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Governing Body

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
Amanda Buckenham Co-Opted January 2019 None None None
Bernie Froggatt

(Vice Chair)

Co-Opted January 2019 None None None
Davina Gurry Parent June 2022 None None None
Tamsin Harvey Staff March 2021 Assistant Headteacher None None
Tracey Holliday Co-Opted January 2019 Childrens Centre Manager None None
Claire Palmer Headteacher Headteacher and husband is owner of 2 catering establishments HPHQ Ltd None None
Lucy Rodriguez Leon Co-Opted November 2020 None None None
Tracy Shorter Parent September 2019 None None None
Fay Sharp Local Authority August 2022
Mick Twinn Co-Opted January 2022 None None None
Vacancy Parent
Vacancy Co-Opted
Gill Elford Co-Opted Resigned Oct 2017 None None None
Julie Russell Co-Opted Resigned Nov 2017 None None None
Hazel Kenyon Local Authority Resigned June 2018 None None None


Committees/Named Governors

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

Finance/Personnel: C Kent, B Froggatt T Harvey, T Holliday, T Shorter, D Gurry (Chair TBC),

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

Review Committee: B Frogatt, D Gurry

Appeal Committee: A Buckenham, L Rodriguez Leon

SEN/CP/Prevent/Equal Opportunities Governor – B Froggatt/F Sharp

Safeguarding 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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