Our Governors

Please click on the link below to download the 'Govenor's Code of Practice' document.

If you wish to contact any of the governors this can be done via the school office.

Mr Ian Bennett Hague-Brown - Chair of Governors

Appointed by Full Governing Body 

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 28/03/12 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to present (due to end 30/06/20)

Challenge Team: Leadership and Management; Teaching and Staffing; Standards and Achievement; Key Pupil Group; Curriculum; Business and Finance; Procurement

No pecuniary interests declared

Paired with Year 5/6

'I am trust appointed governor and the current Chair of Governors at LPA; recently being made a board member for Wellspring Academy Trust. I am a qualified teacher myself and currently the Head of Humanities at Ormiston Maritime Academy where I have responsibilities for subjects such as Geography, History and RE. I care deeply about ensuring young people have access to the best teachers and opportunities. I am passionate about supporting young people in achieving their aspirations and ambitions. Since joining I have seen many wonderful things happen in and around the academy, not least our conversion to a very supporting and successful academy trust who help us achieve our vision and aims.'

Miss Kath Barratt - Vice Chair of Governors

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 14/07/15 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to present (due to end 30/06/20)

Challenge Team: Leadership and Management; Teaching and Staffing; Business and Finance; Procurement

No pecuniary interests declared

Paired with Year 4

"I am the Local Education Authority Governor Representative. I work for Engie, North East Lincolnshire Council, managing building projects on schools and property asset management. I have previous experience of being on a Governing body of a local Primary School for 7 years and I joined Littlecoates Governors in Sept 2014 and am now the Vice Chair. I thoroughly enjoy my time spent in the school with the pupils and seeing them all try their best." 

Mrs Rosalind Smith

Staff Governor

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 01/01/12 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to present (due to end 30/06/20)

Challenge Team: Leadership and Management; Teaching and Staffing; Behaviour and Community; Safeguarding

Related to a member of teaching staff

No pecuniary interests declared

Mrs Victoria Stothard

Parent Governor

Elected by parents and appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 09/10/12 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to present (due to end 30/06/20)

Challenge Team: Standards and Achievement; Key Pupil Group; Curriculum

No pecuniary interests declared

Paired with Year 1

'I became a Parent Governor after I started by contributing my time with parent help in classes. Littlecoates is a wonderful school, with a lovely safe teaching environment and it is fabulous to see all the children flourish, including my daughter. I enjoying being part of Littlecoates and having a chance to ‘give something back’. I have been working in education for 10 years, specialising in Engineering, Maths and Science. I enjoy visiting the school as a governor, watching the children have pride in their achievements in assemblies and concerts. I communicate and visit my paired class and really enjoy listening to their stories of what they have been busy learning about.'

Mr Jonathan Rowan

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 21/10/14 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to present (due to end 30/06/20)

Challenge Team: Behaviour and Community; Safeguarding

Pecuniary Interest declared - JR sports

Mrs Kate Cowdroy

Teaching Staff Governor - Safeguarding Governor

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 21/10/14 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to present (due to end 30/06/20)

Challenge Team: Behaviour and Community; Safeguarding

No pecuniary interests declared

'I have recently changed my role from a parent governor to a staff governor as my children no longer attend the school. I have worked at the school for four years, my first year as a TA and subsequent years as a teacher. I love been involved with the governing body and enjoy my role within it, I feel there is a fantastic group of people with the best interests of the children, staff and school at heart ensuring the best outcomes are achievable for all.'

Miss Debbie Clay 

Support Staff Governor

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 25/10/14 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to present (due to end 30/06/20)

Challenge Team: Behaviour and Community; Safeguarding

No pecuniary interests declared

Mrs Rebecca Stephens

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 14/07/15 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to present (due to end 30/06/20)

Challenge Team: Standards and Achievement; Key Pupil Group; Curriculum

Pecuniary interests declared - Team@work Ltd

Paired with Year 2

'In July 2015 I was co-opted as a Governor at Littlecoates Primary School. I look forward to becoming involved with developing and moving the academy forward. I’m a qualified teacher and taught in mainstream schools, a Special School, Located Units, and worked in the Special Needs Support Service. Currently, I support school as a Specialist Educational Needs Consultant.'

Mrs Becky Francis

Parent Governor

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 25/01/17 to present (due to end 24/01/21)

No pecuniary interests 

Paired with Foundation Stage

'Littlecoates Primary Academy has been a part of mine and my daughter's life for a few years now as she is currently a pupil at the Academy. I have been into the Academy on numerous occasions for assemblies and parent included events as well as helping out with a few trips out. I am also currently helping out where needed within the Academy a couple of days a week. I am excited to further my involvement within Littlecoates as a new parent governor. I am looking forward to getting to know my paired class and being part of a lovely school with a fantastic team of staff and pupils.'

Miss Kristina Parker

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 25/01/17 to present (due to end 24/01/21)

No pecuniary interests 

'As part of my role with Shoreline Housing Partnership, I have enjoyed working with the young people, staff and community of Littlecoates Academy – our neighbouring school - over the last few years. I look forward to being part of the Littlecoates team and am committed to supporting the school as it continues to go from strength to strength.'

Mrs Lin McClellan

Support staff governor (covering maternity leave)

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 25/01/17 to present (due to end when Miss Clay returns)

No pecuniary interests declared

'I am a TA at Littlecoates Primary Academy and I am looking forward to covering for Miss Clay as a Governor whilst she is on maternity leave. I have served for at least 15 years on various school governing bodies, including previously on Littlecoates as Chair of Governors, resigning in 2014 when I took up the role of TA'

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Mr Nev Wilkinson

SLT representative

Littlecoates Primary School term in office as Staff Governor 24/03/14 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office as Staff Governor 01/07/16 to 25/01/17

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office as SLT representative  25/01/17 to present

 

 

Copies of Minutes from Governing Body Meetings and an application pack to become a governor are available by contacting the Clerk to Governors, Mrs Kate Storr, on k.storr@wellspringacademies.org.uk or 07375 391840

Governors who have left their role

 

Mrs Rebecca Chisholm

Co-opted Governor

Appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 29/10/14 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to November 2016

No pecuniary interests declared

 

Mrs Kim Lambert - Vice Chair of Governors

Parent Governor

Elected by parents and appointed by Full Governing Body

Full voting rights

Littlecoates Primary School term in office 28/03/2012 to 30/06/16

Littlecoates Primary Academy term in office 01/07/16 to November 2016

No pecuniary interests declared