Governors

Walton le Dale Primary School Governing Body



Mr. David Dobson
Chair, Co-opted Governor, Resources Committee, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee,
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only. Spouse - School Business Manager (Catherine Dobson)
Appointed by the governing body 23/05/2018 End Date 22/05/2022

Mr. Paul Middleton
Co-opted Governor, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee,
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the governing body 23/05/2018 End date 22/05/2022

Mrs. Nina Cowell
Co-opted Governor, Safeguarding Governor,  Chair of Curriculum & Pupil Welfare
No business interests declared. A governor at this school and Walton le Dale High School.
Appointed by the governing body 05/09/2018 End Date 04/09/2022

Mrs. Vickie Cunningham - Parent Governor
Vice Chair, Parent Governor, Resources Committee, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the parent body 23/05/2018 End Date 22/05/2022

Mrs. Vicky Leishman - Parent Governor
Parent Governor, Resources Committee
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the governing body 22/09/2020 End Date 21/09/2024

Mrs. Becky Holland - Parent Governor
Parent Governor, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the governing body 22/09/2020 End Date 21/09/2024

Mrs. Jenna Parkington
Staff Governor, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the staff body 14/01/2020 End Date 13/01/2024

Mr. Chris Hudson
Local Education Authority Governor, Resources Committee
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only. Spouse - Welfare Assistant (Vicki Hudson)
Appointed by the Local Education Authority 21/07/2020 End Date 20/07/2024

Mrs. Amanda Tunstall
Co-opted Governor, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare and Resources Committees, SEN Governor, Self-Evaluation Committees
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the governing body 02/02/2018 End Date 02/02/2022

Mr. Peter Richardson
Co-opted Governor, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare & Resources Committees, Self-Evaluation Committees
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the governing body 11/12/2017  End Date 11/12/2021

Mrs. Catherine Dobson
Co-opted Governor, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee, Self-Evaluation Committees
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only. Spouse - Governor (Mr David Dobson)
Appointed by the governor body 12/12/2016 End Date 11/12/2020

Mr. Christopher Shields
Headteacher, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare, Resources, Health & Safety Committees
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only. Partner - Teacher (Joanna Keelan)
Appointed by the governing body 15/4/2014

Ms. Tracy Ohler (ex Governor 31/07/2020)
Parent Governor, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the parent body 23/05/2018 End Date 22/05/2022

Mr. Sean Kemplay (ex Governor 21/03/2020)
Parent Governor, Resources Committee
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the governing body 22/03/2016 End Date 21/03/2020

Mr. Keiran Bellis (ex Governor 11/02/2020)
Chair, Co-opted Governor, Parent Governor Committee, Resources Committee, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee
No business interests declared
Appointed by the governing body 02/02/2018 End date 11/02/2020

Mrs. Karen Keighley (ex Governor 07/10/2020)
Co-opted Governor, Curriculum & Pupil Welfare & Resources Committees
No business interests declared. A governor at this school only.
Appointed by the governing body 23/04/2018  End Date 22/04/2022

Members of the governing body fulfill a variety of roles as set out below:

Resources Committee -
Mr. D Dobson (Chair), Mr. C Shields, Mrs. A Tunstall, Mr. C Hudson, Mrs. V Leishman, Mrs. V Cunningham, Mrs. C Dobson, Mr. P Richardson.

Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee -
Mr. P Middleton, Mrs. C Dobson, Mrs. B Holland, Mrs. V Cunningham, Mr. D Dobson, Mr. P Richardson, Mr. C Shields, Mrs. J Parkington, Mrs. A Tunstall,
Mrs. N Cowell (Chair)

Other Roles -
Mrs. A Tunstall - Special Educational Needs Governor
Mrs. C Dobson - Pupil Premium Governor
Vacancy - Link Governor
Mrs. N Cowell - Safeguarding Governor
Mr. C Hudson - Health and Safety Governor

Governing Body Roles

Chair of Governors - Mr. David Dobson
Vice Chair of Governors - Mrs. Vicky Cunningham
Headteacher - Mr. Christopher Shields

Resources Committee
Mr. D Dobson
Mr. C Shields
Mrs. A Tunstall
Mr. C Hudson
Mrs. V Leishman
Mrs. V Cunningham (Chair)
Mrs. C Dobson
Mr. P Richardson


Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee
Mr. P Middleton
Mrs. C Dobson
Mrs. V Cunningham
Mr. D Dobson
Mr. P Richardson
Mr. C Shields
Miss J Parkington
Mrs. A Tunstall
Mrs. N Cowell (Chair)

Other Roles
SEN – Mrs. A Tunstall
Pupil Premium Governor – Mrs. C Dobson
Link Training Governor – Mr. D Dobson
Safeguarding Governor – Mrs. N Cowell
Health and Safety Governor – Mr. C Hudson

Pupil Discipline Committee
Chair & 2 other Governors

Staff Discipline and Dismissal Committee
Chair & 2 other Governors

Performance Management
Mr. D Dobson
Mr. P Middleton
Mrs. V Cunningham

Pay Committee
Mrs. V Leishman
Mr. C Hudson
Mrs. Nina Cowell

Complaints Appeals/Grievance & Pay Appeals Committee
Any 3 untainted Governors