Inmans Primary School Governing Body
Inmans Primary School has a dedicated and dynamic Governing Body who oversee the strategic direction for the school. The achievement and personal well-being of all pupils is central to their vision.
Governors are appointed to:
Monitor and review aims and objectives alongside pupil progress and achievement
Set targets and priorities from the School Evaluation Plan
Manage the performance of senior leaders through support and challenge by setting high expectations of staff
Oversee financial performance of the school and ensure the budget is managed effectively
Ensure effective safe guarding is in place
Promote the fundamental British Values
Becoming a Governor If you are interested in finding out more about the Governing Body or wish to be considered for the position of School Governor, then please contact the Chair of Governors at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr D. Ayre – Parent Governor
I joined the governing body in 2019 as a co-opted governor. I have worked in education for nearly 20 years, 10 of which as a lecturer at Hull College. I have also run my own joinery business. I am currently a site manager and health and safety coordinator. This means that I am responsible for all site issues including: all routine and maintenance inspections, upkeep, cleaning staff, external maintenance staff and health and safety. I live in the local community and feel I have a lot of knowledge that I could bring to the governing body of the school.
Mrs C. Bunker – Staff Governor
I joined Inmans in the role of Business Manager in 2015 and was appointed Staff Governor in 2016. I have a wealth of experience from both the public and private sectors, in strategic and operational business management. My areas of particular interests as a school Governor are financial accountability and best value. Achieving this will help drive high-quality education for our pupils.
Mrs S. Daniels – Parent Governor
I joined the Governing Board in 2017 as a Parent Governor. With a background in HR in not-for-profit and private sectors, I am thoroughly enjoying learning about the education field. With 10 years’ experience in a senior HR Management role, I have led several change management projects and developed many people management policies and procedures to drive the business strategy. I have vast experience in all aspects of human resources and have a real passion for driving business performance through effective performance management. My current special focus is SEND, Creative arts and Blue Pod (years 1 and 2). I hope to support the school going forwards in any way I can in achieving continued and improved standards whilst maintaining children’s positive experiences of their primary school years at Inmans.
Mrs E. Everitt – Parent Governor
I joined the Governing Body in 2016 as a Parent Governor. I am a qualified teacher with experience in Secondary and Primary Schools, both here in the UK and in Australia. I also have qualifications in Counselling Skills. I have a good understanding of the education system, its goals and pressures both on staff and students. My current specials focus as Governor is English, History and Geography, Safeguarding and EYFS. hope to help support the school in its endeavours to become an outstanding school.
Mrs S.Fellows - Headteacher
I began working as the headteacher of Inmans Primary School in January 2018 following ten years as the deputy headteacher. Prior to this I worked at Sproatley Primary School as a Foundation Stage teacher and Foundation Stage Lead. I qualified from York St John University in 1998 with an honours degree in Biology with Primary Specialism. In my spare time I enjoy running, spending time with my family and walking my dog Cassie. I am very proud of the school and am passionate that we provide the children at Inmans Primary School with the very best education and lifelong skills for learning.
Mr B. Hanson – Parent Governor
I joined the Governing Body in 2018 as a Parent Governor. I have worked in the public sector all of my career, holding positions in local government and the NHS. My roles have included responsibilities for strategic planning and service improvement of varying degrees in the fields of health commissioning, children’s services and housing. Having worked in children’s services, I have taken the governing lead role in Safeguarding, as well as special focus in Pupil Premium and LAC. I have vast experience in roles that require me to undertake detailed analysis of different types of information. I feel that I will be able to bring this skill to the role of Governor when scrutinising reports and performance information. I hope to help the school with its continuous improvement and get the best outcomes possible for all of the children who are pupils here. What I would like to help the school to achieve is for every child who comes here to leave feeling happy, having had a really good time with their friends and enjoying whatever it is they’ve learned about.
Mr N. Jackson – Parent Governor
Recently joining the governing body (2019), I have been buoyed by the work the school are doing for the children and the local community. Having a child in the EYFS and one due to attend in the future I have a planned long term investment in the school. Living in the area all my life and attending the local schools myself I have personally benefited from them and wanted to give back. I have extensive background in finance and long term investment, being the commercial lead on multi million pound investments, most recently the successful fibre roll out in Hull. I am also responsible for leading a large team ensuring efficiency and effectiveness is consistent throughout. My current special focus is, Pupil premium, LAC, Sports Premium and PE. I will bring a balanced common sense approach to decision making. My aim would be to see the school continue improving year on year, providing the children attending with the best start in life, enhancing the local community along the way.
Mr M. Jenkinson – Parent Governor
I joined the Governing Body in 2018 as a Parent Governor. I work in the Offshore Oil and Gas industry and have experience regarding Health and Safety. I am involved in day-to-day management of a multidiscipline team working in high a high-hazard industry. This role also involves the continual improvement of working practices and standards. Previously leading as Health and Safety governor, my current special focus is sports premium and PE. I hope that my work and own learning experiences can be used to further enhance and develop the school to ensure the education of children attending the school is the best it possibly can be.
Mrs T. Marrow – Parent Governor
I joined the Board of Governors in 2017 as a Parent Governor. I was a pupil at Inmans myself after moving to Hedon as a child and now my two children are both at Inmans in Key Stage 1. I worked as a scientist for most of my career, but recently trained as a science teacher. I am currently working part-time as a supply teacher in secondary schools, which allows me more time to spend with my family. I am enjoying my new role as a Governor and learning more about the school and the pupils. My special focus is Maths, Science, SEND and Green pod (Years 1 and 2)
Reverend D. North – Co-opted Governor
I’m David and I’m so excited to be the current Chair of Governors at Inmans Primary School. I have been a Governor since 2014 and am finding that it’s a constant learning curve! I am the minister of the local ‘New Hope Family Church’ which meets at Inmans on a Sunday morning. My wife is a teacher at Inmans, and I have 2 grown-up children. As well as Governor duties, I regularly take part in events at the school including, assemblies, RE lessons, reading with children, philosophy classes. I help out on school trips when they need extra help and generally I visit the school regularly as part of my Chair Governor role. My special focus is SMSC, British Values, RE, PSHCE and Modern Foreign Languages. I am pleased and excited to be part of the team that is taking Inmans on its journey to where it wants to be. I believe we’re all working together to make Inmans the best school in the area! Contact me and find out how you can get involved to help Inmans excel.
Mrs S. Rix – Co-opted Governor
I became a Governor in 2017. Previously, I had been employed at Inmans Primary School for twenty-seven years, holding various roles. I had always been very involved in the school and wanted to carry on supporting the children after I left, in any way I can. I am interested in all curriculum subjects and across all age groups. At the moment, and when time allows, I volunteer to hear the children read. My special focus is educational visits and Computing. I have a background in IT and have a continued interest in this. I feel my experience working in the school enables me to understand how the curriculum is applied and what the assessment process is and how this affects the children and what is needed to help them achieve their best.
Mr R. Wood – Parent Governor
I joined the governing body in 2019 as a co-opted governor. I have worked as an industrial maintenance engineer for nearly 40 years and am a qualified electrician. My work involves having knowledge of health and safety procedures/regulations and I feel this would be of benefit to the governing body of the school. I also have a background in organising events for youth organisations such as Young Farmers. I hope to ensure and assist the continued progress of the school and make the time spent at Inmans memorable for the pupils.