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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.
Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.
We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

Mr M Powell

Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

Term of Office: 2016 -2020

 

My name is Mark Powell and I am a Parent Governor.  I was successfully re-elected as the Chair of the Governing Body for 2016 - 2018 as well as The Vice Chair of the Finance, Personnel & Premises Committee.  I am the Governor for the Artistic & Expressive parts of the curriculum as well as Early Years.  I joined the Board as a Parent Governor for 4 years serving only at Brookfield Primary School with full voting rights.  September 2016 I became a Co-opted Governor. My main aim as a governor is to ensure that school provides a safe, fun and enjoyable learning experience for all children who attend the school.  I have no Business or Pecuniary interest and my attendance for all Governing Board meetings held during 2014-2015 was 99%.  My attendance for all Governing Board meetings held during 2015 - 2016 was 98%.

 

 I work as a Director within the NHS.  I am married, my wife Beth serves as a member of the Brookfield PTFA.  We currently have 2 children who both attend the school. 

Mr R Dale

Vice Chair

Local Authority Governor

Term of Office: 2017 - 2021

 

My name is Roger Dale and I have been a Governor at Brookfield Primary School since 2007.  I was re-elected Vice Chair of Governors for 2016 - 2018 as well as Chair of the Finance, Personnel & Premises Committee.  I am the Link Governor, The Governor for Performance Management and Science & Technology   I have full voting rights and during the 2014 - 2015 Academic Year attended 100% of all Governing Board meetings.  My attendance for 2015 - 2016 was also 100%

 

I have a child who attended Brookfield Primary School before going on to Secondary education.  I became a Local Authority Governor predominantly as I wanted to give something back to Brookfield as the school did so much for my child.  I work full time for a major company in Derby.  I am a Fellow at Nottingham Business School and a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement.  I recently re-registered both of these interests on the 13th September 2016. 

 

I am not related to any other Governor or member of staff on the board.

Mrs L Bird

Head Teacher - Brookfield Primary School

 

My name is Lisa Bird and I attend and serve on: The Brookfield Primary School Governing body, the Children, Curriculum & Community Committee as well as the Finance, Personnel & Premises Committee.  I am responsible for Safeguarding and Child Protection responsibilities on the governing body.  As the Head Teacher of Brookfield Primary School I oversee the Curriculum, Progress and Attainment.  I have particular interests in the Artistic & Expressive side of things.  I am very active with the school dance and regularly choreograph pieces which are performed during school plays. I have full voting rights as a Governor. 

 

I have no outside business or pecuniary interest and re-registered my position as the Head Teacher of Brookfield Primary School on the 13th September 2016.  My attendance for all Governing board meetings held during the 2014 - 2015 academic year was 100%.  My attendance for all Governing Board meetings held during 2015 - 2016 was 100%.

 

I am not related to any other Governor or member of staff on the board.

Mr D Walls

Deputy Head Teacher

Staff Governor

Term of Office 2014 - 2017

 

My name is Daniel Walls and I became a member of the Governing Body shortly after I joined Brookfield Primary School in 2014.  I serve on the Governing Body, The Children, Curriculum and Community Committee as well as having responsibilities for Maths.  As well as my Deputy Head Teacher responsibilities I teach Year 6 and was extremely proud to be part of the progress and amazing SAT's results for academic years 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2016 and 2016 - 2017.

 

I re-registered my interest as Deputy Head Teacher of Brookfield Primary School on the 13th September 2016 and my attendance for the academic year 2014 - 2015 was 99%.  My attendance for 2015 - 2016 was 98%.

 

I have full voting rights as a Governor and I am not related to any other Governor or member of staff on the Board.

Mrs P Daley

School Business Manager

Co-opted Governor

Terms of Office: 2015 - 2019

 

My name is Pearl Daley and I serve on the Governing board as well as the Finance, Personnel and Premises Committee.  I have responsibilities for all aspects of the school business. I re-registered my interest as the School Business Manager on the 13th September 2016 and have full voting rights at all Governing body meetings.  I am an active member of a Pentecostal Church but have no pecuniary interest or voting rights as part of my membership.

 

My attendance for all Governing Board meetings for the 2014 - 2015 academic year was 98%.  My attendance for 2015 - 2016 Governing Board meetings was 100% I am not related to any other Governor or member of staff on the board.

