Mrs J. Bowers (Chair of Governors)(SEND & Finance Governor)
I live in the Risegate with my husband and daughter and began my term as a Parent Governor in February 2015 when my daughter was in Reception Class. I have run my own accountancy business since 2003, after qualifying as an accountant in practice, and, in my role of Chair of Governors, this allows me to use my experience to support the decisions made in the Resources Committee particularly.
As a Governor I am fully committed to ensuring that every child receives the best possible education to help them reach their full potential. I hold responsibility for English, Reading, SEND and Finance.
As Chair of Governors, I am always happy to be contacted, please just contact the school office.
Mrs J. Mitchell (Vice Chair of Governors)(Local Authority, Curriculum Governor)
I joined the Governing Body in September 2016. I believe that every child should receive the best possible education and it was a privilege to be invited to join the Governors of this friendly and welcoming school. I have lived in Gosberton Risegate since 2007. Previously I was employed as a manager by a firm of chartered accountants in their tax department.
I am the Local Authority Governor and sit on and Chair the Resources sub-committee. I also help in other areas of school life, holding responsibility for Maths, History and Geography. I can be contacted via the school office.
Mrs R. Hollings (Food Standards, Curriculum support (Farm to Fork, RE) Governor)
When my grandchildren were at the Clough School my daughter was a Parent Governor and it was through her that I helped with the reading scheme. When I retired from teaching I became Governor and have now been involved with the school for many years.
I sit on the Standards Committee and have responsibility for overseeing Food Standards, DT and Farm to Fork.
I enjoy helping in all areas of school life as I find the children and staff very friendly and welcoming. I can be contacted via the school Office.
Ms P. Matier-Dean (Safeguarding including SCR & Online, Attendance and Behaviour & Mental Health Governor)
I work for the NHS. I have been part of the governing body since 2014. Both of my children attended the Clough and Risegate school, they really enjoyed being part of the school family and learning in such a wonderful environment.
I sit on the Standards Committee and am responsible for monitoring safeguarding, attendance and behaviour.
If you would like to contact me you can do so via the school, I am happy to chat or assist parents wherever possible.
Mr D Dickinson (Pupil Premium, H&S and Sports Governor)
I have lived in the village all of my life, working on our family farm for the last forty-five years. I attended the Clough and Risegate Primary School in the early 1960’s and have watched the many changes that have taken place since then. Having been involved in village life for many years through the Young Farmers Club and the Church, I look forward to this new challenge of being a Governor, with the responsibilities and opportunities it presents.
I have responsibility for Pupil Premium, Health & Safety, PE/SPG and sit on the Resources sub-committee.
I can always be contacted through the school.
Miss J Tyers (Staff Governor)
I am new to the role of Staff Governor but look forward to taking on this new role and opportunity to continue to support our small school in other ways. I find the workings of the school very interesting and I am here to act as a representative of the staff but also to help the Governors with their roles and responsibilities.
I sit on the Standards Committee.
Mrs B. Rooney (Headteacher Governor)
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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