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Governing Body 2017-18


Governors are elected to serve the term of 4 years. They may however, resign, in which case an election or recruitment will be held to fill the relevant vacancies.

Name Role/Responsibility Type of Governor Business Interests Term of Office End Date Committees
M Duncan

Per/Fin & GP Chair


LA None 31/08/19 Per/Fin & GP

P Evans

GB Vice Chair

SIP Chair


Co-opted RM Education 31/08/19 SIP
H Heathcock


Pupil Premium


Co-opted Party Bee 31/08/19 SIP
A Janjua English Co-opted None 31/08/19 Per/Fin & GP
B Oakley Premises Co-opted

A.M.Griffiths & Son Ltd

MAT Trustee

A Rendall GB Chair Parent None 02/10/18 Per/Fin & GP
N Simmonds   Observer None    
S Wallett   Acting Headteacher None 08/09/19  
J Watt   Observer None 23/01/22  
S Wilkinson Safeguarding Parent Childminder 02/10/18 SIP
T Willis Teacher Staff None 02/03/22 Per/Fin & GP

GB: Governing Body

LA: Local Authority

Per/Fin: personnel/Finance

GP:General Purposes

SIP: School Improvement Plan


Copies of the minutes from all governors' meetings are available on request from the office.



Adam Rendall


Adam Rendall joined the Board of Governors in early 2015, bringing over 15 years of experience in Operations and Training management. He was elected to be Chair of Governors in September 2017, having been Co-Chair for the previous 12 months.

Through a diverse career in the public sector, Adam has held board level positions in Human Resources, Finance and Strategy appointments.

He has a BSc(Hons) in Mathematics and Computer Science. Adam has two young children who are both pupils at Sledmere Primary School.


 Philip Evans


I am vice chair of governors and chair of the Curriculum and Ethos Committee. I have been a governor since September 2013 and have two children at Sledmere. My background is IT management and aim to give recommendations for getting the most out of ICT and eSafety. 



Mary Duncan


 I am Chair of the finance committee and have been a governor at Sledmere for more than 15 years. 

I worked first in industry and then as a teacher in Secondary and Further Education. I am now retired. As a mother and grandmother, I have an understanding of children and their emotional and physical needs. 





Picture 1 Mary Duncan
Picture 2 Philip Evans
Picture 3 Brendan Oakley