Our Governors

If you have any questions for the Governing Body or wish to find out more about becoming a School Governor please contact Toby Butler, the Chair of Governors by email:

tobybutler@mps.kent.sch.uk

There are 12 Governors at Madginford Primary School:

Toby Butler (Chair of Governors)

Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018
Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration:
Manager at Kent County Council Highways, Transportation & Waste;
Spouse is Madginford Primary School Finance & Personnel Officer and Downswood Parish Councillor

Amanda Woolcombe, Headteacher

Staff Governor (Ex Officio member)
1 September 2014 ...
Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 2 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: None

Yvette Best, Assistant Headteacher

Staff Governor elected by Primary School staff
23 October 2014 to 22 October 2018
Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: None

Jo Considine

Parent Governor elected by parent community
7 November 2014 to 6 November 2018
Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: None

Natalie Wensley

Parent Governor elected by parent community
12 February 2016 to 11 February 2020
Attendance: 4 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 2 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: None

Kelly Barnett (Deputy Vice-Chair of Governors)

Parent Governor elected by parent community
9 February 2017 to 8 February 2021
Attendance: 3 of 3 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration:
Director of local printing company

Carolyn Christie

Local Authority Governor appointed by KCC
28 June 2017 to 27 June 2021
Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 2 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: None

Richard Ash

Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018
Attendance: 3 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 2 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: None

Ian Hayne

Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018
Attendance: 5 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration:
Employee of Geasons Training based in Glasgow

Steven Hughes (Vice-Chair of Governors)

Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018
Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 2 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: 
Governor at Leeds & Broomfield C of E Primary

Shirley Lall

Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
17 March 2015 to 16 March 2019
Attendance: 5 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: None

Charles Tanswell

Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
27 January 2015 to 26 January 2019
Attendance: 5 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 3 in 2017/18

Business interest declaration: None

Vanessa Stevens, Clerk to the Governing Body

KCC Clerking Service

Deborah Morris (Term of office expired)

Parent Governor elected by parent community
5 December 2012 to 4 December 2016
Attendance: 1 of 2 meetings in 2016/17

Business interest declaration: None