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Governors

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

Longshaw Nursery School's Governing Body is constituted as 1 Local Authority Governor, 6 Co-opted Governors, 2 staff Governors and 2 Parent Governors.


We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

 

Governors can be contacted either by letter or email via the school office from which governing body documents, including agendas, minutes, reports etc are also available.

Email: office@longshawnursery.blackburn.sch.uk or

Telephone: 01254 698832

Longshaw Nursery School

Longshaw Community Infant School and Longshaw Nursery School

Federated Governing Body - 1st May 2021

 

Mr David Rintoul

Chair of Governors

 

Safeguarding Governor

Looked After Children

E-Safety Governor

 

Mrs Janet Cooper

 

Vice Chair of Governors

 

Community Links Governor

 

Mrs Pauline Lovick

 

Co-Opted Governor

 

 

Mathematics Governor

Pupil Premium Governor

 

Mrs Fiona Woodford

 

Co-Opted Governor

 

 

SEN Governor

 

Mr Peter Marks

 

Co-Opted Governor

 

Health and Safety Governor

 

Mrs Corinne McMillan

 

Co-Opted Governor

 

 

Councillor Julie Daley

 

Local Authority Governor

 

 

Mrs Vicky Foy

 

Staff Governor

 

 

Mrs Lisa Brown

 

Parent Governor

 

Safeguarding Governor

 

Mr David Rintoul – Chair of Governors

  • I work as a Quality & Performance Manager locally for the NHS.
  • I have lived in the local area for over twenty years with my family. 
  • My daughter attended the school throughout her infant years, moving up from the neighbouring nursery school. 
  • I am married with one child. 
  • I am a qualified lecturer and worked in the further education sector for thirteen years in a range of teaching and management roles.
  • I volunteer as a school governor as a way of contributing to the community of which I am part.
  • I am also a governor at Longshaw Community Junior School and St Wilfrid’s Church of England Academy and always disclose these interests in any discussion that could be interpreted as affecting either of these entities. I do not believe there to be any conflict of interest between my employment and role as a governor at the school.  

 

Other information

Chair of Governors

Appointed as a Co-opted Governor

Chair of 

Serves on 

Governor Responsibility for 

Term of Office 01/05/2021 - 30/04/2025

Business Interests - None

 

Mrs Janet Cooper

  • I am a qualified teacher with over twenty five years' experience of working in Lancashire as a teacher, senior leader and Headteacher. During my time as Headteacher I worked in two very diverse schools, and had a particular interest in Special Education Needs provision and improving teaching and learning. 
  • I currently working for Blackburn with Darwen as a School Effectiveness Officer supporting schools on their improvement journeys. 
  • Being born and bred in Blackburn and attending Longshaw Infants myself, I have a particular interest in supporting those involved with teaching and learning within the area and supporting the community of Longshaw.

 

Other information

Vice Chair of Governors

Appointed as a Co-Opted Governor

Vice Chair of 

Serves on 

Governor Responsibility for 

Term of Office 01/05/2021 - 30/04/2025

Business Interests - School Effectiveness Officer for Local Authority

 

 Mrs Pauline Lovick

  • I have been a Governor at Longshaw Community Infant School since 1992.
  • I have three adult children who all attended Longshaw Community Infant School.
  • I currently work for 7 Primary Schools managing their budgets.
  • Prior to working in schools I was employed by Blackburn Education Office for 15 years.
  • I am also on the Governing Body of Longshaw Community Junior School. 

 

Other information

Appointed as a Co-Opted Governor

Serves on 

Governor Responsibility for Mathematics, SEN and Pupil Premium Spending

Term of Office 01/05/2021 - 30/04/2025

Business Interests – I manage the Finances of the school on a weekly basis

 

Mr Peter Marks

  • I have loved working in Blackburn and the surrounding areas over the last 30 years.
  • I have worked closely with Longshaw Community Infant School for 10 years.
  • I am looking forward to joining the governing body and working with a school that I have had close ties with over a long period of time.  

Other information

Appointed as a Co-opted Governor

Serves on

Governor Responsibility for Health and Safety

Term of Office 01/05/2021 - 30/04/2025

Business interests - Mr Marks manages the site security for the school

 

Mrs Fiona Woodford

  • I work as a special needs class teacher at BCHS with Crosshill. 
  • I have a daughter at Longshaw Community Infant School, who is progressing extremely well through the excellent teaching she has received. 
  • I am married and I also have a son.
  • I enjoy running and I am a member of Blackburn Road Runners, I also enjoy reading

 

Other information

Appointed as a Co-opted Governor

Serves on 

Governor Responsibility for English and Community Links

Term of Office 01/05/201 - 30/04/2025

Business Interests - None

 

Mrs Corinne McMillan

  • An experienced HR professional with twenty years’ experience who has worked for the private and public sector.
  • I started my career within the Security Industry and in 2008 began working with the Council and Schools. Corinne is currently the Head of HR Services at the LA and responsible for the operational delivery of the HR team and oversees all of the teams that provide support and guidance to the Council and Schools.
  • I wanted to get involved with Longshaw Nursery as I could see the potential of how it can be great place for children in the Community and felt passionate that with some support it can be a success.

