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Meet the Governors

 

Mrs Jane Ellis (Co-Opted Governor & Chair, Equality, Extended Schools, Safeguarding, SEN/PP, literacy, health & safety, HT performance management, Oak and Apple class governor) (previously community, co-opted & foundation governor)

 

Term of office:  10.11.16 - 9.11.20

Business interests:  None

Elected by the Governors

Attendance Sept 2014 -Jan 2020 - 39/40 meetings 

Attendance Sept 2019- Jan 2020 - 4/4 meetings

At school - I like listening to children read.

 

Out of school - I like training my dog, knitting and baking.

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Mrs Joanne Ackroyd (Foundation Governor, Educational Visits, HT performance management and Willow class governor)

 

Term of office:  10.1.18 -

Business interests:  None

Elected by the PCC

Attendance Jan 2018 - Jan 2020 - 15/17 meetings 

Attendance Sept 2019 - Jan 2020 - 3/4 meetings 

At school - Leading assembly with children from the collective worship team.

 

Out of school - I enjoy walking, theatre and leading worship in church as a lay preacher

 

Vacancy (Co-opted governor)

 

 

 

Vacancy (LA Governor)

 

 
 
 

Julian White (Parent Governor, PE governor & Vice Chair)

 

Term of office:  4.12.18 - 3.12.22

Business Interests:  None

Elected by Parents

Attendance Nov 2018 - Jan 2020 - 8/9 meetings 

Attendance Sept 2019 - Jan 2020 - 4/4 meetings

 

At School – I enjoy all the inventive and wonderful things that the children create.

 

Out of school – I enjoy my kids, literature, cinema, cooking and fitness.

 

Mr Christopher Gormley (Parent and Ash class governor)

 

Term of office:  18.7.19-17.7.23

Business Interests:  None

Elected by Parents

Attendance Sept 2019 - Jan 2020 4/4 meetings 

At school - I enjoy seeing how passionate the teachers are and recognise the effort they make each day to care for and develop our children.

 
Out of school - beyond my wonderful family, travelling and sport keep me happy - even better if I can combine them!

 

 

 

 

 

Revd. Andrew Steer (Ex-officio, Enrichment & Religious Education, HT performance management and Sycamore class governor)

 

Term of office:  28.11.19 

Business Interests:

Elected by the Diocese

Attendance Nov 2019 - Jan 2020 2/2 meetings 

At school - I enjoy talking to the children, helping with activities and school trips.

 

Out of school - I enjoy walking, running and cooking.

 

Miss Nicola Hesleden (Ash Class Teacher and Staff Governor)

 

Term of office: 28.9.16 -27.9.20

Business Interests:  None

Elected by the Staff

Attendance Sept 2014 - Jan 2020 27/27 meetings 

Attendance Sept 2019 - Jan 2020 - 4/4 meetings

At school - I enjoy helping children learn.

 

Out of school - Spending time with friends and family and playing rounders.

 

Mrs Sarah Peel (Headteacher Governor, SENCO - Special Educational Needs Coordinator)

 

Term of office:  1.9.08 - Permanent

Business Interests:  Dales Heating, Family Business

Attendance Sept 2014 - Jan 2020 40/40 meetings 

Attendance Sept 2019 - Jan 200 - 4/4 meetings

At school - I love seeing the pupils grow educationally and emotionally into young people excited for their next stage of learning.

 
Out of school - I enjoy watching pupils playing sport and music and walking on the hills. 

Mrs Sharon Aldous (Clerk to Governors)

 

Clerk since January 2010

Attendance Sept 2014 - Jan 2020 - 40/40 meetings 

Attendance Sept 2019 - Jan 2020 - 4/4 meetings

At school - I love the variety of my job - no two days are the same!

 

Out of school - I like walking (usually with my dog), riding my motorbike, reading, travelling and gardening.

 

Previous Governors (2015-2020)

David Atkinson (LA Governor) Term of office 22.9.10-21.9.18 (Resigned 22 July 2016)

Claire Cadman-Bond (Parent Governor) Term of office 24.9.13-23.9.17 (Resigned 29 September 2016)

Helen Wilson (LA Governor) Term of office 1.9.13-31.8.17 (term of office ended)

David Houlton (Foundation Governor) Term of office 15.7.13-31.12.17 (ceased to be vicar of Gargrave)

Stephen Alford (Parent Governor) Term of office 10.11.16 - 9.11.20 (Resigned 17 April 2018)

Maxine Roberts (Parent Governor) Term of office 21.10.14-20.10.18 (term of office ended)

Linda Wall (Foundation Governor) Term of office 10.11.16 - 9.11.20 (Resigned 26 September 2019)

Steve Aldous (Co-Opted Governor) Term of office  17.7.15 - 16.7.19 and then 16.7.19-14.1.20 (resigned)

Patsy Simpson (LA Governor) Term of office 23.11.17-22.11.21 (Resigned 17.1.20)

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