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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.

Parent Governors

 

Chris Johnson

 

Governor Category: Parent Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 9th November 2021

Current term of office: 09/11/2021 - 08/11/2025

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: 

Link Roles: Training

 

John Lightfoot

 

Governor Category: Parent Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 9th November 2021

Current term of office: 09/11/2021 - 08/11/2025

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: 

Link Roles: Health & Safety, PSHE/Behaviour, Music/Drama

 

I have 5 children who have attended Morven Park Primary School. They all have had a range of Educational needs. I have experienced many challenges in my life in the Educational system. I hope to turn my experiences into positives by supporting parents, staff and the school as a whole.  I believe that building good positive relationships will build a positive future for the school and all the pupils.

 

Emerald Salmon

Governor Category: Parent Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 30/04/2019

Current term of office: 30/04/2019 - 29/04/2023

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: 

Link Roles: Health & Safety, PSHE/Behaviour, Art/DT

 

Staff Governors

 

Sam Geeson

Governor Category: Staff Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 25th September 2018

Current term of office: 25/09/2018 - 24/09/2022

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: 

Link Roles:

 

Mark Watson (Head Teacher)

Governor Category: Headteacher

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 1st September 2006

Current term of office: N/A

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: 

Link Roles:

 

I am the Head Teacher of this fabulous school. I love working with children and making their lives as happy as possible in school. I believe that every unique individual deserves to be the absolute best they can be.

 

LEA Governor

 

Co-opted Governors

 

Alison Dowsing (Chair of Governors)

 

Governor Category: Co-opted Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 23rd September 2014

Current term of office: 23/09/2018 - 22/09/2022

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: Chair, Complaints Committee, HT Appraisal

Link Roles: Maths, Extended school/Blended Learning

 

I have been working with Morven Park in various roles for over 20 years. In 2010, I became a parent Governor and the following year was elected as Chair of Governors.

 

Silvia Johnston

Governor Category: Co-opted Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 1st March 2020

Current term of office: 01/03/2020 - 29/02/2024

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: 

Link Roles: History and Foundation Stage

 

I have 3 children who have all attended MPPS. My youngest is currently in F2. I have a Masters degree in Developmental Psychology and work with Educational Psychologist’s in Leicester. I also work as a linguist for the Ministry of Justice and speak Slovak, Czech, Hungarian and Arabic. I believe my language skills can help families at MPPS break language barriers alongside my experience and skills working with children.

 

Alisa Murphy

Governor Category: Co-opted Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 23rd September 2014

Current term of office: 23/09/2018 - 22/09/2022

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: 

Link Roles:

 

I am proud to have been part of the governing body for the last 18 years. My knowledge of the school and its catchment area supports my commitment to ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school.

 

Helen Janiszewski

 

Governor Category: Co-opted Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 25th September 2017

Current term of office: 05/10/2021 - 04/10/2025

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: PPSD Chair

Link Roles: Geography, Foundation/30 hours

 

My name is Helen Janiszewski and I am a co-opted Governor.  I am passionate about education and this has led me to becoming a Governor.  I am a midwife and have 2 children – one of whom is still at Morven Park.

 

Mike Reid

 

Governor Category: Co-opted Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 27th February 2018

Current term of office: 27/02/2018 - 26/02/2022

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: Chair of Finance, Complaints Committee, HT Appraisal

Link Roles: English/Reading, ICT

 

I have been a parent governor here at Morven Park Primary School since 2014. I currently work with NTU as a Residency Manager. This gives me experience of dealing with budgets, dealing with the education team and people management. In my role as a governor, i sit on the pupil and personnel committee and I am chair of the finance committee. My wife now works at Morven Park as a Teaching Assistant.

 

Andy Meakin

Governor Category: Co-opted Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Date joined Governing Body: 1st June 2020

Current term of office: 01/06/2020 - 31/05/2024

Register of interests & other positions held: none

Committee Membership: 

Link Roles: Science

 

I have a child who attends Morven Park Primary School. I wanted to become a parent governor as  I know I can support the school. I live locally and stand for the Council in this area. I am also a Parish councillor in Annesley.

 

 

Structure of Governing Body

 

Finance and General Purposes Committee

Mike Reid              Chair   

 

Pupils, Personnel and Strategic Development

Helen Janiszewski Chair                                        

 

Disciplinary

Alison Dowsing

Mike Reid

Bev Sinclair

 

No Governor has any business interests or financial interests or governor roles in other schools
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