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Who are the governors?

The Current Composition Of Our Governing Body Is:

The Telferscot Governing Body was reconstituted under the 2012 Constitutional Regulations on 1 October 2019. Under these there are the following categories of governors:

1 x Local Authority

4 x Parent

1 x Head Teacher

1 x Staff

7 x Co-opted 



Amy Burns-Thomson Co-opted Co-opted
Term: 20 May 2023
Committees: Resources, Standards, Pay and Inclusion

Vice Chair

Celia Barrett Co-opted
Term: 23rd July 2020
Committees: Resources, Standards and Pay 

Sammi Burrows Co-opted
Term: 11 March 2023

Alex Cole Local Authority Governor
Term: 9 July 2022
Committees: Resources

James Cook Parent
Term: 8 March 2023
Committees: Resources

Howard Jackson Co-opted
Term: 11 March 2023
Committees: Resources (Chair)

Stacey Mack Parent
Term: 8 March 2023
Committees: Standards, Inclusion (Chair)

David Cooper Headteacher

Leila Redpath Parent
Term: 21 October 2024
Committees: Resources 

Hana Riazuddin Co-opted
Term: 11 March 2022
Committees: Standards

Sam Riches Parent
Term: 21 October 2024
Committees: Inclusion

Emma Skates Staff
Term: 30 September 2021

Matteo Sciberras Co-opted 
Term: 15 March 2025

Previous members of the Governing Body

Mark Pettitt Co-opted, resigned 3 September 2020

Emma Cornwall Parent, resigned 3 September 2020

Tia O'Flaherty Parent, term expired 20 October 2020

Izabella Knights Co-opted, resigned 22 February 2021

All governors serve terms of four years, apart from the Headteacher, who is appointed ex-officio

All governors are asked to declare any business or personal interests that might impinge on their responsibilities as governor at each meeting. At present no governor has declared any such interests. You can download the register of business interests here.

Details of Governor attendance at all meetings for the previous academic year can be downloaded here.

Associate Governors

The Governing Body has appointed the following members of school staff as non-voting Associate Members, who may attend full Governing Body meetings. Membership of committees is shown in brackets:

Bex Diplock - Acting Deputy Head (Standards)

Thekla Christodoulou - School Business Manager (Resources)