Pickering Community Infant and Nursery School has a Governing Body of twelve Governors; three Parent Governors, one Local Authority Governor, one Staff Governor, the Headteacher and six Co-opted Governors.
Our Chair of Governors is Mr John Goodyear and our Vice Chair is Mrs Suzanne Ashworth. If you would like to contact our Governing Body, this can be done through the school office.
The role of the Governing Body is to work in a supportive capacity with the whole school community:
- Strategic Direction – to ensure that Pickering Infant and Nursery School has a clear vision and ethos, an effective plan to achieve our vision and steps in place to ensure that we do.
- Accountability – to hold the Headteacher and her team to account for the performance of Pickering Infant and Nursery School in all respects and in particular to ensure that our children are given every opportunity to achieve success.
- Best Value – making sure that the school finances are managed in a way that achieves best value for money impact for our children.
There are ten planned meetings per year, from September 2016. Our Governing Body runs without sub committees and all of our Governors attend Resources, Improvement and General Meetings.
Please click here to read a copy of our Annual Statement for May 2023.
|Governor name||Governor Category||Appointed by||Date Appointed||Term of Office End Date||Term of office (yrs)||Attendance 2021-22||Register of Interests||Positions of Responsibility|
|Mr Stephen Knight||Associate Governor||Full Governing Body||17/03/2015 - 16/10/2018|
16/10/2018 - 17/03/19
|17/03/27||4||Retired from a local building company||Lead Health and Safety Governor|
|Mr Greg White||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||26/09/2017-26/09/2021|
|Mrs Suzanne Ashworth||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||19/09/2017-19/09/2020|
|20/09/2024||4||6/10||Vice Chair of Governors|
|Ms Rosie Woollcott||Parent Governor||Parents||16/11/2021||16/11/24||3||7/10|
|Mrs Nicky Smith||Staff Governor||Staff||19/03/2019||25/04/2027||4||9/10||Chair of SLA School of Dance Friends committee|
|Mrs H Howe||Parent Governor||Parents||19/03/2018-19/03/2021|
|Mrs Sarah Gillam||Headteacher||Ex-officio||10/10|
|Mr John Goodyear||Local Authority Governor||Full Governing Body||26/01/2021||26/01/2025||4||10/10||Chairperson|
|Ms Anne-Marie Rhucroft||Co-opted Governor||Co-opted Governor||16/05/2023||16/05/2027||4|
|Mrs Vicky Cook||Clerk (Not eligible to vote)||Full Governing Body||18/03/2014||N/A||N/A||10/10||Husband works for local joinery works|
|Governor name||Governor Category||Appointed by||Term of Office End Date||Date stepped down||Attendance 2021-2022||Register of Interests|
|Mr Phil Hall||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||29/09/19||07/02/17||Owner of a local business|
|Mrs V McGuire||Parent Governor||Parents||18/03/18||18/03/18|
|Mrs L Northrop-Clay||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||17/03/19||15/05/18|
|Mr K Johnson||Assoicate||Full Governing Body||18/03/18||18/03/18|
|Mrs Vanessa Wrench||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||17/03/19||20/07/18||Works as a supply teacher in school|
|Mrs Pam Northcote||co-opted||Full Governing Body||26/09/2017||25/05/2021|
|Mrs Pam Northcote||Parent Governor||Parents||18/09/2014||18/09/2017|
|Mrs Catherine Lockwood||Local Authority Governor||Full Governing Body||16/10/2018||27/05/2020|
|Mr Peter Bowley||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||17/03/2015||01/06/2016|
|Ms Kirstie Vincer||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||17/03/2015||17/03/2019|
|Mrs Chantelle Dawson||Parent Governor||Parents||02/10/2020||21/05/2021||Owner of The Balance Rooms wellness centre|
|Mrs Vanessa Thompson||Staff||Staff||13/9/16||19/3/19|
|Mr Neil Herring||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||15/06/2016-15/06/2019|
|Mrs Haley Stone||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||20/09/2016-20/09/2020|
|29/09/24||4||2/10||Lead Safeguarding Governor|
|Mrs Amanda Challiss||Parent Governor||Parents||14/10/2019||14/10/22||3||10/10||Lead SEN Governor|
|Mr David Hoyle||Co-opted Governor||Full Governing Body||14/10/2019||09/05/23||4||5/10|
Our Chair and Clerk of Governors can be contacted through the school office.