Governors

As a Local Governing Body, we are responsible for working with the school to ensure that it delivers a good quality education.

Together with the Head Teacher, who is responsible for day-to-day management, we set and support the school’s aims and policies.

Some of our main responsibilities:

  • We work with the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership Team to determine the overall direction of the school

  • We oversee the budget

  • We help recruit staff

  • We monitor how well the school is doing

  • We advise on school policies and procedures

Wansbeck Primary School Governors

NameTypeTermResponsibilities
Kate HindsonChair of Govenors24.10.18-23.10.20Safeguarding LAC
Elizabeth FosterVice Chair of Governors9.12.14SEND
Sam BullenHeadteacher2.12.15
Petra RaffertyStaff Govenor2.12.15-7.03.2022Training
David Gill Parent Govenor05.06.19-24.06.21
Daryl Camfield Parent Govenor 05.06.19-11.06.21

Governor Attendance 2019-2020

NameMeetings attended
Kate Hindson3/3
Elizabeth Foster2/3
Sam Bullen3/3
Petra Rafferty3/3
David Gill 3/3
Daryl Camfield 2/3

Governors whose term of office ended or resigned in the last 12 months

NameTypeEnd of Term
Mrs E Storey Chair of Govenors27.9.19
Mr J TrushellCommunity Govenor9.10.19
Mrs N BaderCommunity Govenor13.7.20

“Really happy with the way my child has developed whilst attending Wansbeck”

Parent's comments

“My two children have come on leaps and bounds regarding reading, writing and maths. The teachers are amazing."

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“Wansbeck is an amazing primary school that puts my children’s needs first. Great staff and friendly pupils.”

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“Brilliant school.”

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“My children are happy at school and have many opportunities to develop their learning.”

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“Thanks for all the help & extra support that my child receives. It means that I know he is getting all the help he needs to progress to his potential."

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“Any issues raised are always dealt with, absolutely no concerns brilliant school and lovely caring staff. My child learns a lot attending this school. Thank you.”

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“My child is always happy and loves going to school. Teachers are always there when needed.”

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“Very happy with school. Feel really assured with the help we have had from SENCO with the assessment for my child regarding possible autism and ADHD. More than happy with teachers and support staff.”

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“Great school with fantastic teachers.”

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“My children are very happy at school and should I ever have any concerns, the school are happy to deal with it.”

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“My child is well cared at school she loves it!”

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“Best decision I made for my children’s education was moving them to Wansbeck. The progress the children have made is amazing. Very happy mum.”

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“All my children have loved this school and all great memories of staff. Wansbeck is great.”

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“My child really enjoys attending school he tells me he loves his teachers and friends.”

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