OUR GOVERNORS WELCOME YOU TO ASTON ON TRENT PRIMARY SCHOOL


 
Ashley Hayward has been on the Governing body for 12 years and is the current Chair.  He has three children, all of whom have attended Aston school after moving to the village in 2000. He strongly believes that school should be a place where each child can achieve their potential in a safe and happy environment.  


Ashley Hayward has been on the Governing body for 12 years and is the current Chair.  He has three children, all of whom have attended Aston school after moving to the village in 2000. He strongly believes that school should be a place where each child can achieve their potential in a safe and happy environment.

 

Chris Jones was elected as a Parent Governor in July 2014 , and is Vice Chairman of the Governing Body and Chair of the Resources Committee. Chris has 2 sons in the school and is keen to further promote the school within the local community. He has spent the last 20 years leading teams of Area Managers and advising small businesses in the Leisure Industry.


Chris Jones was elected as a Parent Governor in July 2014 , and is Vice Chairman of the Governing Body and Chair of the Resources Committee. Chris has 2 sons in the school and is keen to further promote the school within the local community. He has spent the last 20 years leading teams of Area Managers and advising small businesses in the Leisure Industry.

Thomas Bamford is a Staff Governor and our Year 4 Teacher.


Thomas Bamford is a
Staff Governor and our Year 4 Teacher.

Haydn Wheeler was originally co-opted as a representative of the parish council and remains chairman of the parish council.  He worked in primary education for 38 years, including 7 years as headteacher at Aston primary school (1984-91). Following retirement from full-time work in 2008 he was employed part-time to work with and advise headteachers in Derbyshire schools.  Haydn is honoured and privileged to be back at the school as a governor, supporting the headteacher.


Haydn Wheeler was originally co-opted as a representative of the parish council and remains chairman of the parish council.  He worked in primary education for 38 years, including 7 years as headteacher at Aston primary school (1984-91). Following retirement from full-time work in 2008 he was employed part-time to work with and advise headteachers in Derbyshire schools.  Haydn is honoured and privileged to be back at the school as a governor, supporting the headteacher.

Clive was elected as a parent governor shortly after his three children joined the school and is now a co-opted governor as all his children have moved on to secondary schools.  He has lived in the Aston on Trent community since 2011 and is keen to play a positive role contributing in an area in which he has experience. He has worked in education for more than twenty-five years as a secondary school teacher and senior leader, mathematics consultant, education improvement adviser and Ofsted inspector. Clive uses his experience to both support and challenge the school to achieve excellence for all pupils.  He has chaired the teaching and learning committee and is now a member of the resources committee.

Clive was elected as a parent governor shortly after his three children joined the school and is now a co-opted governor as all his children have moved on to secondary schools.  He has lived in the Aston on Trent community since 2011 and is keen to play a positive role contributing in an area in which he has experience.

He has worked in education for more than twenty-five years as a secondary school teacher and senior leader, mathematics consultant, education improvement adviser and Ofsted inspector.

Clive uses his experience to both support and challenge the school to achieve excellence for all pupils.  He has chaired the teaching and learning committee and is now a member of the resources committee.

Chris Grant, probably best know as the school Caretaker, has been a Governor at Aston since 2009 and ICT Governor since 2014.  Backgrounds of science, technology, engineering and management have proved to be valuable assets during this time. Chris is dedicated to driving the school forward and has a goal of achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of ICT within the school.


Chris Grant, probably best know as the school Caretaker, has been a Governor at Aston since 2009 and ICT Governor since 2014.  Backgrounds of science, technology, engineering and management have proved to be valuable assets during this time.
Chris is dedicated to driving the school forward and has a goal of achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of ICT within the school.

Clare Coles was elected as a governor in May 2016 when her eldest child was in Reception. Clare is a practising barrister and the focus of her work is the welfare of children.  She uses her experience to both support and challenge the school. Clare believes that school should be a positive experience for all and she is keen to make a significant and constructive contribution to that experience.    

Clare Coles was elected as a governor in May 2016 when her eldest child was in Reception.

Clare is a practising barrister and the focus of her work is the welfare of children.  She uses her experience to both support and challenge the school.

Clare believes that school should be a positive experience for all and she is keen to make a significant and constructive contribution to that experience.

 

 

 

 


GOVERNOR RESPONSIBILITIES

CLARE COLES - Reception
CHRIS GRANT - Class 6, ICT
ASHLEY HAYWARD - Class 1, Literacy, Governor Training
CHRIS JONES - Class 3
LINDSEY KALIRAI - Safeguarding
HAYDN WHEELER - Class 5,  Numeracy, SEN/LAC, Safeguarding
CLIVE WORRALL - Class 2
VACANCY - Health & Safety
VACANCY - Class 4, PHSE


LATEST GOVERNOR'S MINUTES

GOVERNOR'S ARCHIVE

To contact our governors please email governors@aston-on-trent.derbyshire.sch.uk



GOVERNOR INFORMATION

ASHLEY HAYWARD – CHAIR OF GOVERNORS/CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE: 12.01.15 - 11.01.19

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP/RESPONSIBILITY: Resources, Governor Training, Pupil Discipline, Staff Discipline & Performance & Pay, Literacy.

No business interests to declare, not a Governor at any other school and no relation working in school.

 Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 3/6Resources: 3/4

 

CLIVE WORRALL – VICE CHAIR OF GOVERNORS/CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE:  20.01.16 – 19.01.20

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP/RESPONSIBILITY: Chair of Teaching & Learning, Numeracy, Staff Discipline and Complaints.

No business interests to declare, not a Governor at any other school and no relation working in school.

Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 1/6   T&L: 1/3

 

HAYDEN WHEELER – CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE: 12.01.15 - 11.01.19

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP/RESPONSIBILITY: Teaching & Learning, Numeracy, Special Educational Needs, Looked After Children, Safeguarding, Pupil Discipline, Staff Discipline, Complaints, Performance Management & Pay.

No business interests to declare, not a Governor at any other school and no relation working in school.

Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 5/6T&L: 3/3

 

CHRIS JONES – PARENT GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE: 18.7.14 -17.07.18

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP/RESPONSIBILITY:  Chair of Resources, Pupil Discipline, Performance Management & Pay.

No business interests to declare, not a Governor at any other school and no relation working in school.

Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 6/6   Resources: 4/4T&L: 3/3

 

CHRIS GRANT – CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE: 12.01.15 - 11.01.19

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP/RESPONSIBILITY: Resources, ICT

No business interests to declare, not a Governor at any other school and no relation working in school.

Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 6/6Resources: 4/4

 

LINDSEY KALIRAI – HEADTEACHER

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP: Resources & Teaching & Learning.

No business interests to declare, not a Governor at any other school and no relation working in school.

Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 5/6Resources: 3/4T&L: 2/3

 

TOM BAMFORD – STAFF GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE: 31.08.15 - 30.08.19

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP: Teaching & Learning No business interests to declare,  not a Governor at any other school and no relation working in school.

Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 3/6T&L: 3/3

No Associate Members appoint to the Governing Body.

 

FORMER GOVERNORS

RYAN COTTON – CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE : 12.01.15

DATE STEPPED DOWN : 24.07.15

 

DOREEN YATES - AUTHORITY GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE: 27.08.12

DATE STEPPED DOWN: 26.08.16

Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 3/6Resources: 4/4

 

PAUL KIRBY – PARENT GOVERNOR

TERM OF OFFICE: 11.12.13

DATE STEPPED DOWN: 27.02.17

Attendance at meetings 2015/16:  Full Governors 4/6Resources: 4/4
 


There are no associate members appointed to the governing body.