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Headteacher: Mr P Cowley

Governing Body

Governors plan the school’s future direction making decisions on the school’s budget and staffing. They make sure the National Curriculum is taught and that the school provides for all its pupils, including those with special educational needs. Governors also make decisions on how the school can encourage pupils’ spiritual, moral and cultural development. If you are interested in becoming a parent governor, please contact the Head Teacher via the school office. You may also find it useful to visit the Middlesbrough Council Governor Development Service website which has information on becoming a school governor.


Our chair of governors is Helen Pickard.  She can be contacted by addressing letters to her at the school address and they will be handed to her.  Alternatively you can contact the office to arrange for her to call you if you need to speak to her about any issues.

Our Governing Body – Scheme of Delegation

Type Membership Appointed by Term of Office
Start – End
Headteacher Mr P Cowley Ex Officio  01/06/15 – 31/05/19 9 / 9
Community / Chair Mrs Helen Pickard Governing Body 01/01/14 – 31/12/17 8 / 9
Community Mrs Catherine Barnett

Mrs Helen Malbon

Ms Rachael Maughn

Mrs Jill Patterson

Mr Rob Lacy



Governing Body 01/01/14 – 01/12/17

01/01/14 – 31/12/17

16/04/15 – 15/09/19

01/04/14 – 31/12/17

30/06/16 – 29/06/10


7 /9

3 / 3

5 / 6

2 / 2

5 / 6

Staff Governors Mrs A Binns

Mrs L Carney

Staff 01/01/14 – 31/12/17

27/05/16 – 26/05/20

5 / 6

6 / 6

Parental Governors Mrs Helen Pickard

Mrs Maria Mazfari

Mrs Sarah Slater



01/01/14 – 31/12/17

01/01/14 – 31/12/15

01/01/14 – 31/12/17

8 / 9

6 / 6

4 / 5


Full Governing Body Finance & Resources School Improvement Pay Review Safer Recruitment
Governor Responsibility









Mr Cowley X X  X Safer Recruitment Trained & Looked After Children (LAC)
Mrs Barnett X Chair 30/01/15 Governor Induction/Mentor
Mrs Malbon X 17/10/14
Ms Maughan Chair  X X
Mrs Patterson X
Mrs Mazfari X Safeguarding
Mrs Pickard Chair X X 18/03/16 Governor Induction/mentor
Mrs Slater X X 18/03/16 LPPA, SEND
Mrs Binns X
Mr Lacy  X X
Miss Carney X

Scheme of Delegation with Terms of Reference Click Here

Resignations within the 2016/17
Mrs Kirsty Wadrop, Parent Governor 24/09/16

Mrs Sharon Weston, Community Governor 20/03/17

Resignations within the 2015/16 academic year
Mrs Murray, Staff Governor

Mr Meehan, Parent Governor 


Business Interests Declared
Nunthorpe Academy

Teesville Primary School

Thorntree School

KREW Consultancy


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