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Carnarvon Primary School

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Carnarvon Primary School


Welcome to the Governors' section.

The Governing Body of Carnarvon Primary School comprises:

Jonathan Cunliffe, Headteacher
Jenny Anderson, Assistant Head
Julie Graves, Finance Manager
Alan Cotton, Community  (Chair of Governors)
Marc Schinagl, Community
Diane Cure, Community
Peter Broekhuizen, Local Authority

Amanda McRobie, Community
David Gandee, Community
Sharon Clark, Community

Rowan Bentley, Community

Charmaine Johnson, Parent

Sally Edmonds, Parent

Claire Byrne, Parent

Heidi Archer, Parent

Richard Cooper, Parent

Governors Business and Pecuniary Interests

Name Type of Governor Relationship to staff/pupil Relevant work interest Start date End Date
Jonathon Cunliffe Staff Headteacher None Education, Headteacher 01/01/2008  
Jenny Anderson Co-opted None Education, Assistant Headteacher 01/01/2015 31/12/2018
Heidi Archer Elected Parent

Parent of one current pupil



An NHS GP registrar currently and a special interest in health especially obesity and exercise.


31/03/2015 30/03/2019
Rowan Bentley Co-opted Parent of two former pupils

Company Director. Former Practice Manager for 8 years.

Teaching Assistant qualified.


01/01/2015 31/12/2018




Local Authority





RAF Lecturer and Training Consultant








Claire Bryne Elected Parent Parent of two current pupils Training, Compliance, Legal 10/12/2013 09/12/2017
Sharon Clark Co-opted Parent of one current pupil and one former pupil

Education -Teaching Assistant.  

13 years banking

01/01/2015 31/12/2018
Richard Cooper Elected Parent Parent of two current pupils Environmental-Regulation.  Interviewing 12/10/2016 11/10/2020
Alan Cotton Chair of Governors Parent of two former pupils Retired Finance Director 01/01/2015 31/12/2018
Diane Cure Co-opted Grandparent of one current pupil and one former pupil Retired Headteacher of a Primary School. Occasional employee of the University of Nottingham Department of Education 01/01/2015 31/12/2018
Sally Edmunds Elected Parent Parent of two current pupils Education-Primary Teacher 10/12/2013 09/12/2017
Dave Gandee Co-opted Parent of three former pupils Partner at PWC.  Finance/Business 11/02/2015 10/02/2019
Julie Graves Staff None Education-Finance Manager 10/03/2016 09/03/2020
Charmaine Johnson Elected Parent Parent of two current pupils Education-Secondary Headteacher 10/12/2013 09/12/2017
Amanda McRobie Co-opted Parent of three former pupils Supply Teacher-Primary School 01/01/2015 31/12/2018
Marc Schinagl Co-opted Parent of three former pupils Engineering-General Manager 01/01/2015 31/12/2018


Apart from the main Governing Body meeting once per term, the Governing Body has formed two subcommittees:

Personnel, Finance and General Purposes

Pupils and Strategic Development (also the Discipline Committee)

These sub-committees meet at least once a term.

Non-uniform day is on Wednesday 18th October, to raise money for the Rosie-May Foundation..................£1 per child for non-uniform and 20p each to buy a cake............Cake sale after school for parents..................