Name: Jacqui Le Maitre
Address: Mickleton Primary School, Broadmarston Lane, Mickleton, GL55 6SJ
Roles and responsibilities: Chair of Governors
Favourite children’s book: The Secret Garden
Childhood ambition: To be an archaeologist
What I do now: Mum of two, one at Chipping Campden School and another at a local primary school. I am a CEO of a Multi Academy Trust (five schools), in and around London. I was given National Leader of Education status after taking two schools to outstanding. I also work in school improvement for the Department of Education and I am a trained Ofsted Inspector.
Name: Anthony Pritchard
Roles and responsibilities: Vice Chair, Chair of Performance and Standards Committee, Pupil Premium
Favourite children’s book: Danny, the Champion of the World
Childhood ambition: Helicopter pilot
What I do now: I am a father of three, boys currently at Mickleton with their little sister set to join them in September 2020. I am Director and Co-owner of a land surveying company where we specialise in surveying rivers, lakes and coastal waters with high tech gadgets to enable engineers to monitor, build or make alterations. I still enjoy playing the odd game of rugby, but my latest passion is karate where I hope to gain my black belt over the next 18 months.
Why I became a governor: My initial reasons to become a governor were to understand what was going on at the school during a period of continued disruption and uncertainty. I have a lot of varied experience to offer the school and I’m not afraid to challenge something I don’t understand or agree with. I was also keen to raise levels of integrity and transparency amongst the governors, improving communication and building a strong relationship between governors, parents, teachers, PTFA and not forgetting the most important element of any school - the children.
Name: Roger Milbourn
Roles and responsibilities: Subject and class focus.
Favourite children’s book: The tiger who came to tea
Childhood ambition: To be a vet
What I do now: Unfortunately I wasn’t good enough at science to be a vet L. I now work in financial services, advising individuals on investments, pensions and tax planning. I have two children, one in the school and a second who will hopefully join as well in due course.
Why I became a governor: There had been a lot of change with the school and I felt it was important to become more involved to see if I can help to shape a more positive future.
Name: Jo Clark
Roles and responsibilities: Early Years Foundation Stage
Favourite children’s book: Matilda by Roald Dahl
Childhood ambition: To be a vet!
What I do now: Mum to two pupils at the school, and another due to start Reception in 2020. A former journalist, I now work in development and alumni relations for a university. I have extensive experience in communications and strategic marketing for both audience engagement and fundraising.
Why I became a governor: Because I want every child in the school to have the best possible education. I’m also passionate about effective communication with parents and the wider community, and have the skills to help the school improve in this area.
Name: Matthias Meyer
Matthias Meyer (Parent Governor)
Name: Revd Craig Bishop
Roles and responsibilities: SEND and PP
Favourite children’s book: I wasn't the best reader as a child so Asterix or the Beno, now I enjoy anything by Julia Donaldson or Michael Mourpurgo, and all the Hary Potter Books.
Childhood ambition: To be a farmer
What I do now: I am the vicar of Mickleton.
Why I became a governor: Before becoming a Vicar I worked as a primary school teacher and I have been a governor in several other schools so I know the role of governor to be both valuable and rewarding. I want to support the school as it nurtures the children (and staff) so they become the best versions of themselves,
Finance and Resources and Safeguarding
Name: Richard Ward
Roles and responsibilities: Chair of Resources Committee, safeguarding.
Favourite children’s book: The Tiger who came to tea
Favourite character from literature: The little boy who told the king he had no clothes on [Hans Christian Andersen]
Childhood ambition: To be a vet
What I do now: After 40 years service in the NHS I retired to Mickleton to be nearer our daughters and granddaughters (3 of each). I still have a part time role teaching undergraduate medical students in Liverpool. After three years as a governor of an outstanding secondary school in Wirral, I was delighted to continue as a school governor in Mickleton.
Why I became a governor: to support the school to provide each child with the opportunities to develop their talents to the full.
School Staff Governors
Mental Health & Wellbeing
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