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Who's Who

Mr Keith Thompson

Co-Opted Governor (Chairperson)

 

 

Keith is a retired primary Headteacher, he has a wealth of relevant experience in both primary and secondary at Governor level. As chair he attends school each week and meets with the Headteacher to ensure he is fully up to speed with developments in this fast moving school.

Responsibilities:

Annual Election, Child Protection / Safeguarding, Headteacher and Staff appraisal, Resources and Standards, Looked after Children  Chairs Committee, Monitoring progress of the SIP and SLAP

Term of Office:

1st Sept '20 - 31st Aug '24

Pecuniary Interests:

Governor at Priestnall High School

 

 

 

Mr Martin Henderson

B.Ed NPQH

 

Martin is Headteacher at the school and has been for 18+ years. He has seen the school through the bad times and into the good times. Martin is passionate about getting the best for the community that he serves and wants everyone in his care to achieve to their highest level.

When not in school Martin likes to catch up on his sleep and spend time with his family.

Responsibilities:

RESOURCES and STANDARDS (to include finance, premises and staffing), Standards, Teaching and Learning, Staff Dismissal

Term of Office:  N/A

Pecuniary Interests: N/A

 

 

 

 

Mrs Karla George

Staff Governor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karla George is the staff Governor at Westmorland Primary School. Being the deputy head teacher and EYFS lead at school are two of her many responsibilities. Karla has been at the school for eight years and has really enjoyed watching the shape of the school change. 
When not in school Karla likes to spend time with her family and friends and wind down!


Responsibilities:   

Deputy Head Teacher,  EYFS Lead

Term of Office: 

Sept ’21 – Aug ‘25

Pecuniary Interests:

N/A

 

 

Mrs Donna Maskell

Parent Governor

 

 

Donna has been a governor since the amalgamation with Tame Valley whilst her children attended the school. Donna is still an avid supporter of the school and its aims and as a respected member of the community is able to signpost parents on both a 121 basis and using social networking sites.

Responsibilities:

Helping to organise Summer and Christmas Fairs

Communicating between parents and school

Term of Office:

Pecuniary Interests:

 

 

 

Jacqui Terry

Co-Opted Governor

 

 

Jacqui used to work at Westmorland so when asked to be an associate governor she jumped at the chance as she feels it's a great way to keep in touch with all the wonderful things that go on at the school. 

Jacqui's  interests and passions include being a mum, going for walks in the countryside and cycling.
Her main areas of interest in my role as governor is the work the school is doing for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). 

Responsibilities:

Term of Office:

Pecuniary Interests:

 

 

Mrs Jacqui Shaw

Co-Opted Governor

 

 

Jacqui started her career in education as a teacher in a local high school, eventually becoming a member of the Senior Leadership Team with responsibility for safeguarding and pastoral care.

Jacqui joined the Westmorland family and became the Safeguarding Manager, a role she thoroughly enjoyed before her recent retirement. This role gave her the opportunity to work with families, outside agencies and the Local Authority to access support for parents, carers and children to ensure the very best outcomes.

Jacqui felt proud to be able to work in the school and the community and is pleased to be able to have the opportunity to continue this, in the role of a Governor.

Responsibilities:

Term of Office:

Pecuniary Interests:

 

 

 

Mrs Faye Newton

Community Governor

 

 

Faye works in online content development and E-learning. She became a governor through a work scheme to encourage employees to become school governors and was matched with Westmorland. Faye feels that Westmorland is a good fit as she grew up in Stockport and has a keen interest in education (everyone should have the best education) and wants to be part of ensuring the next generation have the opportunities they deserve.

In her spare time, Faye enjoys attending outside boot camp classes, swimming and genealogy.

Responsibilities:

Standards, Teaching and Learning, Appeals, Pupil Discipline, Vulnerable groups monitoring ctte (to include  Young Carers, Looked After Children and Children with Medical Needs HS)

Term of Office: 

1st Sept '20 - 31st Aug '24

Pecuniary Interests:

Works for RM/OU

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