Coalway Community Infant School
Mr Kim Toombs is a Co-opted Governor and is Chairperson. He has been a Governor for 23 years having joined the Governing Body in November 1995. He has held the position of Chair of Governors for 8 years during this time and is Chairperson of the Finance and Personnel Committees and a member of the Head Teacher’s Performance Management Committee.
Mr Toombs is the Governor responsible for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Mr Toombs’ term of office is 4 years, 14.05.15 – 13.05.19.
Mrs Kathy Russell is a Local Authority Governor and is Vice-Chairperson of Governors. She serves on the Finance, Personnel and Premises/Health & Safety Committees. She joined the Governing Body in March 1998 and has been a Governor at Coalway for 20 years serving as Chair of Governors for 10 of these. She also has specific responsibility as Child Protection Governor and is Chairperson of the Head Teacher’s Performance Management Committee. Mrs Russell’s term of office is 4 years, 11.10.18 – 10.10.22.
Mr Michael Chung is an elected Parent Governor, elected on 11.05.17. He is a member of the Premises/Health & Safety Committee. His term of office is 4 years, 11.05.17 – 10.05.21.
Mrs Clare Brown is an elected Staff Governor. She is a Teaching Assistant who currently works in our Year 1 and 2 classes. She serves on the Teaching and Learning and Standards Committee. Mrs Brown has been a member of the Governing Body since October 2010; her term of office is 4 years, 14.05.15 – 13.05.19.
Mrs Claire Bushell is a co-opted Governor elected by the Governing Body. She is a member of the Teaching and Learning and Standards Committee. She has been a Governor at Coalway since November 2004. Her term of office is 4 years, 14.05.15 – 13.05.19.
Mrs Kaye Turner is a co-opted Governor elected by the Governing Body. Her term of office is 4 years, 11.10.18 – 10.10.22. 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 Premises/Health & Safety Committee.
Our Head Teacher, Mrs Fiona Hamilton, is an ex-officio Governor who is a member of the Finance and Personnel Committee and the Premises/Health and Safety Committee. She is also currently leading the Teaching and Learning and Standards Committee until the re-appointment of a permanent Chairperson. Mrs. Hamilton also meets regularly with all Governors who hold a specific individual responsibility on behalf of the Governing Body. Her knowledge and expertise informs the Governing Body and ensures that the governance it provides is effective in creating the very best opportunities and education for the children.
Mrs Sue Jordan is the Clerk to the Governing Body. She has vast experience in this role, having held this position since January 1992. She is also Clerk to the Finance Committee. Anyone who wishes to contact a member of the Governing Body should do so via Mrs Jordan, either through the School Office or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 01594 833457.