• We are holding a parents open evening for prospective Reception parents - September 2022 starters on November 9th at 4pm and 5pm call or email school to reserve a place. 

     


Governors

 Swinnow Primary School Governing Body

 

Chair of Governors                                                                              

Mr Neil Lawrence

Type of governor: Co-opted

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office as Chair ends: 31/08/22

Term of Office as a Parent Governor: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 22/05/24

Additional roles: Health & Safety & Relationships & Sex Education Governor 

Relevant business / personal interests: Partner and sister-in-law are employed at the school

Headteacher                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 Mrs Becky Naylor

Type of governor: Headteacher

Appointed by: by virtue of office as Headteacher

Term of Office: Whilst in post

Date appointment ends: Whilst in post

Additional roles: N/A

Relevant business / personal interests: None Declared

Parent Governors                                                                                          

Mr Tom Rushby

Type of governor: Parent

Appointed by: Elected by parents

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 01/12/24

Additional roles: N/A

Relevant business / personal interests: None Declared

Mrs Kelly Fowler

Type of governor: Parent

Appointed by: Elected by parents

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 01/12/24

Additional roles: SEND & EYFS Governor

Relevant business / personal interests: None Declared

Staff Governor                                                                                           

Mr James Phillips

Type of governor: Staff

Appointed by: Elected by staff

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 17/09/23

Additional roles: N/A

Relevant business / personal interests: Employed by school - Teacher

Local Authority (LA) Governor                                                                

Laila Packer

Type of governor: LA

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 24/05/25

Additional roles: N/A

Relevant business / personal interests: None Declared

Co-opted Governors                                                                          

Ms Jo Heyworth - Vice Chair

Type of governor: Co-opted

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 21/05/22

Appointed Vice Chair - Term of Office ends on 13/08/22

Additional roles: Pupil Premium & Training Governor

Relevant business / personal interests: Freelance HR consultant - 

  • Associate for the Schools People - an HR provider to schools and academies
  • Owner of Jo Heyworth HR Ltd - freelance HR consultant

Mrs Chinel Douglas

Type of governor: Co-opted

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 09/02/2025

Additional roles: N/A

Relevant business / personal interests: None Declared

Mr William Taylor

Type of governor: Co-opted

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 20/01/24

Additional roles: PE & Sports Premium & Children Looked After (CLA) Governor

Relevant business / personal interests: Employed by school - supply teacher

David Wight

Type of governor: Co-opted

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 22/03/21

Additional roles: N/A

Relevant business / personal interests: None Declared

Mrs Vivien Smithies

Type of governor: Co-opted

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 12/03/23

Additional roles: Safeguarding & Child Protection Governor

Relevant business / personal interests: Governor at Kippax Ash Tree Primary

Lucy Robertson

Type of governor: Co-opted

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 15/07/23

Additional roles: Equalities Governor

Relevant business / personal interests: None

Associate Governor                                                                           

Chris Bonsell

Type of governor: Associate

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 years

Date appointment ends: 12/07/25

Additional roles: N/Z

Relevant business / personal interests: Director of Chris Bonsell Ltd

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Committee Membership 2020-21

Teaching & Learning

Pupil Support Committee

Resources Committee

Children's Centre Committee

Headteacher's Performance Management

Complaints Committee

Appeals Committee 

Chair

Ms Jo Heyworth

Chair 

Mrs Kelly Fowler

Chair 

Mr Neil Lawrence

Chair

Mrs Kelly Fowler 

Chair 

Mr Neil Lawrence

Excluding the HT and members of staff whichever 3 Governors are most appropriate and available at the time required 

 

Excluding the HT and members of staff whichever 3 Governors are most appropriate and available at the time required (Not members of the Resources Committee)

Mrs Chinnel Douglas Mrs Kelly Fowler Ms Jo Heyworth

Mrs Chinnel Douglas

Ms Jo Heyworth

 

Mrs Kelly Fowler Mrs Layla Packer Mr Neil Lawrence

Mrs Kelly Fowler

Mr Neil Lawrence

 

Mrs Jo Heyworth Mrs Becky Naylor Mrs Becky Naylor 

Mrs Becky Naylor

 

 

 

 

Mr Neil Lawrence Mr James Phillips Mr Tom Rushby

Mrs Layla Packer 

 

 

 

Mrs Becky Naylor

Ms Lucy Robertson

Mr David Wight

 Mrs Viv Smithies

 

 

 

Mrs Viv Smithies Mr William Taylor  

 

 

 

  Mr Chris Bonsell