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Meet the Governors

Welcome to the Governors' section!

On 1st November 2014 the Governing Body was reconstituted following the successful Federation of New Leake Primary School with Stickney C of E Primary School.


Details of our Governing Body can be found below or downloaded as a pdf from the link at the bottom of this page.


3 x Co-Opted Governors 


Governing Board September 2021 - August 2022 Academic Year

GovernorCategory of GovernorTerm of Office Start Date  Term of Office End/ResignedCommittee MembershipAdditional Responsibilities


Mrs L Arnold

Chair of Governors                   

Local Authority Governor


Lead Governor for Child Protection,

Safeguarding,  Behaviour and Safety. Finance, Mental health and wellbeing.

Rev F Jeffries

Vice Chair of Governors                                              

Ex Officio Foundation Governor01/11/2014 Pay (Chair), Head Teacher’s Performance Management Review (Chair)

Lead Governor for Data Protection,



Mrs R Thompson

Ex Officio Staff Governor01/11/2014   
Mr J DawsonFoundation Governor representing the William Lovell Trust01/11/201831/11/2022Pay, Head Teacher’s Performance Management ReviewLead Governor for Health & Safety
Mrs J TomlinParent Governor27/04/201726/04/2025PayLead Governor in food in Schools, Pupil Premium




Mrs L Spring

Parent Governor11/02/202111/02/2025 Lead Govenror for Looked After Children, SEND. Assistant Governors for Child Protection and Safeguarding
Mrs K BrennanStaff Governor29/11/201828/11/2022 Lead Governor for Relationships and Health Education



Mr P Shannon

Co-Opted Governor28/04/201618/05/2024Head Teacher’s Performance Management ReviewLead Governor in E-Safety and PE and Sports Premium
Mrs A SweetmanCo-Opted Governor11/02/202111/02/2025 Assistant Governor in Food in Schools, Pupil Premium
VacancyCo-Opted Governor    
VacancyCo-Opted Governor    
VacancyCo-Opted Governor    
Mrs L VrajCo-Opted Governor25/04/201831/08/2021  


 Committee Structure 

Pay Committee – responsible for Headteacher’s Performance Management and for ensuring that the staff performance management system is managed in line with the school policy, undertaking pay review as appropriate in line with school policy 
Policy Committee – responsible for reviewing and adopting those policies which have been delegated to the committee and ensuring that they are communicated to all relevant stakeholders. 
As part of Full Governing Board Finance & Resource Management – responsible for all aspects of financial management resources and staffing. 


Business and Pecuniary Interests September 2021 - August 2022 Academic Year

Governor Related to possible supplier of goods/servicesRelated to employee of the schoolGovernor/Trustee of another schoolTrustee of a Charity
Mrs Arnold            NoneNoneNoneNone
Mrs BrennanNoneNoneNoneParish Councillor
Mrs TomlinNone NoneNoneTreasurer Wrangle Show
Mrs SpringCoaching and Consulting on wellbeing, safeguarding and SENNoneNoneWilliam Lovell Foundation
Mr DawsonNoneNoneNoneWilliam Lovell Foundation
Rev JeffriesNoneNoneGovernor at William Lovell AcademyStickney Charities, Stickford Charities
Mr ShannonNoneNoneNoneNone
Mrs ThompsonNoneHusband is employed as school caretaker for the FederationNoneStickney school fund, New Leake school fund
Mrs SweetmanNoneNoneNoneThe Tree House Childrens Centre

 Attendance for September 2020 - August 2021 Academic Year

GovernorsFull Governors MeetingsCommittee Meetings
Mrs Arnold6 out of 70 out of 0
Mrs Brennan7 out of 70 out of 0
Mrs Tomlin7 out of 72 out of 2
Mrs Spring3 out of 30 out of 0
Mr Dawson7 out of 72 out of 2
Rev Jeffries5 out of 72 out of 2
Mr Shannon5 out of 71 out of 1
Mrs Thompson7 out of 70 out of 0
Mrs Sweetman3 out of 30 out of 0
Mrs Vraj4 out of 71 out of 1

 Further Information 
Further information on any aspect of governance can be obtained from the Clerk to the Governors by emailing or by writing to the Clerk to the Governors, c/o Stickney Primary School, Main Road, Stickney, Boston, PE22 8AX