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Our Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.

You can contact the governors with any questions, suggestions or concerns through the school office. We will always be happy to try to respond promptly.

Meet the Governors

We would like you to know who the governors are so here are some of our photos and a little bit about us. Please feel welcome to approach any of us with questions or comments if you see us around the school or contact any of us through the school office.
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Dr Damion McCormick is an Assistant Professor of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham. During his academic career he has led the strategic development of several undergraduate programmes. To complement his research career he has a Masters Degree in Education and extensive experience in developing innovative approaches to learning and teaching.

 

Statutory Information:   Damion McCormick

Chair of Governors elected by the parents 16/11/2018 until 15/11/2021

Member of the SDP committee

Governor with special responsibilities for Safeguarding

No relevant pecuniary or material interest

No governance roles in other educational establishments

No material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff

Attendance record over the academic year 2016-7

Full governors 4 of 4

SDP 3 of 3

Statutory information:   Anne Allsop

Additional LA Governor appointed by the LA 15/10/2014 until October 2015

Vice Chair appointed by the Governing Body 21st October 2015 until October 2019

Member of the Strategic Development and Pupil committee

Does not sit on any other educational institution governing body

Has no business and pecuniary interest related to the school

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff

Attendance record at meetings over the academic year 2016-17

Full Governors 4 of 4

SDP 3 of 3

 

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Statutory information:   Paul Buck

Co-opted appointed by the governing body September 2015 until September 2019

Member of the Strategic Development and Pupil committee

Does not sit on any other educational institution governing body

Has no business and pecuniary interest related to the school

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff

Attendance record at meetings over the academic year 2016-17

Full Governors 4 of 4

SD&P 2 of 3

Statutory information:   Amanda Crossland

 Headteacher appointed by the school from April 2017.

Member of the Finance, General Purpose and Personnel and Strategic Development and Pupil committees

Does not sit on any other educational institution governing body

Has no business and pecuniary interest related to the school apart from her staff role

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff

Attendance record at meetings over the academic year 2016-17

Full Governors 4 of 4

FGP&P 2 of 3

Statutory Information Kavita Tansley

Staff Governor appointed by the staff in January 2017 until January 2021

Does not sit on the governing body of any other educational establishment.

Has no business and pecuniary interest relating to the school apart from her employment.

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff.

 

Statutory Information: Molly Chesney

Parent Governor nominated by LA and appointed by Governing Body.
From 01.09.2017 - 01.09.2020

Does not sit on the governing body of any other educational establishment.

Has no business and pecuniary interest relating to the school apart from her employment.

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff.

Katie Ward is a primary school teacher who now works as a self-employed private home tutor teaching all ages from Key Stage 1 to A-Level. Katie has particular interest and experience in working with children with visual processing disorders such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.

Katie has been a co-opted governor for a year and works alongside other governors on the assessment data committee and staff and pupils committee.


Statutory Information: Katie Ward

Co-opted Governor appointed by the governing body.
From 01.09.2017 - 01.09.2020

Does not sit on the governing body of any other educational establishment.

Has no business and pecuniary interest relating to the school apart from her employment.

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff.

Statutory Information: Nicola Lawson

Parent Governor elected by the parents
From 01.01.2018 - 01.01.2022

Does not sit on the governing body of any other educational establishment.

Has no business and pecuniary interest relating to the school apart from her employment.

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff.

Statutory Information: Amanda Lowndes

Parent Governor elected by the parents
From 01.09.2017 - 01.09.2020

Does not sit on the governing body of any other educational establishment.

Has no business and pecuniary interest relating to the school apart from her employment.

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff.

Statutory Information: Kathryn Keane

Parent Governor elected by the parents
From 01.11.2018 - 01.11.2022

Does not sit on the governing body of any other educational establishment.

Has no business and pecuniary interest relating to the school apart from her employment.

Has no material interests arising from relationships with other governors or school staff.

Other people who served as governors during the last academic year

 

Russell Gray

Richard Bourne

Lorna Swain

Andy Selwood

Sue Saddington

Yvonne Fox

Catherine Askham
David Boothroyd


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