Staff and Governors

School Staff

Head Teacher – Mrs H Otley

Deputy Head – Mrs V D’Silva


Miss R Byrnes

Miss L Pearson

Miss D Lowe

Mrs V D’Silva

Miss Jewkes

Miss A Dales

Miss E Ogle

Miss R Harris

Mrs Hudson

Miss C Gaunt -SENCO

Mr G Foster

Mrs C Bailey

EYFS Practitioner

Mrs Barnes

Teaching Assistants  –

Mrs Mellor

Mrs Eichenberger

Ms Jardine

Mrs Hartshorn

Miss S Eaton

Mrs Mawby

Mrs Haji-Djafari

Mrs Penn

Mrs Saxon

Mrs Neal

Mrs McNulty

Miss Scarlett


School Business Manager – Mrs Dodson


School Admin/Senco Support –  Mrs Osborne


Premises Manager – Mr Goodison



Ms G Dixon

Mrs H Pagdin

Mr P  Goodison

Miss L Holt

Miss C Wainwright

Miss K Slater

Mrs P Taft


About the Governing Board

The governing board has a general responsibility to conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement.  This means that the school is run effectively and efficiently and key members of staff are held responsible for the work undertaken in school.  The governors are key people in ensuring that the strategic direction of the school meets the needs of the school community, challenging and supporting the school by acting as a critical friend and holding the school to account for the quality of education it provides.

Chair of Governors – Rev M Neal – Safeguarding (related to a member of school staff)

Vice Chair of GovernorsMr P Mulrooney – Co-opted

Chair of Personnel and Curriculum – Rev M Neal –

Personnel & Curriculum Committee Members

Mrs H Otley – Headteacher

Ms Bostwick – Co-opted

Mrs H Thornton – LA

Ms Baker – Parent

Mrs Jones – Co-opted

Chair of Finance CommitteeMr P Mulrooney

Finance Committee Members

Mrs H Otley – Headteacher

Mr H Goodliffe – Co-opted – Pupil Premium and SEN

Mrs Prew – Parent

Mrs D’Silva – Staff

Mr A Skiffington – Co-opted

Standards Committee Members

Mr P Mulrooney

Rev M Neal

Subject Leadership Team – Mrs H Otley, Mrs V D’Silva,  Miss Gaunt, Miss R Byrnes, Miss Dales.

How to contact the Governing Board

You can contact the Governing Board through the school office.  You can leave a message with either Julie Dodson -school business manager or Angela Osborne – school administrator or write to

Chair of Governor

c/o Keresforth Primary School

Keresforth Road



S75 3NU

Governor Register of Business Interest

Name of Governor Date form signed Name of organisation Nature of Interest
 M Neal  Nov 18  Nil  Nil
 P Mulrooney  Nov 18  Nil  Nil
 H Otley  Nov 18  Nil  Nil
 W Prew  Nov 18  Nil  Nil
H Goodliffe  Nov 18 Nil Nil
 H Thornton  Nov 18  Nil  Nil
 J Jones  Nov 18  Nil  Nil
V D’Silva  Nov 18 Nil Nil
S Baker  Nov 18 Nil Nil
 R Bostwick  Nov 18 Higher Education Institution

 Teacher Training Unit

Multi Academy Trust Development

A Skiffington  Nov 18


Leisure Industry

Primary School

Conflict of interest in all


KERESFORTH PRIMARY – Serving governors

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