 

Other information

Appointed as a Co-Opted Governor

Serves on 

Governor Responsibility for 

Term of Office 01/05/201 - 30/04/2025

Business Interests - HR Manager for Local Authority

 

Councillor Julie Daley

  • I got involved with Longshaw Infants as a Local Councillor and am delighted to be part of such a supportive, enthusiastic team ensuring the best opportunities are given to the pupils at Longshaw.
  • I have worked as a teacher for over 20 years and have been a resident of Blackburn for 16 years.
  • I am married with 3 daughters and a cockapoo called Dolly! In my spare time I enjoy reading, going to the gym and meeting up with friends.

 

Other information

Appointed as a Local Authority Governor

Serves on 

Governor Responsibility for PSHE/SRE

Term of Office 01/05/2021 - 30/04/2025

Business Interests - None

 

Mrs Vicky Foy

  • I am the Deputy headteacher of Longshaw Community Infant School and Longshaw Nursery. I have worked at the Longshaw schools for 6 years and have enjoyed every minute.
  • I am passionate about making a difference in the lives of our amazing children and families, it is important that our children develop a clear love of learning and are offered opportunities to thrive. 

Other information

Appointed as a Staff Governor

Serves on 

Governor Responsibility for 

Term of Office 21/05/2021 - 20/05/2023

Business Interests - None

 

 Mrs Lisa Brown

  •  

Other information

Appointed as a Parent Governor

Serves on

Governor Responsibility for 

Term of Office 14/05/2021 - 13/05/2025

Business Interests - None

 

 

Record of Attendance

Key: 

 x     =   attended meeting

AA   =   apologies accepted

NAN = No apologies received

 

 

 

Governor Name

Summer 2021

 Autumn 2021

 Spring 2022

Summer 2022

 

FGB

Curriculum

Finance

Premises

FGB

Curriculum

Finance

Premises

FGB

Curriculum

Finance

Premises

FGB

Curriculum

Finance

Premises

Joanne Leak

x

-

-

-

x

 

x

x

  

x

x

    

David Rintoul

x

-

-

-

AA

 

x

x

  

x

x

    

Janet Cooper

AA

-

-

-

x

 

-

-

  

-

-

    

Pauline Lovick

x

-

-

-

x

 

x

x

  

x

x

    

Fiona Woodford

x

-

-

-

AA

 

-

x

  

-

x

    

Peter Marks

x

-

-

-

x

 

x

x

  

x

x

    

Corinne McMillan

x

-

-

-

x

 

x

-

  

x

-

    

Julie Daley

x

-

-

-

x

 

x

-

  

NA

-

    

Lisa Brown

x

-

-

-

x

 

-

-

  

-

-

    

Ombeni Ruhanduka

AA

-

-

-

NA

 

-

-

  

-

-

    

Vicky Foy

x

-

-

-

x

 

x

x

  

x

x

    

 

 

2020/21

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Governors

Premises/ Finance/ Curriculum (Via MS Teams)

7/10/2020

 

FGB

(Via MS Teams)

18/11/2020

 

Premises/ Finance/ Curriculum (via MS teams) 03/02/21

 

FGB

(via MS teams) 17/03/21

 

Premises/ Finance/ Curriculum

 

FGB

Andrea Batley

X

X

    

Joanne Leak

  

        X

      X

  

Susan Cliffe

AA

X

        X

      X

  

Corrine McMillan

X

X

        AA

      X

  

Zahir Patel

AA

X

         X

      X

  

Janet Cooper

X

X

         X

      X

  

Rachel Ashworth

X

X

         X

      X

  

Lisa Brown

AA

AA

         X

     AA

  

Vicky Foy

X

X

X

X

  

 

 

2019/20

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Governors

Premises/ Finance/ Curriculum 23/5/19

 

FGB

3/7/19

 

Premises/ Finance/ Curriculum

9/10/19

 

FGB

27/11/19

 

Premises/ Finance/ Curriculum

(Via MS Teams)

19/5/20

 

FGB

(Via MS Teams)

1/7/20

Andrea Batley

X

X

X

X

X

X

Susan Cliffe

X

X

X

X

X

X

Corrine McMillan

X

X

X

X

X

X

Zahir Patel

AA

X

AA

X

AA

X

Janet Prowse

AA

X

X

AA

  

Jennifer Eastham

AA

X

X

   

Janet Cooper

X

X

X

X

X

X

Rachel Ashworth

X

X

X

AA

X

X

Lisa Brown

AA

X

X

X

AA

AA

Vicky Foy

    

X

X

 

 

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