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Aldingbourne
Primary School

Learning to bee the best that we can bee!

Meet Our Governors

 CHAIRPERSON

Andy kyte

Andy is our Chair of Governors. He is a Community Governor. He is a member of all 3 committees and attends all meetings.

"I enjoy putting back into my community, helping others and being able to be part of decision-making in order to make things better. I love watching and being involved in the school's development and journey and I love inter-acting with the children and staff."

Likes: Anything to do with WW2 - I collect military vehicles, love exotic holidays, my pets and my family.

Dislikes: Cucumber, clowns and boy racers!

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

 VICE CHAIRPERSON 

Nikki Goff

Nicki is our Vice Chair of Governors. She is a Community  Governor. She is a member of the Premises Committee.

"Having my two boys attend Aldingbourne, I wanted to give something back to show my gratitude to all the staff who dedicate their careers to making the school truly outstanding."

Likes: Reading, holidays, a drink with friends and watching my two bays play football.

Dislikes: SNAKES!!!

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

 

 

 

 HEADTEACHER

Liz Webster

Liz is our Headteacher. She is a member of all 3 committees and attends all meetings.

"As Headteacher of the school, it is important that I am part of the Governing Body so I can work alongside and support them in making this school a wonderful place to learn."

Likes: Happy people, champagne, sport, teaching EVERY child in the school!

Dislikes: Grumpy people, olives and paperwork

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  Liz is a published author with Harper Collins

Governance roles in other schools: None

 

FINANCE & STAFFING COMMITTEE

Andrew Clegg

Andrew is the Chair of our Finance & Staffing Committee. He is a Community Governor.

"I think it's important in life to give something back. The opportunity to help the school is both a pleasure and a privilege. As a co-owner and director of a local company, I've learnt the importance of managing, directing and mentoring a team of people to achieve our goals. These skills assist me in contributing to both the financial and performance management of the school, supported by the Governing Body and Headteacher."

Likes: Surfing, watching Rugby Internationals, curry and spending quality time with my family

Dislikes: Shopping......

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

Nicola Hollingworth

Nicola is a Community Governor. She is a member of the Finance & Staffing Committee.

"I enjoy being a Governor because I can help make a difference and support the school. I am a solicitior specialising in employment law and I have also previously been a Governor at another school."

Likes: Laughing, singing and reading

Dislikes: Rude people and seafood

Governance roles in other schools: None

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  Nicola is a Governor at another school and a director at an employment law firm.

Susan Reed

Sue is a Parent Governor. She is a member of our Finance & Staffing Committee. She is also the Reception Class teacher at our school.

"I enjoy serving on the Governing Body as I love being able to support the school. As a teacher of the reception class and now a parent, I feel I can bring a breadth of experience to the meetings which, I hope, is helpful."

Likes: Spending quality time with family, sunshine holidays, a good book and a glass of prosecco!

Dislikes: Grumpy people, traffic jams and mushrooms

Governance roles in other schools: None

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  Sue is a published author with Harper Collins

Peter Waller

Peter is our newest Governor! He is a Community Governor. He is a member of our Finance & Staffing Committee.

"As a governor, I hope to support the school in continuing to provide such a fantastic, learning environment. I have worked as an HR Director for a number of years supporting various businesses grow and manage their poeple effectively."

Likes: Drawing and painting, especially with my children, Brighton and Hove Albion - "We are the Premier League!"

Dislikes: Spiders (I run a mile!) and avocado (the texture is all wrong!)

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

PREMISES COMMITTEE 

Kevin Ursell

Kevin is the Chair of our Premises Committee. He is a Community Governor.

"I wanted to give something back to the school and support Liz and the teaching staff, as I have had three children attend this school from 2003-2017 and they have all loved the school and the teaching staff! I work in the construction industry and can offer experience/advice in construction projects, health and safety and project management.

Likes: Playing and watching live sport, sunshine and skiing holidays, my family and countyr pub meals and a real ale after a nice walk.

Dislikes: Email overload, password overload, olives, traffic jams and queue jumpers.

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

Nicki Goff

Nicki is a Community Governor. She is a member of our Premises Committee. She is also our Vice Chair of Governors.

"Having my two boys attend Aldingbourne, I wanted to give something back to show my gratitude to all the staff who dedicate their careers to making the school truly outstanding."

Likes: Reading, holidays, a drink with friends and watching my two bays play football.

Dislikes: SNAKES!!!

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

Andrew Reeves

Andy is a Community Governor. He is a member of our Premises Committee.

"Having resided locally for many years, with both my children at Aldingbourne, this is a unique opportunity in supporting and shaping its current and future plans for the benefit of all the children."

Likes: Being organised, DIY, holidays and carluccious breakfasts!

Dislikes: Grumpy people, marmite and spiders

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

 CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

Natasha Phelps

Natasha is a Staff Governor. She is on the Curriculum Committee. She is also our Year 4 teacher.

"I want to continue to support the school in as many ways as possible. My role as a teacher and chair of the PTA allows me to bring a variety of perspectives to governor meetings."

Likes: Holidays abroad, dinner with friends, American TV series

Dislikes: Grumpy people, bad driving, bad manners

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

 

Jamie Riggs

Jamie is a Parent Governor. He is a member of our Curriculum Committee.

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Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

Michael Smith

Mike is a Community Governor. He is a member of our Curriculum Committee.

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Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

Rebecca Peters

Rebecca is a Local Authority Governor. She is a member of our Curriculum Committee.

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Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None

 ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Ian Davidson 

As our Premises Officer, Ian is an associate member of our Governing Body. He is a member of our Premises Committee.

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Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Governance roles in other schools: None