Current Governing Body Structure
Name Governor Type Current Term of Office Resignation Date

Number of Meetings Attended

(20/21 academic year) 

% Attendance

(20/21 academic year)

Business Interests Other Governing Bodies Personal relationships with staff/pupils
Michelle Baker Local Authority 05/08/2018 None None No
James Bowman Parent 08/10/2019 None None Yes - Parent

Dawn  Burbury

Associate 01/09/2021   None None No
Jon Curtis Parent 07/06/2018 None


Yes - Parent
Sarah  Dugdale Headteacher 01/09/2009   None Flore CE Primary No
Chris Harris Co-opted 08/10/2019 None None Yes - Grandparent

Katherine Hipwell

Staff 01/09/2021


Daniel Lister


Co-opted 21/09/2020 None

Flore EC Primary

Forest CE Federation

Peterborough Diocese Board of Education

James Marscheider Parent 17/05/2019 None NPAT Yes - Parent
Laura Newton Co-opted


  None None No

 Julie Walsh

Co-opted 07/12/2020 None Naseby C of E Primary No

 Jake Wiid

Co-opted 28/06/2021

Evolve Advice

Strong Roots Training

Advisory Board to Cognita Schools Yes - Parent

The school benefits from an active and committed board of governors. The full governing body meets once a term to consider policies, school performance, staff matters and other issues. A number of sub committees also report back to the full governing body. Please click here to see our official governing body information from the academic year 2020/21.

More information on our governors can be found  here.

Sub Committees

Curriculum Looking at all aspects of curriculum within the school
Resources Finances / Buildings & Grounds / Health & Safety / Staffing
Governors are drawn from all sections of the community and generally serve a four year term.


Sarah Dugdale Headteacher Curriculum / Resources  
Dawn Burbury Associate  Governor Curriculum  
Michelle Baker Local Authority Governor Resources Bio
James Bowman Parent Governor  Curriculum  
Jon Curtis Parent Governor Resources Bio
Chris Harris  Co-opted Governor  Curriculum/ Resources   
Katherine Hipwell Staff Governor    
Daniel Lister

Co-opted Governor/Chair of Governors 

Curriculum/ Resources  Bio
James Marscheider Parent Governor Resources Bio
Laura Newton Co-opted Governor/Vice Chair of Governors
Curriculum / Resources Bio
Julie Walsh Co-opted Governor Curriculum  
Jake Wiid Co-opted Governor   Bio
Amanda Norman Clerk to Governors