Springfield Primary School | Who is on the Governing Body?
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Who is on the Governing Body?

Name: Mr D Gibbons. Role: Parent Governor appointed January 2015, Chair of Governors.
Background: I live in Kempston with my partner Helen, I’m father to 6 children ranging from 17 years to 14 months, with one son at Springfield in Year 4, and another son looking forward to joining Reception Class this September.

Whilst I have only been a member of the Governing Body since January 15, I expect to be able to bring my training and experience of running businesses to the benefit of the school. I have a very strong belief that every child should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential in a safe and positive environment and will be working with all the schools stakeholders; parents, teachers, leaders to ensure that we continue to provide that environment and carry on with the excellent progress being made.

Name:Mrs A Robertson. Role: Co-opted Governor appointed June 2015 and Vice Chair of Governors and Pupil Premium Governor.
Background: Having lived in Kempston for over 40 years, my children attended Springfield School and I have been involved with the school, first on the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and since 1999 as a school Governor. Through my employment I have brought skills to the Governing Body, and will continue with my commitment to work with all the Team, so our children can achieve their potential, with a positive approach, safely and in a happy environment. So enhancing the good progress already being made.

Name: Mrs M Barnes. Role: Parent Governor appointed June 2016.
Background to follow.

Name: Mrs K Davenport. Role: Co-opted Governor appointed June 2015. SEND governor.
Background: I am formerly a Parent Governor and I am a Child Minder with over 20 years experience, I used to be on the PTA and served as Secretary for over 6 years. I have been coming to Springfield School for a total of 26 years with all of my 4 children previously attending this school as do many of my minded children. I have many training qualifications including Safeguarding, Autism Awareness, First Aid, CAF, SEND and Bereavement and Loss.

Name: Miss A Pugh. Role: Staff Governor appointed Jan 2019.
Background to follow.

Name: Mrs L Champion. Role: Staff Governor appointed Jan 2019.
Background to follow.