Telephone: 01480 375216

Governing Body

Our joint Chair of Governors are Lucy Rodriguez and Vanessa Allwright. To contact them please contact the Nursery School office on or 01480 375216.

The Governing Body at Huntingdon Nursery School plays an important part in helping the school run effectively. We have three main committees as follows:-

Teaching and Learning – monitoring how the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum is taught, evaluated and resourced.

Property – Health & Safety – Monitoring the building and making sure we have a safe environment for our children and adults alike.

Finance & Personnel – Overseeing the school budget and staff welfare/issues and recruitment.

Our governor’s support the school by:-

Attending Governing Body Meetings
Making regular visits to the school
Attending training to gain knowledge to support our work
Attending County Governor Meetings



Name Appointed By Term End Relevant Business Interest Governor at other schools or education establishments Relationship with other governors or staff
Vanessa Allright Co-Opted April 2023 SEN teacher and Caseworker for Ranstad Agency None None
Amanda Buckenham Co-Opted November 2022 None None None
Tamsin Harvey Staff March 2021 Assistant Headteacher None None
Tracey Holliday Co-Opted November 2022 Childrens Centre Manager None None
Claire Kent Headteacher Headteacher and husband is owner of Number One Deli and Platform One Cafe None None
Lucy Rodriguez Leon Co-Opted November 2020 None None None
Tracy Shorter Co-Opted September 2023 None None None
Fay Sharp Local Authority August 2022 None None None
Mick Twinn Co-Opted January 2022 Employee None None
Vacancy Parent
Vacancy Parent
Vacancy Parent

Bernie Froggatt

(Vice Chair)

Co-Opted January 2019 None None None


Committees/Named Governors

Teaching and Learning: A Buckenham, C Kent, L Rodriguez Leon, F Sharp (Chair)

Finance: C Kent, T Harvey, T Holliday, T Shorter, L Rodriguez Leon (Chair TBC),

Personnel: A Buckenham, L Rodriguez Leon, T Shorter, F Sharpe

Health, Safety and Well being : C Kent, A Buckenham (Chair), T Harvey and site manager , M Twinn, T Holliday

Review Committee: Tracey Shorter, Fay Sharpe

Appeal Committee: A Buckenham, L Rodriguez Leon

SEND Governor – F Sharp

Safeguarding/CP/Prevent/Equal opportunities Governor – M Twinn

Become a Governor

If you are interested in becoming a parent governor, or would like to know more about what is involved, please contact the office staff.


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