Our Governing Body
Find out about the people who oversee the general vision and management of our school. They give their time to ensure that school policies and long term vision are followed carefully to ensure that your child has the best experience that can be whilst they are with us. The governing body has a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement.
Here you will find information about the governors on Parkstone’s Governing Body and how you can get in touch with them.
The Governing Body have responsibility for raising standards of achievement in the school. They hold senior leaders to account, seek external views of the school and use a range of information to set the strategic direction.
The Governing Body consists of two parent governors, one LA governor, one member of staff, the headteacher and ten co-opted governors. A skills audit is completed to ensure a range of expertise and experiences across the governing body.
Current members of the Governing Body are as follows:
Two parent governors: Mrs L Bell and Mr T Hutton
LA governor: Mrs B Mitchell (Chair)
Member of staff: Mrs L Warrener
Headteacher: Mrs S Waller
Co-opted members: Mrs V Colley, Mrs L Huckstep, Rev L McMunn, Dr K Spencer
Bev Mitchell has been a governor for 9 years. She started out as a parent governor but this last year has transferred to represent the Local Authority as her children are now both at secondary school. She has been Chair of Governors for 3 years and enjoys working with the Headteacher and coming into school to see the children in action. She currently serves on the School Improvement, Personnel and Curriculum committees. You can contact her at email@example.com
Dr Ken Spencer has been a governor at Parkstone Primary School for more than 20 years. He taught in the Faculty of Education, University of Hull, for 40 years, and has written many books and articles on technology in education, and early reading. Several articles were based on research conducted in Parkstone Primary. He has recently retired.
Lee is the minister of Riverside Church, which meets at Parkstone School. He has lived in Hull for about 10 years. He is married to Vicky and they have three young children.
Lesley is a retired primary school teacher, a job she enjoyed for 30 years. She feels lucky to have a lovely daughter and son in law as well as a 5 year old grandson, who keeps her on her toes! When she has the time she finds that gardening, Tai chi and reading keep her busy.
Val has lived in the school catchment area for 50 years, working at Parkstone for 21 years until she retired. Her work mainly involved supporting children in small groups and she is currently using this expertise as the SEND governor. Both her children attended Parkstone and she currently has two grandsons in the school.
Tom recently joined the Parkstone Governing Body as a parent governor. He is originally from Norwich but moved to Hull in 2005. He is married to Lucy and they have three children (two of them are currently at Parkstone School). He is a teacher: working part-time in another local primary school.
Contact us using the information below either by post, phone or by email, whichever you find more convenient.
Tel: 01482 854554
Admin Officer: Lynne Warrener
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