Our Governors

Our governors play a vital role within our school development.  They support the leaders to plan key improvements, allocate funding and evaulate progress against the school development plan.

Governor Information

Type of   governor

Start

Date

End 

Date

Name Position within the governing body Pecuniary Interest Profile

Executive Head   Teacher

01/09/19   Jude Busari Executive Head Teacher Executive Head   Teacher of Ashton CofE Primary School
Local   Authority 07/03/18 06/03/2022 Colin   Swindale Chair of the Governing Body, Business Committee Member, Head Teacher Performance Review, Pupil Premium Governor None
      
  • Occupation: Retired IT Director
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  • Lives: Winslow with his wife
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  • Personal Information: Colin worked for over 20years for a large global manufacturing company and 17 years for a pharmaceutical company. His skills in leadership, finance, IT and corporate processes helped him to deliver IT solutions globally and mentor senior staff. 

Parent   Governor

01/10/20 30/09/2024 Jane   Lambert Parent Governor, Chair of Business Committee None
      
  • Occupation: Managing Director and Owner of ECG Ltd (Medical Training Company)
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  • Lives: Cosgrove with partner and 3 daughters
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  • Personal Information: Jane’s business is based in Cosgrove and she manages a dynamic office team who coordinate all training activities. Her skills are within leadership, business development and training. She is passionate about everyone having the skills to be able to save a life! Jane is still a qualified nurse and acupuncturist. She likes to spend her spare time with family, friends and enjoying village life.
Parent Governor 01/10/2020 30/09/2024 Donna MacMannus Parent Governor, Chair of Curriculum and Standards Committee, Maths Governor None
      
  • Occupation: Senior Finance Officer and Apprenticeship Manager - Elizabeth Woodville School/ TOVE Learning Trust  
  • Lives:  In Roade but grew up and has connections with Cosgrove for the past 40 years.
  • Personal Information: Over 19 years of Apprenticeship experience. Donna now manages the day to day running of a 2 campus local Secondary School Finance Department along with the affiliated Trust Apprenticeship Levy Programme. Donna enjoys spending time with her family and travelling abroad. 

 Co-opted

Community 

Governor 

 01/03/2019  28/02/2023

Rosie

Paul

Curriculum and Standards Committee Member, Literacy Governor 

 None 
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher  
  • Lives: Cosgrove with husband 
  • Personal Information: Has worked in state and private schools as a class and support teacher. Enjoys travel, village life and being a grandparent.

Parent

Governor

01/07/2020 30/06/2024

Kirsty

Holmes

Parent Governor, Curriculum and Standards Committee Member    
  • Occupation: Senior Nursery Manager
  • Lives: Cosgrove with husband and two children 
  • Personal information: Kirsty has worked in early years for 17 years and has 11 years of management experience. She holds a masters degree and is skilled in leadership and management, coaching and mentoring, ofsted compliance and safeguarding. She is passionate about the well being of children and the professional development of her employees.

Parent 

Governor

01/07/2020 30/06/2024

Sian 

Beard

 Parent Governor, Business Committee Member    

 

Attendance Data

Attendance at meetings in academic year 2020-2021:

  September February  April July Overall (0%)
Colin Swindale Present Present      
Jude Busari Present Present      
Tracey Steel Present Present      
Rosie Paul Present Present      
Jane Lambert Apologies Present      
Donna MacManus Present Present      
Kirsty Holmes Present Present      
Sian Beard  Present Apologies      

 

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Governor Data