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Governors help to make school policy, they must meet at least once a term and may serve for a four year period. Governors have legal duties, powers and responsibilities, they can only act together, they cannot act as individuals.

Our Governors

Carl Skerritt

Mr Carl Skerritt

Co-opted Governor

Chair of Governors, Member of Resources Committee with voting rights

Date of appointment: November 2009

Term of office: 4 years

Relationship to members of the school: Married to School Bursar

Attendance Record 2015-2016: 6/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2016-2017: 6/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2017-2018: 4/4 meetings

Attendance Record 2018-2019: 6/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2019-2020: 6/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 6/6 meetings

My name is Carl Skerritt. I became a Parent Governor in October 2008 and a member of the Resources Committee with responsibilty for Maths. I hold a management position within Information Technology for a major utility company. When choosing a school we immediately liked Titchmarsh Primary school for its great reputation, friendliness, small size and values.

I became a governor to help support, and be involved with the school to help ensure that the excellent work already achieved is maintained and the school continues to thrive; providing a great environment for the children to learn and develop important skills and values for their future.

Carl Skerritt


 

Mr Ed CarlyleEd Carlyle 2

Executive Headteacher

Member of Resources Committee with voting rights

Date of appointment: January 2017

Term of office: On going

Governance roles in other educational institutions: 

Executive Headteacher at Warmington School

Attendance record: 2016-2017: 4/6 meetings

Attendance record: 2017-2018: 4/4 meetings

Attendance Record 2018-2019: 6/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2019-2020: 5/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 5/6 meetings

 My name is Ed Carlyle and I am proud to be the Executive Headteacher of Titchmarsh Primary School, Warmington School and Nassington School. I have been teaching nearly 30 years with 15 years experience in senior leadership positions and can rightly say that Titchmarsh Primary School is a wonderful, happy and inspiring environment for children to learn and thrive in. I very much enjoy working with everyone in the school community  and would like to welcome you to come and visit us.

Away from school, I like to travel, play tennis, cook and to read!

Ed Carlyle


 Mrs Adriana Gunn

Co-opted Governor and Vice-Chair of Governing BodyAdriana

Member of the Standards Committee

Date of Appointment: April 2019

Attendance Record 2018-2019: 1/2 meetings

Attendance Record 2019-2020: 6/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 5/6 meetings

My name is Adriana Gunn and I became a school governor in April 2019. I have lived in Titchmarsh with my husband, Jason, since May 2010. Our daughter started Titchmarsh School in September 2019. I am also a member of the Parish Council.

I became a governor to play an active part in the school, to help, support and continue the great work that is being achieved; enabling the students and teachers to thrive in its success.

Professionally, I am Head of Department at an energy supply company specialising in 3rd party contracted services.   I have an eye for both detail and numbers and I have a wealth of experience of working with contracted services in both the Health and Education sectors.   I hope that this valuable experience will be beneficial to the school.

Adriana Gunn


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Mrs Alexa Campbell

Staff Governor

Date of Appointment: February 2019

Attendance Record 2018-2019: 2/2 meetings

Attendance Record 2019-2020: 5/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 6/6 meetings

 I have been teaching at Titchmarsh Primary School for almost three years, and teaching for twelve years in total. I have worked in a range of different settings. I taught music as a private tutor and at NMPAT for three years and consequently trained as a secondary History teacher. I have taught a wide range of subjects at secondary: History, Philosophy and Ethics (RE), Geography, Humanities, Citizenship and PSHE, as well as teaching Maths and English 1:1 to disadvantaged pupils.

My first school was in Corby where children were often disengaged with education. Whilst there I learnt various methods employed by the school and individual teachers, to engage the parents and pupils in the school community.

My last school prior to joining Titchmarsh was the first all-through school in the country – taking children from 4-18. During my time there, I had a TLR for working with the Gifted and Talented children at KS3, and also ran the Lessons from Auschwitz programme and Holocaust Memorial Day within the school. I also did some cross-phase work in the Primary section which inspired me to take on a role in a Primary school.

At Titchmarsh, I have learnt a great deal. I have taken on the subject leader roles in Literacy, RE, Topic and PSHE and lead the school through its first set of KS2 SATs. I am currently doing my NPQSL qualification to develop my leadership skills. I hope to continue to contribute in a positive way to Titchmarsh Primary School.

