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James Clay

Headteacher - ex-officio

Committees

Personnel and Resources 

Pupil Support 

Teaching and Learning 

James Clay does not have a governance role in any other school and has no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School's

 

Sarah Wishart

Chair of Governors appointed 03.07.14 to 03.07.22

Committees

Personnel and Resources 

Pupil Support 

Teaching and Learning 

Responsibilities

SEND governor and Equalities governor

Profile

I have 2 children at Manston Primary school (Ben and Isla) where I am the vice-chair of governors. My husband and I are from Newcastle but we moved to Crossgates in 2006 where I work for the Department of Health as an Analyst.

Other Interests

Sarah Wishart does not have a governance role in any other school and has no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School's.

 

An Joul

Appointed 05.02.15 to 05.02.19. Co-opted Governor.

Committees

Pupil Support committee

Responsibilities

Children Looked After Governor.

Profile

I started off as a parent governor when my children were pupils at Manston Primary.  I am now a co-opted governor. I also work at school as a HLTA, LSA and Learning Mentor.

Other Interests

An Joul does not have a governance role in any other school and has no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School's.

 

Kerri Meah

Appointed 22.03.2013 to 22.03.21. Staff Governor.

Committees

Pupil Support Committee, Attendance working party

Responsibilities

Training Governor

Profile

staff governor.

I have been a qualified teacher since 2007 and originally come from Northern Ireland. I studied in Sunderland and moved to Leeds in 2009. I have taught at Manston since 2010.

I enjoy reading, swimming and going to the cinema.

Other Interests

Kerri Meah does not have a governance role in any other school and has no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School's.

 

Karl Delahaye

Appointed 21.10.2013 to 21.10.17. Co-opted Governor.

Committees

Pupil Support 

Responsibilities

EYFS governor

Profile

I have been an LSA at Manston Primary since 2014. Prior to this I worked in market research for 10 years.

I live in Leeds, but am originally from South Wales and have lived in Australia and Indonesia.

I live with my wife and daughter (who is a pupil at Manston Primary). My interests include photography, cycling and music.

Other Interests

Karl Delahaye does not have a governance role in any other school and has no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School's.

 

Tero Väänänen

Appointed 18/11/2015 to 18.11.19. Parent Governor.

Committees

Pupil Support (Chair)

Personnel and Resources 

Teaching and Learning 

Responsibilities

Attendance Governor

Profile

I am one of the parent governors for the school. I was born in Finland, but have lived in the UK for over 15 years. I'm a digital service designer which helps being a bit of a technology geek and I’m also a photographer. I have two children, with my eldest attending the school.

Other Interests

Tero Vaananen does not have a governance role in any other school and has no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School's.

 

Donna Towers

Appointed 5.6.17 to 5.6.21. Parent Governor.

Committees

Personnel and Resources (Chair)

Pupil Support 

Responsibilities

Safeguarding Governor

Profile

I have one child in Year 5 at Manston Primary School. I work part time for the Leeds Teaching Hospitals and in my spare time I enjoy walking, a little retail therapy and socialising with family and friends.

Other Interests 

Donna Towers does not have a governance role in any other school and have no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School.

 

Helen Hill

Appointed 4.10.2018to 4.10.22 

Committees

Teaching and Learning 

Profile

I am a Partner at Shulmans LLP in Leeds.  I qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and have over 10 years’ experience in real estate litigation.  I am Leeds born and bred but went to university in Newcastle upon Tyne. I love travelling abroad and worked in Australia for a while.  In my spare time I sing in a choir, enjoy going to the theatre and spending time with friends and family. 

Other Interests

Helen Hill does not have a governance role in any other school and has no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School.

 

Darren Scotland

Appointed 17.12.18 -17.12.22

Committees

Personnel and Resources 

Pupil Support 

Profile

After going to art school in York, I moved to Leeds 15 years ago with my girlfriend (who's now my wife). We've been in Cross Gates for the last five years and our daughter has just started in reception class.
By day I work as a consultant across the creative industries. Outside of that, I have broad range of interests and experience across art, culture and sport.

Other Interests

Darren Scotland does not have a governance role in any other school and has no business or financial interests that conflict with Manston Primary School.

 

Lewis Elliott

Appointed 04.06.20

Committees

Personnel and Resources 

Teaching and Learning 

 

Chloe Marshall

Appointed 07.10.20

Committees

Pupil Support

Teaching and Learning 

 

Suzanne Roxby

Deputy Headteacher - Associate Member

Committees

Teaching and Learning 

 

Resigned Governors

 

Neil Mitchell

Appointed 07.02.20. Resigned September 2020

Brian Stewart

Appointed 17.12.18. Resigned September 2020

Diane Ambrose

Appointed 09.12.14  Parent Governor. Resigned October 2016.

Daisy Cox

Appointed 04.02.2016  Co-opted Governor. Resigned 18.1.17.

Daniel Foster

Appointed 04.02.2016 Co-opted Governor. Resigned 4.9.2017.

Eleanor Turner

Appointed 05.02.15 Co-opted Governor. Resigned 4.10.17

Jo Tickhill

Appointed 04.02.2016 Parent Governor. Resigned  5.7.18

Andrew Ward

Appointed 23.01.17 Parent Governor. Resigned 1.10.18

 

 

 

 

 

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