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:

Richard Ash - Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
Term of Office: 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018
Meeting Attendance: 3 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: Bearsted Parish Councillor and Member of Madginford Hall Committee

Kelly Barnett (Deputy Vice-Chair) - Parent Governor elected by parent community
Term of Office: 9 February 2017 to 8 February 2021
Meeting Attendance: 3 of 3 meetings in 2016/17; 6 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: Director of local printing company

Yvette Best, Assistant Headteacher - Staff Governor elected by Primary School staff
Term of Office: 23 October 2014 to 22 October 2018
Meeting Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 6 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: None

Toby Butler (Chair of Governors) - Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
Term of Office: 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018
Meeting Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 6 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: Traffic & Network Solutions Asset Manager at Kent County Council Highways, Transportation & Waste; Spouse is Madginford Primary School Finance & Personnel Officer and Downswood Parish Councillor

Carolyn Christie - Local Authority Governor appointed by KCC
Term of Office: 28 June 2017 to 27 June 2021
Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 5 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interest declaration: None

Jo Considine - Parent Governor elected by parent community
Term of Office: 7 November 2014 to 6 November 2018
Meeting Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 6 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: None

Ian Hayne - Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
Term of Office: 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018
Full Governing Body Attendance: 5 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 5 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: Employee of Geasons Training based in Glasgow

Steven Hughes (Vice-Chair of Governors) - Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
Term of Office: 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018
Meeting Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 3 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: Governor at Leeds & Broomfield C of E Primary

Shirley Lall - Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
Term of Office: 17 March 2015 to 16 March 2019
Attendance: 5 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 6 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: None

Charles Tanswell - Co-opted Governor appointed by Governing Body
Term of Office: 27 January 2015 to 26 January 2019
Meeting Attendance: 5 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 5 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: None

Natalie Wensley - Parent Governor elected by parent community
Term of Office: 12 February 2016 to 11 February 2020
Meeting Attendance: 4 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 5 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: None

Amanda Woolcombe, Headteacher - Staff Governor (Ex Officio member)
Term of Office: 1 September 2014 ...
Meeting Attendance: 6 of 6 meetings in 2016/17; 5 of 6 in 2017/18
Business interests: None

Deborah Morris (Term of office expired) Parent Governor elected by parent community
Term of Office: 5 December 2012 to 4 December 2016
Meeting Attendance: 1 of 2 meetings in 2016/17
Business interests: None

Nikki Williamson, Clerk to the Governing Body - KCC Clerking Service