Long Buckby Infant School

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

Number of Meetings Attended

(21/22 academic year) 

% Attendance

(21/22 academic year)

Business Interests Other Governing Bodies Personal relationships with staff/pupils
Michelle Baker Local Authority 05/08/2018 8/8 100% None None No
James Bowman Parent 08/10/2019 10/12 83% None None Yes - Parent
David Croston Co-opted 25/11/2021  3/4 75% None None No
Jon Curtis Parent 07/06/2018 7/8 88% None


Yes - Parent
Sarah  Dugdale Headteacher 01/09/2009  





Flore CE Primary - Executive Headteacher Flore CE Primary No
Helen    Garratt Co-opted 27/09/2021 6/8 75% None Long Buckby Scouts No
Chris Harris Co-opted 08/10/2019 8/12 67% None None Yes - Grandparent

Katherine Hipwell

Staff 01/09/2021 28/3/2022 7/7





Daniel Lister


Co-opted 21/09/2020




Flore CE Primary

Forest CE Federation

Peterborough Diocese Board of Education

James Marscheider Parent 17/05/2019


88% None NPAT No
Laura Newton Co-opted


 13/09/2021 None None No
Anne Pettifer Staff


1/2 50% No

 Julie Walsh

Co-opted 07/12/2020   5/8  63% 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
The Resources Committee benchmark the school against other similar schools using the following tool.  Schools benchmarking tool. 
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/Resources  
David Croston Co-opted Governor Resources  
Jon Curtis Parent Governor Resources Bio
Chris Harris  Co-opted Governor  Curriculum/ Resources   
Helen Garratt Co-opted Governor Curriculum
Daniel Lister

Co-opted Governor/Chair of Governors 

Curriculum/ Resources  Bio
James Marscheider Parent Governor Resources Bio
Anne Pettifer Staff    
Julie Walsh Co-opted Governor Curriculum  
Jake Wiid Co-opted Governor Resources Bio
Amanda Norman Clerk to Governors