At Brambleside Primary School the Governing Body is made up of a team who are responsible for: ensuring that all training, monitoring and performance is completed and evaluated,  challenging decisions that are made, setting strategies, linking with the local community and other bodies and acting as a 'Critical Friend' to the school.

The role of the Governing Board

Maintained school governing bodies and academy trust boards are the accountable bodies in law and as such must act collectively in the best interest of the children, ensuring the good conduct of the school and promoting high standards of educational achievement. 

The Chair of Governors is Mr W Parker, he can be contacted in writing via the school address.

Staff Absence Notice

The Governors wish to advise that no time off has been taken by any staff member who is a Union Official.

Governor Details September 2020

Current Members

NameDate of appointmentEnd DatePercuniary Interests
Cllr Bill Parker 01.09.2019   County Councillor
Mr Richard Mann 01.09.2014   Kettering General Hospital Health Professions Council Daughter at School
Mr Ron Whittaker 31.01.2020   SATRA Technology Centre Kettering Business Development Trust
Prof Roger Gibbard 23.04.2020   Dean of Teaching and Learning, University of Reading                               Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Current Governors

Current GovernorsType of GovernorAppointed byDate of AppointmentTerm of OfficeRolesDeclaration of Interest
Mr Drew Brown Headteacher Board 01.09.16 01.09.16   None
Mrs Doyin Jarvis LEA Board 31.10.11 31.10.11 - 30.10.15 31.10.15 - 31.10.19 Vice Chair / Pay & Performance / Chair of Curriculum / Training  None
Cllr Bill Parker LEA Board 01.09.14 01.09.14 - 31.08.18 01.09.18 - 31.08.22 Chair / Finance /  Chair of Pay & Performance / Safeguarding / EYFS None
Mrs Natalie Goosey Staff Governor Board 30.11.16 30.11.16 - 29.11.20 Curriculum None
Mrs Rachael Early Parent Governor Board 16.12.16  16.12.16 - 15.12.20 Chair of Finance / Pay & Performance Stanion CofE Primary School / Child in Year 6
Mr Paul Hanson Parent Governor Board 01.11.2018 12.11.18 - 11.11.22 Curriculum / Year 5 & 6 Children in Reception and Year 3
Dr Kevin Williams Community Governor Board 01.09.2019 01.09.19 - 31.08.23 Finance / Curriculum / Year 1 & 2 None
Mrs Carlene Cole Parent Governor Board 23.10.2019 23.10.19 - 22.10.23 Year 3 &4 Child in Year 3

Academic Year 2019-2020 Governor Attendance

Name11.09.1916.10.1904.12.1915.01.2018.05.2029.05.2017.06.20
Drew Brown Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bill Parker Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Natalie Goosey No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rachael Early Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Doyin Jarvis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kevin Williams   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Paul Hanson Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Penny Sim-Jones Yes Yes No Yes      
Carlene Cole     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes