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 Duncan McAlpineMessage from the Chair of Governors

I have been a member of the governing body since 23rd November 2015. My background is in education. I was a Headteacher of a local primary school for 26 years. I left the school in July 2014, and now work as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Northampton, working with students who are training to be teachers.

I am pleased to be involved with the Abbey Primary School. When I spend time in the school I am impressed with the hardworking and dedicated adults and the excellent behaviour of the children and how hard they work in their lessons.

I feel honoured to have been chosen to be Chair of Governors, and I look forward to working with the Senior Leadership Team as we work towards taking our school from Good to Outstanding.

Mr Duncan McAlpine
Chair of Governors - The Abbey Primary School



Details of the Governing Body members are as follows:

Name and type of Governor ResponsibilityCommitteeFirst appointedCurrent term endsAppointed byDeclared interestsAttendance at Meetings 2019/2020

Mr Duncan McAlpine

Co-opted Governor

Chair of Governors
English Lead Governor
PP Lead Governor

TLO

Resources

 

 25/04/2019  24/04/2023 LAC None declared  89%

Mr Aklis Rahman

Co-opted Governor

Vice-Chair of Governors

Chair of Resources committee

Science Lead Governor

TLO

Resources

 

 25/04/2019 24/04/2023 

Parents

LAC

Parent of a pupil in school  56%

Mrs Renuka Popat

Headteacher

Headteacher


TLO

Resources

 01/09/2006   LAC None declared  100%

Mrs Caroline Farmer

Staff Governor

Deputy
Headteacher 


TLO

Resources

 

 01/01/2020  31/12/2023 Staff  Related to pupil/staff member in school  80%
Mrs Sarah Alexander

Co-opted Governor
SEND lead

Year 4 link
Resources 25/04/2019 24/04/2023 LAC None declared  71%

Mr Stuart Coe

Co-opted Governor

Health and Safety Lead

Year 2 link

Resources 25/04/2019 24/04/2023 LAC None declared  57%
Mrs Sarah Cave

Co-opted Governor
Maths lead TLO 08/10/2019 07/10/2023 LAC Works for University of Northampton - The Abbey Primary is a partnership school  80%
Mr James Farquhar

Associate Governor
Sports grant lead

Year 6 link
Resources 08/10/2019 07/10/2023 LAC None declared  80%
Mrs Natalie Owen

Staff Governor
Staff TLO 08/10/2019 07/10/2023 Staff None declared  83%
Mrs Anne Rose

Associate Governor
 Shadow PP Lead  Resources 26/11/2019 25/11/2023 LAC None declared 80%

Mrs Becky Finch

Clerk to the Governing Body

          Employed by 3 other Local Academy Committees.
Employed by an InMAT school
 

Governor Meetings

24 Nov
Full LAC Governors Meeting
Date 24, Nov 2020 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
15 Dec
TLO Meeting
15, Dec 2020 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
12 Jan
Full LAC Governors Meeting
12, Jan 2021 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4 Mar
Full LAC Governors Meeting
04, Mar 2021 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
24 Mar
TLO Meeting (Time TBC)
24, Mar 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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