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Meet the Governors

Welcome to the Governors section of the website.

This governing body had its first meeting on 4th December 2018.  The term of office for all governors is 4 years from the 4th December 2018.

All governors attend 3 meetings a term

Strategic Development Committee

Resources Committee

Full Governors


To see the responsibilities for each committee please click here to access the governor decision planner 2018 2019.

Please see below for the names, appointing body and role of governors.

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss any matters of governance please contact Neil Robinson, Chair of Governors.


Meet the Governors

Meet the Governors 1 Caroline Armstrong- Head Teacher
Meet the Governors 2 Neil Robinson - Chair of Governors
Meet the Governors 3 Debbie Mack - Trust Appointed Governor
Meet the Governors 4 Sara Hopper - Trust Appointed Governor
Meet the Governors 5 Richard Butler - Community Governor
Meet the Governors 6 Penny Mawer - Staff Governor
Meet the Governors 7 Michelle McCartney - Staff Governor
Meet the Governors 8 Luke Baumber - Parent Governor
Meet the Governors 9 Amy Devonish - Parent Governor

The governors have a key role in ensuring the school maintains its high standards in all areas.  They take part in monitoring activities, working with the children and staff to gain a really clear overview of what is happening across the school.  Through the structure of committee meetings and in school review session they hold the Strategic Leadership Team to account for their work.  Each governor has an area of responsibility which you can find below.


Pupil Premium / Equality/Attendance Neil Robinson
Health and Safety Neil Robinson
Complaints Neil Robinson
Data Debbie Mack
Teaching School  
SMSHC/British Values/RE Richard Butler
Safeguarding/child protection Neil Robinson
Behaviour/Special Needs Luke Baumber
School Improvement Plan - Priority 1 - English - Reading Richard Butler
School Improvement Plan - Priority 2 - English - Writing Luke Baumber
School Improvement Plan - Priority 3 - Independence  
Core subject - English Richard Butler
Core Subject - Maths  
Core Subject Science tbc
Creativity - PE, music, art Luke Baumber
Innovation - Computing, DT, Candleby Life Penny Mawer
Discovery - History, geography, languages Debbie Mack
Training                                                            Michelle McCartney





Governor Decision Planner 2017 2018

Governor's Register of Interests

Below is a list of the business interests of our current governing body.  These were reviewed in June 2017 and will be updated in June 2018.


Name Role


of Interest

Date involved
Carl Pattison Head Teacher NONE N/A
Luke Baumber         Parent Governor NONE N/A
Richard Butler Community Governor NONE N/A
Penny Mawer Staff Governor NONE N/A
Deborah Mack Trust Appointed Governor NONE N/A
Sara Hopper Trust Appointed Governor    
Michelle McCartney Staff Governor                     NONE N/A
Amy Devonish Parent governor    
Neil Robinson Chair of Governors Notts County Council Employee 1986
    Flying High Trust - Member/Director 2012
    West Notts College - Audit Committee member 2015
    Beeston  Primary School Governor 2017
    Leamington Primary School Governor 2017



Governor: Scheme of Delegation

Annual Statement and Impact Report