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Meet the Governors

They are an amazing group of people who give their time freely to support and continually move the school forward, wanting the very best for every child and the community.

Supported by a Clerk, the governing body is made up of local people, each committing themselves to serve terms of four years. There are four types of governor: Parent governors, Co-opted governors, Staff governors and Associate governors. Between them they have a good knowledge of pupils, staff, school priorities, local issues and the relevant experience in supporting the leadership and management of the school. With the Headteacher, they ensure there is a continuous drive for improvement and accountability for outcomes.

We currently have a vacancy for a Parent Governor.  We will be holding Governor Elections as soon as the children are able to return to school after COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.  If you are interested, please contact the Clerk to Governors with your details, and you will be sent a nomination form as soon as we are able to hold elections.

We are also looking to appoint a co-opted governor from the wider community, preferably with a business/marketing background.  If you are interested, please contact the Clerk to Governors in the first instance.

Clerk to Governors: swalker@castleview.derbyshire.sch.uk

For Governor meeting statements, annual statement and governor details please click here

Clare Peat
Headteacher
Started 15/04/13

Sue Jones
Chair of Governors
Safeguarding
Co-opted Governor
Started 13/10/15

Nick Hersey
Vice Chair of Governors
Parent Governor
Pupil Premium
Started 02/10/19

Val Woollven
Chair of SI Committee
Parental Engagement & Community
Behaviour
Curriculum
Co-opted Governor
Started 13/03/19

Jenny Downing
Chair of Resources Committee
Health and Safety
Equality
Regeneration Project
Co-opted Governor
Started 17/07/19

Betty Littlewood
SEN&D
Co-opted Governor
Started 29/12/09

Pearl Dunn
EYFS
Cultural Diversity
Equality
Curriculum
Co-opted Governor
Started 17/07/19

Amie Wilton
Staff Governor
Started 17/12/16

Helen Weightman Edge
Co-opted Governor
Started 24/06/20

Sarah Walker
Clerk to Governors

Vacancies

We currently have a vacancy for an elected Parent Governor, and elections will take place in September 2020.  If you are interested in becoming a governor and would like further information, please contact the Clerk to Governors.

Contact the Governors

Clerk to Governors, Sarah Walker clerk@castleview.derbyshire.sch.uk

Chair of Governors, Sue Jones sjones@castleview.derbyshire.sch.uk

Previous Governors

Leanne Ryder, Parent Governor, left 4th March 2020.
Neil Moulden, Co-opted Governor, left 12th February 2020.
Jess Barton, Parent Governor, left 11th September 2019.
Helen Boocock, Co-opted Governor, left 23rd July 2019.

Get In Touch

Castle View Primary School
School Road
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3DS

Telephone: 01629 582699
Email: info@castleview.derbyshire.sch.uk
Castle View Primary School

Castle View Primary School