The Governing Body of Donington on Bain Primary School meets on a regular basis and is responsible for setting the strategic framework of the school and monitoring its implementation. It acts as a 'critical friend' by holding the Head of School and the Strategic Development Partner, King Edwards, to account for the educational performance of the school and it's pupils. The Governing Body also overseas the finances of the school; making sure money is well spent.
The Governing Body also has sub-committees. These are Finance and Curriculum.
Emma Davey - Chair of Governors, LA Governor
I have been very fortunate to have been a Governor of Donington on Bain Primary school since 2010. It has been a very interesting time where we have seen the school evolve through hard work from children, staff and Governors alike into the wonderful school it is today.
I have three children aged 16, 14 and 8 all of which still are or have been students at Donington all the way through their Primary years.
I was a teacher at a local primary school for 18 years until 2017 when I decided to have a change in career and put my focus into the business which my husband and I have. We wholesale and distribute locally made food and drink within the county and further afield. I have also recently opened a shop on Steep Hill in Lincoln called ‘A little bit of Lincolnshire’.
Louise Jarvis - Vice Chair of Governors, Parent Governor
I am a relatively new governor, joining the team when I moved to Lincolnshire and my children started school.
I have been involved in education for over 20 years, in a range of voluntary and paid roles.
I previously trained and worked as a teacher, which was a job that I loved. I left that role to train and work as a psychologist. I have a particular interest in social and emotional development, and in what can make education as effective as possible for everyone.
Tim Needham - Chair of Finance and Resources, Parent Governor
Stephen Woodcock MBE - Co-opted Governor
Having spent over thirty years in education, I understand the diverse needs of a school. In my current work as a supply teacher I operate in a wide variety of schools in both the primary and secondary phases, and am keen to support this school as a governor. Many years ago I attended this school! I am a retired Chief Officer of Lincolnshire Police, and also serve as a Churchwarden.
Chris Rolph - Co-opted Governor
I have been involved in education since I trained to teach Physics in 1991. I was an AST, working with primary schools in particular, before becoming a secondary headteacher in Lincolnshire. After 13 years of headship I moved into Teacher Education and I am now Director of Nottingham Institute of Education, at Nottingham Trent University. My particular interests (apart from science) are curriculum and the implementation of policy, where I am motivated by equity and social justice for all children.
Danielle Wright - Staff Governor
Louise Anyan - Head of School
I have been Head of School at Donington on Bain Primary since November 2012. Prior to taking on this role, I taught Reception and Year 1 at Donington for 11 years and I was also a staff governor during this time. I have worked in other small primary schools within Lincolnshire and I am a passionate advocate for the benefits a school our size can bring for our children and families. Donington on Bain is situated in a beautiful part of rural Lincolnshire and it is a pleasure to work within this community.
Rachel Mowbray - Co-opted Governor
Chris Otty - Co-opted Governor