List of Governors

The Governing Board of the Cledford Primary and Gainsborough Primary & Nursery School Federation are as follows:


Mrs Julie Sercombe  - Chair of Governing Board - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021


Mr Barrie Richards - Vice Chair of Governing Board - Co-opted Governor 

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021


Mr Chris Adlington - Staff Governor

Start date: 12th September 2017      End date: 11th September 2021


Mrs Jane Booth - Federation Headteacher

Start date: 1st September 2017


Mr Chris Coney - Co-opted Governor - Chair of Resources Committee

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021


Mr Kevin Froggatt - Local Authority Governor - Chair of Teaching, Learning & Achievement Committee

Start date: 1st September 2017      End date: 31st August 2021


Ms Polly Smith - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021


Mrs Sharon Eustace - Parent Governor

Start date: 20th November 2017    End date: 19th November 2021


Mr Matthew Powell - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 30th November 2017    End date: 29th November 2021


Mr John Leigh - Co-Opted Governor 

Start date: February 2019            End date:February 2023


Ms Sonia Cross - Co-opted Governor 

Start date: January 2019            End date: Januaryary 2023


Mrs Rebecca Jones - Parent Governor 

Start date: 18th March 2019    End date: 17th March 2023


Mrs Andrea Kettle - Co-Opted Governor

Start date: November 2019    End date: November 2023




Governors hold an important public office and their identify should be known to their school and wider communities. They should declare any relevant business and/or pecuniary interests. The governing board have some governors who have declared a pecuniary interest - this has been registered and recorded in June 2019:

J Sercombe: family connection with employee at Cledford Primary School
S Eustace: none declared
J Booth: director of education trust
M Powell: none declared
B Richards: none declared
C Coney: none declared
C Adlington: none declared
P Smith: family connection with employee at Gainsborough Primay & Nursery School
K Froggatt: none declared
J Leigh: none declared
R Jones: none declared
S Cross: none declare

Be Ready:

- To Listen and Learn
- To Share
- To Follow Instructions
- To Work Hard and Do Your Best
- To Help and Be Kind

Be Respectful:

- Think About Others
- Use Good Manners
- Choose the Right Behaviours
- Talk to Others in the Right Way
- Accept and Celebrate our Differences

Be Safe:

- Play and Learn Safely
- Report Bullying or Unkind Behaviour
- Move Around School Carefully
- Tell an Adult if You Don't Feel Safe
- Look After Each Other

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