Coalway Community Infant School
Mr Kim Toombs is a Local Authority Governor and is Chairperson. He has been a Governor for 27 years having joined the Governing Board in November 1995. He has held the position of Chair of Governors for 10 years during this time and is Chairperson on the Head Teacher’s Performance Management Committee. Mr Toombs is the Link Governor responsible for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Pupil Premium and also serves on the Resources Committee, Pay Panel and Head Teacher's Performance Management Committee. Mr Toombs’ term of office is 4 years, 12.10.23 – 11.10.27.
Mr Stuart McLester is a Co-opted Governor and is Vice-Chairperson appointed by the Governing Board. His term of office is 4 years 12.10.23 - 11.10.24. Mr McLester is the Link Governor responsible for Curriculum and Pupil and Staff Wellbeing. He serves on the Resources Committee and the Pay Appeals Panel.
Mrs Kaye Turner is a Co-opted Governor appointed by the Governing Board. Her term of office is 4 years, 13.10.22 – 12.10.26. Mrs. Turner was previously a Parent Governor who served a 4-year term of office which ended on 06.02.18 and served as an Associate Member 07.02.18 -10.10.18. She is Chairperson of the Resources Committee, she is on the Pay Panel and is Link Governor for Premises/Health & Safety.
Mrs Claire Bushell is a Co-opted Governor appointed by the Governing Board. She is Link Governor for both Safeguarding & Children in Care and Curriculum. She has been a Governor at Coalway since November 2004. Her term of office is 4 years, 11.05.23 – 10.05.27.
Mr Matthew Fortet is an elected Parent Governor, elected on 10.10.19 and is responsible for monitoring the School website and Early Years. He serves on the Resource Committee, Head Teacher's Performance Management Committee and the Pay Appeals Panel. His term of office is 4 years, 12.10.23 – 11.10.27.
Mrs Miriam Jordan is an elected Staff Governor. She is a Teaching Assistant who currently works in our Year 2 classes. Mrs Jordan has been a member of the Governing Board since May 2022, her term of office is 4 years, 27.05.22 – 26.05.26.
Our Head Teacher, Mrs Hayley Alliston, is an ex-officio Governor who is a member of the Resources Committee. Mrs. Alliston also meets regularly with all Governors who hold a specific individual responsibility on behalf of the Governing Board. Her knowledge and expertise informs the Governing Board and ensures that the governance it provides is effective in creating the very best opportunities and education for the children.
Miss H Virgo, has been elected as an Associate Member to the Governing Body. Her term office is 12.10.23 - 11.10.27. Miss Virgo is Deputy Head and Class Teacher of Class 4.
Ms D Cornes is the Clerk to the Governing Board. She has had experience in this role in her previous schools that she has worked in as School Secretary, Bursar. Anyone who wishes to contact a member of the Governing Board should do so via Ms Cornes, either through the School Office or by email: email@example.com or telephone: 01594 833457.
Updated October 2023