Our Governors

Chair: Stephen Cooke

Steve’s background is banking and finance with considerable experience as a Relationship Manager working alongside individuals and businesses. He retired in August 2016. Steve joined the Governing Board in March 2015 and was appointed Chair of Governors in May 2017.

Y5+Y6 (Upper Key Stage 2): Anna Calderwood

Anna has over 20 years’ experience in the NHS, the majority of which have been at senior management level. Anna’s expertise lies in policy and strategy development and implementation, change management, service improvement, redesign and development and stakeholder engagement.

Y3+Y4 (Lower Key Stage 2): Elaine Boyes

Y1+Y2 (Key Stage 1): Jennifer Carter-Shaw

Butterflies, Nursery + Reception: Joan Locke

Joan is a former Headteacher and Ofsted Inspector. She now acts as a School Improvement Adviser.

Safeguarding: Nick O'Keefe

Home School Support/SEND: Corrine Naylor

Pupil Premium: Merv Bradish

Finance Lead: Stephen Cooke

Steve’s background is banking and finance with considerable experience as a Relationship Manager working alongside individuals and businesses. He retired in August 2016. Steve joined the Governing Board in March 2015 and was appointed Chair of Governors in May 2017.


We currently have two Parent Governor vacancies, and one co-opted vacancy.

The Clerk to the Local Governing Committee is Jess Swarbrick.