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The Governing Board



 Make up of our governing board

Our Governing Board is made up of 12 members. There are 2 staff members, 2 parent governors, 7 co-opted members and 1 Local Authority governor. We currently have 3 committees: Resources & Standards and Headteacher Performance Management.

Name Governor Type & Responsibility Committees
 Rachel Purvis  Staff - Headteacher  Standards & Resources
 Joanne Dudley  Staff  Standards & Resources
 Toni Padley  Parent  Standards, Resources & HTPM
 Ben Ireson

 Co-opted (Chair of Governors)

 Standards, Resources & HTPM
 Ron Mihaly.         Local Authority  Resources
 Stefania Molinari  Co-opted  Standards, Resources & HTPM
 Judy Aldworth  Co-opted  Standards
 Tim Rourke  Co-opted  Standards
 Billy Furniss  Parent (appointed)  Standards, Resources
 Vacancy  Co-opted  
 Vacancy   Co-opted  
 Vacancy  Co-opted  


 What do governors actually do?

 Watch this short film to find out.

 Attendance register of governors over previous 12 months

Name Category Term Start Term End Reason for Leaving Attendance at meetings for academic year 2015-2016 Business Interest
Des Lenagh Co-opted   14/7/2016 Removed 38% None
Jon Hill Parent   09/12/2016 Resigned 63% None
Gordon Hart Co-opted 04/02/2015 31/08/2016 Resigned 63% Chair of Governors at Ashbourne Hilltop Infant School
Val Woollven Co-opted 04/02/2015 15/09/2016 Resigned 88% None
Hilda Smith Executive Headteacher   10/04/2016 Term End 100% None
Sal Towers Staff   17/12/2016 Term End 100% None
Judy Aldworth Co-opted 29/04/2015 28/04/2019   100% None
Joanne Carley Co-opted     Resigned 63% None
Ben Ireson Co-opted 14/07/2016 14/07/2020   100% None
Stefania Molinari Co-opted 3/10/2016 03/10/2020   Started in 2016-17 Shareholder in gaming shop 'Geeks Headquarters'
Tim Rourke Co-opted   04/02/2019   88% Member of Hope Bank Community Organisation
Rachel Purvis Headteacher 11/04/2016     100% None
Ron Mihaly Local Authority   18/12/2017   50% None
Toni Padley Parent   02/02/2018   88% None
Joanne Dudley Staff 12/09/2016 11/11/2020   Started in 2016--17 None
Billy Furniss Parent          
Stephen Nottingham Clerk          


 Getting in touch with a governor


 If you'd like to get in touch with a governor, please ask Steve Nottingham (Clerk to the Governors) for contact details. He can be contacted on or by phoning the school on 01246 234626