The Governor Team

In this section you can find everything you need to about The Castle School Governing Board. Of course, if there is something that you can't find please contact the school on 01635 42976. The minutes from meetings can be found at the bottom of this page.

Please click here to see meeting dates of the governing board

Please click here to see the governing board attendance for academic year 2021-2022

Please click here to see the business interests for the governing board

Please click here to see the instrument of government, which outlines the constitution of the governors.

Below are the names of all our current governors:

 
Name Category of governor and any position of responsibility Committee Appointed by and Term of Office

Wendy Batchelor

Chair of Governing Board 

Local Authority Governor

Safeguarding Governor

  • Curriculum and Staffing
  • Pay Panel

Local Authority

27.2.20 to  26.02.24

Charlie Kowalski

Co-opted Governor

 

  • Finance and Premises
  • Pay Panel

Governing Board

15.10.18 to 14.10.22

Vacancy

Staff Governor

 

 

  • Curriculum and Staffing

Elected by staff

 

Nicola Markham

Vice Chair of Governing Board

Co-opted Governor

Looked After Children Governor

  • Curriculum and Staffing

Governing Board

20.06.19 to 19.06.23

Giles Francis

Co-opted Governor

  • Finance and Premises
Elected by parents 25.02.21 to 24.02.25
Helen Cabell

Chair of Finance and Premises

Co-opted Governor

  • Finance and Premises 
  • Pay Panel

Governing Board

14.11.19 to 13.11.23

Luke Adams

Parent Governor

  • Finance and Premises

Elected by parents

16.10.20 to 15.10.24

Phil Jackson Co-opted Governor
  • Finance and Premises 

Governing Board

18.11.21 to 17.11.25

Vacancy  Parent Governor
  • Curriculum and Staffing
Elected by parents

Jon Hewitt

Headteacher
  • Curriculum and Staffing
  • Finance and Premises
  • Pay Panel

Ex officio

Caroline Whitlock

Deputy Headteacher

(non-voting)

  • Curriculum and Staffing
Ex officio
James Whybra

Deputy Headteacher

(non-voting)

  • Finance and Premises
Ex officio

Atul Attra

School Business Manager

(non-voting)

  • Finance and Premises
Ex officio

Jane Gray

Clerk to the Governors

(non-voting)

  • Curriculum and Staffing
  • Finance and Premises
  • Pay Panel

Ex officio