Dr M Clarke

Parent Governor

Term of Office 2014 - 2018

 

My name is Martin Clarke and I have two children at Brookfield.  I became a Parent Governor in 2014 because I felt this was a great way to support both the school and my children's learning.  I serve on the Governing body as well as the Children, Curriculum and Community Committee.  I have recently been voted as Chair of this committee and will serve a full term of office.  I am the link governor for maths.  I am a Chartered Psychologist and work as a Research Fellow in the field of Forensic Mental Health.

 

I have no business or pecuniary interest and only govern at Brookfield Primary School. I have full voting rights at all Governing body meetings and my attendance for 2014 - 2015 academic year was 100%.  My attendance for 2015 - 2016 was 100%. I am not related to any other Governor or member of staff on the board.

Mr J Gledhill

Parent Governor

Term of Office 2014 - 2017

 

My name is Jon Gledhill and I have spent over 15 years working in IT across a variety of industries.  I have been a Parent Governor for over 6 years at Brookfield Primary School.  I am a parent of 4 children, all who have successfully been through Brookfield School.  With this experience of Brookfield I am able to support the school in order to help direct how it will continue to achieve its target of becoming an outstanding school ensuring we have a warm welcoming school in our local community.

 

I serve on the main Governing Body, I am a member of the Children, Curriculum and Community Committee as well as the Governor for Computing.  I am a Director of a company and re-registered this interest on the 13th September 2016.  My attendance at all Governing board meetings for the Academic year 2014 - 2015 was 92%.  My attendance for 2015 - 2016 was 100%. I am not related to any other Governor or member of staff on the Board.

 

 Mrs Lucy Quach

 Parent Governor

Term of Office: 2016 - 2020

 

My name is Lucy Quach and I am a Parent Governor at Brookfield, serving on the Children, Curriculum and Community Committee as well as being the Safer Recruitment Governor and Link Governor for Physical Development and the Human and Environmental Curriculum.

 

I am married and currently have two children who attend the school.  We have lived within the local community for a long time.

 

In my professional life I work as an HR Business Partner for a local employer, and have experience of supporting the education sector across a variety of matters regarding staff employment and engagement.  I am passionate about children's education particularly during the primary years, and am keen to offer my skills as a contribution to the on going improvement of Brookfield.

 

I am an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and am not related to any other member of the Governing Board.

Mrs S Sheasby

Co-opted Governor

Term of Office 2015 - 2017 - Resigned

 

My name is Sara Sheasby and I am a parent of three children who attended Brookfield for 10 years.  I have served on the governing body for 5 of the 10 years my children attended Brookfield Primary School as I wish to ensure the school offers a wide curriculum that all children can achieve their potential whatever their talent may be.  I am a local General Practitioner working in Derby and I re-registered this interest on the 13th September 2016.  I am also a practising Christian.

 

I am no longer a member of the Governing board having resigned in July 2017 due to increased family commitments.  At the governing board meetings held for the 2014 - 2015 academic year my attendance was 100%.  My attendance for 2015 - 2016 was 96%.   I have embraced my time serving on the Board and will miss being a part of the decision making process that allows children at Brookfield to reach their full potential.

Mr M Orme

 

 

 

My name is Matthew (Matt) Orme. 

 

I am no longer a serving member of the Board, ending my membership in July 2015.  In my professional life I am an Accountant. I will use these skills to audit Brookfield Primary School Accounts.

Mrs G Tatlow - Deceased 

 

Term of Office: 2015 - March 2017

 

It is with great sadness that I inform parents that Mrs Gill Tatlow, a school governor, passed away. Mrs Tatlow has been associated with Brookfield for over 25 years and was a very dedicated Chair of the Governing Board for 21 of those years. Mrs Tatlow loved to be around the children, whether it be watching our school performances, dishing up Christmas dinner or saying hello as she shopped in Tesco! Her support to the school and staff, as well as financial skills and her vast knowledge of the history of Brookfield School will be sadly missed by all. Our thoughts and best wishes go to her family at this very sad time.

 

My name is Gill Tatlow and I was a Co-opted Governor.   my attendance for all Governing board meeting during 2014 - 2015 Academic Year was 100%.  My attendance for 2015 - 2016 was 98%. 

 

 

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