great teacher and a great person. As a Greenshaw trustee I never had the chance to meet Pam Howes, but it is clear Just what the Greenshaw family has lost with her passing.
  • Keira Hale 1 year ago
    miss howes, you made every maths lesson the best. you were the kindest most caring and funny person in the world. i would never thought in a million years i would be writing you this. fly high, rest in paradise, Pam. X
  • Peggy Brown 1 year ago
    Pam you were a truly wonderful colleague and an inspiration to so many. You always saw the best in the most challenging students and never gave up on anyone. Your light and laughter was everywhere around the school. Your enthusiasm shone through even the darkest days. You will be sadly missed by all who had the privilege to know you. God bless.
  • Libby 1 year ago
    Ms Howes will be dearly missed. She was a fantastic teacher and role model to us, it won’t be the same without her at HP. RIP❤️
  • James Lewis 1 year ago
    Pam, thank you so much for being so positive, selfless, caring and kind. You have inspired and brought happiness to so many people. It is tough to take in the sad news of your passing - you have touched many hearts and you ll be so dearly missed. I feel so honoured to have known you and to have worked with you, Pam. Rest in peace. My thoughts are with you and your many friends and family
  • Eunice Roberts 1 year ago
    My my very special sis, I will always love you even though you are not with us, its amazing to see how well liked you are by so many people, miss you RIP x
  • Sara Harris 1 year ago
    I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Pam will be greatly missed by so many. I send my condolences to her family. God bless.
  • Shelby 1 year ago
    Ms howes, you never failed to put a smile on my face, it will not be the same without you! Rest easy❤️
  • Jorja cole 1 year ago
    Forever my favourite tutor💞 you will be missed .. fly high Angel 💔 always be in the hearts of holmleigh park high school 💕
  • James King 1 year ago
    Such a truly wonderful friend and colleague. Great fun, wicked sense of humour and an incredibly thoughtful person. Will forever remain in our hearts x
  • Dejan 1 year ago
    ms howes was a brilliant maths teacher, she always had a good vibe, really kind and caring, you will be missed, RIP 😔💔
  • Nick Marment 1 year ago
    Pam was a truly wonderful lady and such a great colleague always looking to help everyone, most of the time before they asked. She was always there when you needed her with her great smile and boundless enthusiasm for the development of both students and staff. So very sad that this wonderful life has been cut so short. Everyone will miss you!
  • Benedict Allen 1 year ago
    Pam, you were such a shining light in all of our lives, effortlessly bringing joy and a smile to us all. You were the kindest, most lovely of women to have ever met. Getting to know you was truly special. Every time I would talk to you, it was massively special, and you possessed a positive spark difficult to replicate; Pam was a truly lovely woman. Very sad to hear the news of your passing, my condolences to the family at this hardest of times. Your generosity and charitable spirit was second-to-none. You never hesitated to help anyone that would come to you, who needed it. I will be forever grateful for the happy memories shared with you, and the immense joy you brought to everything you did. The world has lost a truly special woman
  • Barbara Thornhill 1 year ago
    I am so very sorry to hear this sad news about Pam. My sincere condolences to her lovely sons and her family. It was a pleasure to have known Pam all the years she has worked at the school. A hardworking, kind and caring person with a lovely sense of humour. I won't forget that lovely smile. God bless.
  • Emma Goddard 1 year ago
    Thinking of Mike and Rich and all your family today as you say farewell to dearest Pam. Fond memories of such a lovely colleague and friend. God bless.
  • Jason Kenna 11 months ago
    I can’t express my hard words properly it’s been 8 months since you’ve passed you’ve been still missed and will always be I hope your happy up there we all miss you rip 🤍
  • Caitlin crown 6 months ago
    I cannot believe it has been a year since you've been gone, you were great teacher at our school and we all miss you so much. We remember you everyday and we always will 💞

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