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The Role of the Governor

The Governing Body of the school is made up of people from a variety of backgrounds. Some of the Governors are parents. The school governors comprise of a group of individuals, who are elected, nominated or co-opted and are representative of parents and teachers, the Local Education Authority and the local community. School governors work with the Headteacher and are responsible for setting the strategic direction of the school. Meetings are held at least once each term and committees meet in addition to main body meetings.

If you would like to be a school governor please contact the Headteacher to find out about any vacancies and ask for a Governor’s Information Pack.

Meet Our Governors

Chair Of Governors

If you require contact with the chair of the governors at Ravensfield Primary, please contact:

Mrs Jaci Nelson
Ravensfield Community Primary School,
Clarendon Street,
SK16 4JG

All the governors and associate members of Ravensfield Primary School listed below have signed the Register of Personal, Pecuniary or Business Interests.


Current Governing Body

Role / TypeNameTerm Of OfficeAppointed ByPecuniary Interests
Chair (Co-opted Governor)Jacqueline Nelson29/09/20 until 28/09/24Governing BodyNone
Vice Chair (Authority)Karl Williams01/06/20 until 31/05/24Governing BodyNone
Head TeacherKaren LeylandAppointed 01/09/18Governing BodyHeadteacher
Co-opted GovernorGlenn Pike22/03/2022 until 21/03/2026Governing BodyNone
Parent GovernorEmma Dixon23/01/2024 until 22/01/2028Governing Body
Staff GovernorJames Coward10/11/2020 until 09/11/2024Governing BodyMember of Staff
Parent GovernorGeorge Roberts13/12/2022 until 12/12/2026Governing Body
Parent GovernorDonna Carmichael21/11/2023 until 20/11/2027Governing Body
Parent GovernorAliya Niaz21/11/2023 until 20/11/2027Governing Body
Co-Opted GovernorRuth Dawson31/08/2020 until 31/08/2024Governing Body
Co-Opted GovernorLeanne Hawkins23/01/2024 until 22/01/2028Governing Body
Role / TypeNameTerm Of OfficeAppointed ByPecuniary Interests
Vice Chair (Co-opted Governor)Hilary Clifton01/09/16 until 31/8/19Governing BodyNone
Parent GovernorStuart Lord11/05/15 until 01/12/18Governing BodyNone
Parent GovernorLee Pollitt01/07/18 until 01/02/19Governing BodyNone
Associate GovernorDenise Evans10/10/17 until 18/06/19Governing BodyMember of Staff
Co-opted GovernorAlison Jacques01/09/15 until 31/08/19School StaffMember of Staff
Co-opted GovernorJacqueline Green27/11/18 until 09/02/21Governing BodyNone
Co-opted GovernorSimon Hendley13/09/19 until 22/03/22Governing BodyNone
Co-opted GovernorDavid Pearce22/06/21 until 12/07/2022Governing BodyNone
Parent GovernorWayne Warburton01/12/18 until 12/07/2022Governing BodyNone
Parent GovernorGemma Miller28/09/21 until 07/09/2023Governing BodyNone
Parent GovernorAngela Quirk01/09/19 until 31/08/23Governing BodyNone
Deputy HeadteacherRuth Dawson31/08/20 until 31/08/24 Governing BodyNone

Governor Attendance at Meetings

Use the drop down menus below to view the Attendance at meetings for each Governor Committee.

See document below