Governors

Meet The Governors

Below is a list of our dedicated and hardworking Governors. They support and challenge the school in all that they do. Please do not hesitate to contact them should you need to.
Mark Tallents Parent Governor  
Heather Pilkington Staff Governor Head Teacher
Zoe Gillan Parent Governor  
Seth Johnson Parent Governor  
Tracey Lane Staff Governor  
Tessa Lentel LA Governor  
Tara Murphy Parent Governor  
Elisabeth Skinner Co-opted Governor Co-Chair of Governors
Debby Thacker Community Governor  
Lynsey Willis Co-opted Governor Co-Chair of Governors
Sandra Hunkin   Clerk to Governors

The Governors meet once or twice every term as a Full Governing Body (up to six times a year). Governors also sit on one of the two committees:

  • The Teaching and Learning Committee (TLC)
  • The Special Operations Committee (SOC)

Governor profiles and meeting attendance are provided below

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Mark Tallents:
  • Chair of Governors until July 2017
  • Linked to Destination 5  (Future Proofing ) – in ‘Moving on Plan’    and Destination 1 and 2 linked to Maths
  • Strategic Operations Committee  and Teaching and Learning Committee
  • Parent Governor.    No declarations of interest recorded
Heather Pilkington:
  • Staff Governor.    Head Teacher
Zoe Gillan:
  • Health & Safety Governor
  • Linked to Destination 4  (Physical Activity ) –  in ‘Moving on Plan’
  • Strategic Operations Committee
  • Parent Governor.     No declarations of interest recorded
Seth Johnson:
  • Parent Governor
Tracey Lane:
  • Teaching and Learning  Committee
  • Staff Governor.  No declarations of interest recorded
Tessa Lentel:
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) Governor – Linked to Destination 1 (Achievement and Attainment) – ‘Gaps’ in ‘Moving on Plan’
  • Teaching and Learning Committee Chair
  • Local Authority (LA) Governor.    No declarations of interest recorded
Tara Murphy:
  • Parent Governor
Elisabeth Skinner:
  • Writing – Linked to Destination 1 (Achievement  and Attainment) – Destination 2 Quality of teaching  and Destination 3 Subject Leadership – Writing’ ‘ in ‘Moving on Plan’
  • Co Chair of Governors from August 2017
  • Teaching and Learning  Committee
  • Co-opted Governor.   No declarations of interest recorded
Debby Thacker:
  • Teaching and Learning Committee
  • Community Governor
Lynsey Willis:
  • Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Governor   and  Safeguarding Governor
  • Linked to Destination 1 (Achievement and Attainment) – ‘EYFS’ in ‘Moving on Plan’. Destination 2 – Quality of Teaching and Destination 3 Subject leadership.
  • Co Chair of Governors from August 2017
  • Teaching and Learning Committee
  • Co-opted Governor.   No declarations of interest recorded
Past Governors which we thank for their hard work and support
  • Emily Booth – Parent Governor until July 2016.
  • Sara Bennion – Head Teacher until Spring 2016
Full Governor Board Attendance Sept 2016-July 2017
Academic Year

Sept 2016-July 2017

4 Oct 2016 7 Feb 2017 6 Jun

2017

11 Jul

2017

Mark Tallents (COG)
Heather Pilkington (HT)
Zoe Gillan DNA DNA -n/a-
Seth Johnson -n/a-
Tracey Lane DNA
Tessa Lentel
Tara Murphy -n/a-
Elisabeth Skinner
Debby Thacker -n/a-
Lynsey Willis DNA
Sandra Hunkin
Teaching and Learning Committee Attendance Sept 2016-July 2017
Academic Year

Sept 2016-July 2017

7 Nov 2016 11 Jan 2017 11 Jul

2017

Tessa Lentel (Chair)
Heather Pilkington (HT)
Tracey Lane DNA
Elisabeth Skinner
Mark Tallents
Debby Thacker -n/a-
Lynsey Willis
Sandra Hunkin DNA

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Prior Years Attendance:

Full Governor Meetings Attendance: Prior Year  Sept 2015-July 2016
Academic Year

Sept 2015-July 2016

Names of Governor 13 Oct 2015 8 Dec 2015 9 Feb 2016 19 Apr 2016 30 Jun 2016
Mark Tallents (COG)
Sara Bennion (HT) n/a*
Heather Pilkington (HT) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Emily Booth DNA
Zoe Gillan
Tracey Lane DNA DNA
Tessa Lentel
Elisabeth Skinner DNA
Lynsey Willis

*Sara Bennion (HT) left to take up another Headship in Spring Term 2016

Teaching and Learning Committee Attendance – Prior Year Sept 2015-July 2016

Academic Year

Sept 2015-July 2016

Names of Governor 10 Nov 2015 12 Jan 2016 8 Mar 2016 3 May 2016 4 Jun 2016
Tessa Lentel (Chair)
Sara Bennion (HT) n/a
Heather Pilkington (HT) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mark Tallents
Tracey Lane DNA DNA
Elisabeth Skinner
Lynsey Willis