Alexa Campbell


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Ms Louise Foote

Foundation Governor

Link Governor for RE, Collective Worship and Church School Distinctiveness

Date of appointment: April 2019

Term of office: 4 Years

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Attendance Record 2015-2016: 5/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2016-2017: 3/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2017-2018: 3/4 meetings

Attendance Record 2018-2019: 5/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2019-2020: 4/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 5/6 meetings

I feel very privileged to join the Governing Body as a Foundation Governor. I believe that one of the strengths of Titchmarsh C of E School is the stable, close, nurturing environment where children's personalities, learning styles and  needs are well known by staff.  I have witnessed this through the experiences my own children have had at the school and my time spent with the children in my role as 'knitting club helper'.

Louise Foote


Mrs Lisa Curtis thumbnail IMG 1135

Parent Governor

Date of Appointment: November 2020

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 5/5 meetings

Both of my children are currently at Titchmarsh Primary having been drawn to the school for its nurturing Ethos and the whole school community feel it brings.

I was a Police Officer for 12 years based in Community Policing roles and know the value of building positive relationships with partner agencies. Since then I have spent 3 years working in Secondary Education in an area of high deprivation within the County, holding a responsibility for Safeguarding and year group wellbeing.

Since January 2021 I have been employed as an Early Intervention and ACE Support Officer working with young people who are at risk of, or involved with, gang-related violence.

All of my roles have given me broad knowledge and experience in child protection and Safeguarding legislatios and have allowed me to support some of the County's most vulnerable young people. I strive to achieve positive outcomes for young people and hope I can support the school in achieving this also.

Lisa Curtis

 

 

 

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Mrs Julia Fletcher

Parent Governor

Date of Appointment: November 2020Julia 2

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 4/5 meetings

After serving for 18 years as an Officer in the Royal Air Force, I retired to become a stay at home Mum.  I have lived in Titchmarsh for 6 years and have 2 boys at the school.

I would like to be a Parent Governor to give something back to both the school and the community and keep the school thriving and help make sure all the pupils achieve their best.

 

 

 

 



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Mrs Sally Marshall

Co-opted Governor

Link Governor for Safeguarding and SEN

Member of the Standards Committee

Date of Appointment: September 2019

Attendance Record 2019-2020: 4/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 6/6 meetings

Hello, my name is Sally Marshall. I have two children and my current association with Titchmarsh primary is as a parent to a year 2 pupil. In addition to this my older son spent his primary education at Titchmarsh Primary School; he transitioned into senior education in July 2018.

I am a HCPC registered Social worker with a background in child protection, children looked after and children in need.

I am now working within the specialist area of children with disabilities. My social work role has fostered a passion and desire to champion positive outcomes for children and young people.

My motive to undertake the role of school governor was to give something back to both the school and the community and to contribute some of my own work experience to the governing body. I believe I am friendly and approachable.

I have the confidence to ask challenging questions from an informed perspective and aim to support the school to ensure that each child achieves his or her full potential, both educationally and socially during their school career.

Sally Marshall


Mrs Judith ColliniJudith

Foundation Governor

Member of the Resources Committee

Link Governor for RE, Collective Worship and Church School Distinctiveness

Date of Appointment: November 2019

Attendance Record 2019-2020: 3/4 meetings

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 5/6 meetings

I was invited in 2019 by St Mary's Church, Titchmarsh, to become a representative on the School Board of Governors. I am delighted to be able to contribute to ensuring that our school is well-managed and that its religious distinction is upheld.

I live in the village and have two children, one who has completed their Titchmarsh journey and moved onto secondary; the other is travelling the primary path. The school has provided them both with the ideal environment in which to flourish.

My own schooling took place in London and I moved to Northamptonshire in 2006. I have worked in the NHS in oncology pharmacy for over twenty years. Since settling here and having children, I have been involved in developing and supporting children's and community activities.

Judith Collini


Jo VannanJudith

Parent Governor

Date of Appointment: March 2019

Attendance Record 2019-2020: 6/6 meetings

Attendance Record 2020-2021: 3/6 meetings

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