Governors

The school's Governing Body works tirelessly throughout the year to support and challenge the school to ensure that it provides the best possible education for the children of our community.

Our governors are volunteers from a range of backgrounds and include parents and staff of the school.

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Mr Rob Haworth

 

Role: Chair of Governors

Term of Office: 17/11/16 - 16/11/20

Area of special interest: curriculum and wider curriculum opportunities (SMSC, British Values, creativity and sport) SEND provision, including effectiveness of provision. 

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: Governance in other schools: Hallgate Primary School, Cottingham

Headmaster of 3-18 co-ed schools in Hull and the East Riding for 24 years until retirement.  I taught economics, geography and English.

I volunteer for the charity ReFresh.

Mr Gary Hughes

 

Role: Vice Chair of Governors

Term of Office: 13/12/17 - 12/12/21

Area of special interest: extra-curricular activity, PE

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: Founder of The Stephen Hughes Foundation

 

I have been involved in the Education Sector for over 38 years and oles have included Head of Lifelong Learning and Basic Skills Manager with the Learning and Skills Council, Humberside and latterly as Assistant Principal - Curriculum at Hull College.

Having retired from a career in education, teaching and management in 2015, the experience as a volunteer, working with Years 3 and 4 at St George's was invaluable in providing and insight into how incredibly hard all the staff work.  It is a real honour to support he school as Vice Chair of Governors.

Charity work: volunteering and ukulele playing now take up much of my time as well as holding the finishing flag at St George's Sports Day.

Mrs Claire Foreman

Role: Co-opted Governor

Term of Office: 01/11/16 - 01/10/20

Area of special interest: whole school strategy

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: None

 

I have taught in secondary schools across Hull and the East Riding for 8 years, most recently as Head of English at Hull Collegiate School. Currently, I’m busy raising two young children, while also serving as a governor and volunteer in schools and writing specialist teaching resources for an educational publishing company. I believe strongly in the importance of literacy as the gateway to educational achievement and a fulfilling life.

Mr Iain Thompson

Role: Co-opted Governor

Term of Office: 13/07/20 - 12/07/24

Area of special interest: None

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: Freedom Road Creative Arts

 

Between 2002 and 2009 I ran a Theatre in Education company working around primary and secondary school across Yorkshire, delivering creative workshops. This led to me and a colleague setting up a charity; Freedom Road Creative Arts, which has been running for 12 years. We work with children and young people across the Hull region, delivering performing and creative arts sessions to those who are unable to access more mainstream alternatives. I also run Storyboard Media, a film production company working from Yorkshire, across the UK.

Ms Charlotte Barley

Role: Co-opted Governor

Term of Office: 13/07/20 - 12/07/24

Area of special interest: None

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: None

 

Ms Louise Oddy

 

Role: Headteacher

Term of Office: 01/11/16 - 01/10/20

Area of special interest: whole school strategy, vision and ethos, inclusion.

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: None

 

I have been teaching for 24 years and have been the headteacher at St George's since September 2010.  My driving force is the right of every child to an education that not only sets them up with strong literacy and maths skills for life but also opens up minds and horizons.  

Mrs Michelle Broom

 

Role: Staff Governor

Term of Office: 01/11/16 - 01/10/20

Area of special interest: EYFS

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: None

 

I have been working in Hull primary schools for over 25 years. Initially I worked as a Nursery Nurse before taking up teacher training in 2010. I have also worked at Hull College tutoring early year’s students.  My passion is the early years and the creative curriculum. I am currently working as the EYFS Lead at St George’s. I love singing, music, dancing, going to the theatre and playing the piano. I believe that all children should learn in a fun, exciting and engaging learning environment with practitioners that inspire, motivate and provide challenge for learning and development which ultimately enables the children to be the best that they can be.

Mrs Elaine Hartley

 

Role: Co-opted Governor

Term of Office: 24/10/19 - 23/10/23

Area of special interest: None

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: None

 

Ms Jennifer Wilkinson

 

Role: Parent Governor

Term of Office: 19/03/21 - 19/03/25

Area of special interest: None

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: None

 

Before becoming a Parent Governor I worked at St Georges as a Lunchtime/Breakfast Club Supervisor and previous to that my career has been in events and hospitality.

 

I have one child in St Georges currently and one who previously attended. I am also involved with the Parents Group who help support the school through fundraising and planning of various activities and functions. I am driven by a desire for children to enjoy learning and believe that when parents and schools work together great things can be achieved. 

Mr Marshall Morgan - Resigned 21/04/2021

 

Role: Co-opted Governor

Term of Office: 21/09/20 - 20/09/24

Area of special interest: None

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: None

 

Ms Sarah Cull - Resigned 27/12/2020

 

Role: Parent Governor

Term of Office: 06/01/17- 05/01/21

Area of special interest: pupil premium, pupil voice

Appointed by: St George's LGB

Business Interests: None

 

Before taking time out to have my children, I worked as a customer services team leader.

My two children both attend St George's and as well as my role as parent governor I also help to run the parents' group that works with the school and organises fundraising events and activities for the school community.