Mendlesham Primary School

Our Governors

As well as being members of various Governing Body Committees, our Governors have a Curriculum responsibility and liaise closely with teaching staff.

Our Governors take a very active role in the school.  As well as being members of various Governing Body Committees, they each have a Curriculum responsibility and liaise closely with teaching staff.   Parent Governors are in school every day and are most willing to chat with other parents and feed back to the school any views or suggestions.
Governing Body Information

Mrs Sharon Jones

Mrs Sharon Jones

Chair of Governors

Local Governor
Term of office
4 years ending Oct 2020
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
Parish Clerk employed by Mendlesham Parish Council. Mendlesham Parish Council is the the sole trustee of Mendlesham Community Centre Charity and Mendlesham Playingfields.
Relationship to any member of staff
No
Governor of another establishment
No

Mrs Gillian Orves

Mrs Gillian Orves

Mrs Gillian Orves

Vice Chair

Parent Governor
Term of office
4 years ending June 2019
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
No
Relationship to any member of staff
No
Governor of another establishment
No
Safeguarding and Prevent Governor. Responsibility for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, More Able Pupils and Looked After Children. Member of Personnel and Communication Committee and Finance and Premises Committee

Mrs Sue Arbon

Mrs Sue Arbon

Local Governor
Term of office
4 years ending June 2019
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
No
Relationship to any member of staff
No
Governor of another establishment
No
Employed as a Teaching Assistant in School.

Mr Ray Fenning

Mr Ray Fenning

Mr Ray Fenning

Headteacher Governor
Term of office
4 years ending June 2019
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
No
Relationship to any member of staff
No
Governor of another establishment
No
Member of Finance and Premises Committee, member of Personnel/Communications Committee.

Mrs Tessa Sait

Mrs Tessa Sait

Headteacher Governor

Headteacher Governor
Term of office
For the duration of the Headship
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
No
Relationship to any member of staff
No
Governor of another establishment
No
Member of all Committees

Mrs Jo Pratt

Mrs Jo Pratt

Mrs Jo Pratt

Local Governor
Term of office
4 years ending June 2019
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
No
Relationship to any member of staff
No
Governor of another establishment
No
Member of Personnel/Communications Committee Special responsibility for supporting Award Scheme applications.

Mrs Rebecca Riches

Mrs Rebecca Riches

Mrs Rebecca Riches

Parent Governor
Term of office
4 years ending December 2019
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
No
Relationship to any member of staff
No
Governor of another establishment
No
Safeguarding and Prevent Governor. Member of Finance and Premises Committee Employed as an Admin Assistant at School.

Mr Doug Williams

Mr Doug Williams

Mr Doug Williams

Local Governor
Term of office
4 years ending June 2019
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
No
Relationship to any member of staff
No
Governor of another establishment
No
Member of Personnel/Communications and Chair of Finance Committee, member of Premises Committee

Mr Alastair Woodley

Mr Alastair Woodley

Mr Alastair Woodley

Local Governor
Term of office
4 years ending October 2020
Relevant Pecuniary Interests
No
Relationship to any member of staff
Married to Mrs Vanessa Woodley, employed as Teaching Assistant.
Governor of another establishment
No
Health and Safety Governor. Member of Finance and Chair of Premises Committee.

Contact Details

Office Manager: Mrs Ann Cracknell

01449 766224

Email: admin@mendleshamschool.org.uk

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Old Station Road
Mendlesham, Stowmarket
Suffolk. IP14 5RT

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