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Jenny Brown

Co-Chair to the Governors

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 3 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 4 out of 4 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

Jenny was the Chair of Governors at Burton Salmon School and has now been appointed as  Co Chair of Governors in the Federation. Jenny runs a baby & children's swimming business and has two children at Burton Salmon School.

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Chris Taperell

Co-Chair of Governors

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 3 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19:  attended 9 out of 9 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

Business Interests: Director of Waste Management Company

Mrs MacDonald

Suzanne MacDonald

Headteacher Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 3 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 8 out of 9 meetings.

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

Business Interests: Father is an independent Education Advisor

Emma Winder

Staff Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 2 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 8 out of 8 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

Business Interests: shareholder in software consultancy

Emma has been a Governor for the federation since 2018, firstly as a Co-opted Governor and then re-appointed as the Staff Governor when the three schools federated . Emma works as a Teaching Assistant in Class 3 at Chapel Haddlesey Primary and has two children who attend schools within the federation. 

Rev Anna

Rev Anna Burr

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 2 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 8 out of 9 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

Business Interests: Foundation Governor at Hambleton Primary.

Rev Anna’s particular areas of interest are in the on-going improvement in teaching and learning across the federation, and the well-being of our whole school communities. She is especially delighted to see that our schools are becoming great examples of innovative and successful teaching in our local area, and the huge professional opportunities for staff development that are offered by our federation. Our Christian belief that God offers us 'life in all its fulness’ inspires Anna to want to know and understand our schools as well as she can, in order to support them well.

Rev. Pete Watson

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 1 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 4 out of 9 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

Business Interests: Foundation Governor at Brayton Primary School

Rob Purdy

Local Authority Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 3 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 8 out of 9 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: Wife volunteers at Chapel Haddlesey Primary

Business Interests: Director of mortgage company

Anne Edwards

Anne Edwards

Co-opted Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 2 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 4 out of 4 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: Daughter-in-law works at Burton Salmon Primary

After many years of teaching in primary school, Anne is now enjoying her retirement time to follow her interests: music (playing piano and singing), reading, gardening, sewing and most of all being with her grandchildren. She continues to feel a deep commitment to providing inspiring, challenging and enjoyable opportunities for all children, nowadays through her role as governor.

Abbie Baxter-Kershaw

Co-opted Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 1 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 4 out of 4 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

Prior to starting a family, Abbie worked as Central & Eastern European Client Account Manager for a financial/insurance arm of General Motors. Since having her 3 boys, she has started her own Sport & Fitness Coaching business. She is a parent at Burton Salmon Primary School.

Adam Wilson

Co-opted Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: October 2019

Term of Office: October 2019 to October 2023

Attendance 2019/20: attended 3 out of 3 meetings

Attendance 2018/19: attended 8 out of 8 meetings

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: Wife is a Teaching Assistant at Burton Salmon Primary and a Breakfast Club Worker at Barlow Primary.

Business Interests: None

Adam has been a Parent Governor at Barlow since before Federation, and then as Co-Opted Governor since Federation. He currently works as a Planning Technician at Drax Power Ltd. Adam likes to play golf & watch football in his spare time. He has one daughter at Barlow Primary School.