Our Governors

Steve Cooke


Chair of Governors: Committee: Resources, Finance, Health & Safety, GDPR
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.

Ash Atherton

Headteacher: Committee: School Improvement

Nick O'Keefe


Vice Chair of Governors: Committee: School Improvement, Safeguarding

Elaine Boyes


Governor: Committee: Resources, Year 3 and 4

Jennifer Carter-Shaw


Governor: Committee: School Improvement, Year 1 and 2

Tom Button


Governor: Committee: School Improvement, Year 5 and 6

Ruth Salisbury


Governor: Committee: Resources, SEND

Charlotte Smith-Lynch


Deputy Headteacher / Nursery Teacher /
EYS/KS1 Leader

VACANCY: Parent/Governor


Parent/Governor
If you’re interested in finding out more about this vital role at Burton Green Primary School please ask at school reception.

VACANCY: Trust-appointed Governor


Co-opted Governor
If you’re interested in finding out more about this vital role at Burton Green Primary School please ask at school reception.

Isabella Kurst-Hansen


Clerk to the Local Governing Committee
Isabella is responsible for minuting all Governor and committee meetings.

 

Governors’ terms of office

NameDate of appointmentTerm of officeAppointing bodyCommittee/Link Governor Responsibility
Steve Cooke (Chair)10.03.15




10.03.23LGC/ratified by HLTYCommittee - Resources
Link Governor - Reading, H&S
Ash Atherton (Headteacher)01.09.18Time in roleEx officio member of LGSCommittee – School Improvement
Nick O'Keefe (Vice Chair)23.07.1723.07.21LGC/ratified by HLTYCommittee – School Improvement
Link Governor -Safeguarding
Elaine Boyes23.07.1723.07.21LGC/ratified by HLTYCommittee - Resources
Link Governor - Curriculum
Jennifer Carter-Shaw27.09.1727.09.21LGC/ratified by HLTYCommittee – School Improvement
Link Governor - Community
Tom Button01.02.1801.02.22Parent memberCommittee – School Improvement
Link Governor - Maths
Ruth Salisbury23.05.1823.05.22LGC/ratified by HLTYCommittee – Resources
Link Governor - SEND, Pupil Premium
Charlotte Smith-Lynch29.01.1929.01.23School StaffCommittee - Resources
The following governors have stepped down in 2018/19
Date stepped down
Joan LockJuly 2019

 

Governors’ business interests

Name of GovernorNature of any business interests including details of the company or organisationDate of start of interestDetails of governor membership at another school or academyDetails of any relationship between governor and member of school staff
(eg spouse)
Ms Ash AthertonNONE


NONENONE
Mr Nick O’KeeffeNONENONENONE
Miss Elaine BoyesEmployee of Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services
Member of Institute of Directors
Fellow of RSA
18/01/16NONENONE
Mr Stephen CookeNONENONENONE
Ms Jennifer Carter-ShawNONENONENONE
Mr Tom ButtonNONENONENONE
Mrs Ruth SalisburyNONENONENONE
Mrs Charlotte Lynch-SmithNONENONENONE