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Meryfield Primary School

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Meet the Governors

Meet the Governors

The Meryfield Governing Body has delegated responsibilities and accountabilities from the Agora Learning Partnership Board of Trustees.  Our role is to steer, challenge and support the School leadership and contribute to the success of Meryfield. In addition, we recommend and contribute to the work of the Agora Learning Partnership, benefiting all the academies across the Trust.

Governor Name

Category

Responsibilities

Term of OfficeBusiness Interests

Cherylan Martindale

Trustee Nominee

Chair of AGB

 

09/2020-08/2024None
Alex GageHeadteacherAll working parties

09/2021-

08/2025

None
Malcolm StrackTrustee Nominee

Premises

Health & Safety

Pupil Premium

 

09/2021-

08/2025

None
Laura EdgarAssociate MemberAGB09/2019-08/2023Assistant Headteacher at Hertswood Academy

Dorothy

Dear

Trustee 

Nominee

Vice Chair of AGB

09/2019-

08/2023

None
Nick Busfield-BirchParent Nominated Governor

Finance 

GDPR

02/2019- 02/2023Parent of child at school
Nicole Richer

Trustee

Nominee

Teaching and Learning

09/2020-

08/2024

None
Kartik KumarCo-opted

Safeguarding 

09/2020-

08/2024

None

Moira 

McCarthy

Teacher representativeAGB

02/2021-

01/2025

None

Tracey 

Barnes

Support Staff 

representative

AGB

09/2021-

08/2025

None
Kika Philippou Parent representativeAGB

10/2021-

09/2025

None
Soheil AkbaryParent representative 02/2022 - 01/2026None

 

 

 

Previous Governors

 

Governor NameCategory

Committee's/

Responsibilities

Term of office
Rosalyn NewmarkCo-optedAGB

09/2021-

12/2021

Sinthuja Sharma-ChongParent representativeAGB 10/2021 - 12/2021
Jackie GaitleySupport Staff representativeSupport Staff representative09/2017-08/2021
Brenda Lockley

Teacher

representative

AGB & Attendance09/2017 - 10/2020
Russell ScottParent Governor 02/2019 - 02/2020
Nicky HensonParent GovernorPremises08/2014 - 07/2018
Erica CookOffice Manager of MeryfieldFinance09/2017- 01/2021
John CooperTrustee NomineeChair09/2017-08/2021

 

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