Meet the Governors

Mrs Helen Pearson, Headteacher
Mrs Pearson was appointed Headteacher in September 2019.  She has successfully led 3 previous schools in London, Denmark and Bradford, before returning to her home town to become headteacher in Moldgreen.  

Helen is passionate about improving life chances for pupils and ensuring that the children are well prepared for their next stage of learning.  She is also keen to work with the local community, to provide a wide range of opportunities for the young people of Moldgeen.

Mr Andrew Hancox
Mr Hancox is newly elected as our Chair of Governors. He joined the Governing body as an L.A. governor . Mr Hancox has an interest in data. As a member of the Standards and Effectiveness Committee he works with governors and staff to ensure data analysis is effective leading to improvements in teaching and learning.

Mrs Louise Szewczyk
Mrs Szewczyk is Deputy Head Teacher at Moldgreen Community Primary School and a co-opted Governor. Mrs Szewczyk plays an important role on the Standards and Effectiveness Committee reporting on pupil progress and strategies to further improve teaching and learning.

Mrs Paula Miles
Mrs Miles has been appointed staff governor. Paula is new to the school and leads the pre-school. Before joining Moldgreen she effectively lead a team to an outstanding judgement at a local playgroup.

Mr Trevor Armitage
Mr Armitage is a Parent Governor who has undertaken to take on the role of Maths Governor.  As a parent, Mr Armitage has good knowledge of the school with children in several year groups.

Mrs Maria Sykes

Mrs Sykes is our newly elected Vice Chair of Governors and the governor for oversight of Looked After Children and Child Protection. She has worked with the Safeguarding Lead in school to understand the school systems and number of cases in school.

Mr Chris Shaw
Mr Shaw is a Parent Governor and has a child in school.  He has a strong background in finance, working for a local bank.  He works with the school to look at the budget and is the Chair finance committee.

Mr Anthony Briggs
Mr Briggs joined the governing body in November 2019 as a Co-opted Governor.  As a local resident and ex parent, he knows the school well.  He wil work with the school to look at premises and health and safety issues.

Mr Mark Binns 

Mr Binns recently joined the Governing Body as a co-opted Governor. Mark has a wealth of knowledge of the corporate world and has significant leadership experience, leading a large global logistics group. Mr Binns has links with the local community.


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