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Aldingbourne
Primary School

Learning to bee the best that we can bee!

Meet Our Governors

 CHAIRPERSON

Andy kyte

Andy KyteAndy is our Chair of Governors. He is a Community Governor. He is a member of all 3 committees and attends all meetings.

"I enjoy putting back into my community, helping others and being able to be part of decision-making in order to make things better. I love watching and being involved in the school's development and journey and I love inter-acting with the children and staff."

Likes: Anything to do with WW2 - I collect military vehicles, love exotic holidays, my pets and my family.

Dislikes: Cucumber, clowns and boy racers!

 VICE CHAIRPERSON 

Nicki Goff

Nicki GoffNicki is our Vice Chair of Governors. She is a Community  Governor. She is a member of the Premises Committee.

"Having my two boys attend Aldingbourne, I wanted to give something back to show my gratitude to all the staff who dedicate their careers to making the school truly outstanding."

Likes: Reading, holidays, a drink with friends and watching my two bays play football.

Dislikes: SNAKES!!!

 

 HEADTEACHER

Liz Webster

Liz WebsterLiz is our Headteacher. She is a member of all 3 committees and attends all meetings.

"As Headteacher of the school, it is important that I am part of the Governing Body so I can work alongside and support them in making this school a wonderful place to learn."

Likes: Happy people, champagne, sport, teaching EVERY child in the school!

Dislikes: Grumpy people, olives and paperwork!

FINANCE & STAFFING COMMITTEE

Andrew Clegg

Andrew CleggAndrew is the Chair of our Finance & Staffing Committee. He is a Community Governor.

"I think it's important in life to give something back. The opportunity to help the school is both a pleasure and a privilege. As a co-owner and director of a local company, I've learnt the importance of managing, directing and mentoring a team of people to achieve our goals. These skills assist me in contributing to both the financial and performance management of the school, supported by the Governing Body and Headteacher."

Likes: Surfing, watching Rugby Internationals, curry
                                                           and spending quality time with my family

                                                 Dislikes: Shopping......

 

Nicola Hollingworth

Nicola is a Community Governor. She is a member of the Finance & Staffing Committee.

"I enjoy being a Governor because I can help make a difference and support the school. I am a solicitior specialising in employment law and I have also previously been a Governor at another school."

Likes: Laughing, singing and reading

Dislikes: Rude people and seafood

Susan Reed

Sue ReedSue is a Parent Governor. She is a member of our Finance & Staffing Committee. She is also the Reception Class teacher at our school.

"I enjoy serving on the Governing Body as I love being able to support the school. As a teacher of the reception class and now a parent, I feel I can bring a breadth of experience to the meetings which, I hope, is helpful."

Likes: Spending quality time with family, sunshine holidays, a good book and a glass of prosecco!

Dislikes: Grumpy people, traffic jams and mushrooms

Peter Waller

Peter WallerPeter is a Community Governor. He is a member of our Finance & Staffing Committee.

"As a governor, I hope to support the school in continuing to provide such a fantastic, learning environment. I have worked as an HR Director for a number of years supporting various businesses grow and manage their poeple effectively."

Likes: Drawing and painting, especially with my children, Brighton and Hove Albion - "We are the Premier League!"

Dislikes: Spiders (I run a mile!) and avocado (the texture is all
                                                 wrong!)

 

PREMISES COMMITTEE 

Kevin Ursell

Kevin UrsellKevin is the Chair of our Premises Committee. He is a Community Governor.

"I wanted to give something back to the school and support Liz and the teaching staff, as I have had three children attend this school from 2003-2017 and they have all loved the school and the teaching staff! I work in the construction industry and can offer experience/advice in construction projects, health and safety and project management.

Likes: Playing and watching live sport, sunshine and skiing holidays, my family and country pub meals and a real ale after a
                                                nice walk.

                                                Dislikes: Email overload, password overload, olives, traffic jams &
                                                queue jumpers.

 

Nicki Goff

Nicola GoffNicki is a Community Governor. She is a member of our Premises Committee. She is also our Vice Chair of Governors.

"Having my two boys attend Aldingbourne, I wanted to give something back to show my gratitude to all the staff who dedicate their careers to making the school truly outstanding."

Likes: Reading, holidays, a drink with friends and watching my two bays play football.

Dislikes: SNAKES!!!

Andrew Reeves

Andrew ReevesAndy is a Community Governor. He is a member of our Premises Committee.

"Having resided locally for many years, with both my children at Aldingbourne, this is a unique opportunity in supporting and shaping its current and future plans for the benefit of all the children."

Likes: Being organised, DIY, holidays and carluccious breakfasts!

Dislikes: Grumpy people, marmite and spiders

 CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

Natasha MAYSEY

Natasha PhelpsNatasha is a Staff Governor. She is the chair of the Curriculum Committee. She is also our Year 4 teacher.

"I want to continue to support the school in as many ways as possible. My role as a teacher and chair of the PTA allows me to bring a variety of perspectives to governor meetings."

Likes: Holidays abroad, dinner with friends, American TV series

Dislikes: Grumpy people, bad driving, bad manners

VickY Machin

Vicki MachinVicky is a parent Governor. She is a member of our Curriculum Committee.

"I became a governor because I wanted to give something back to the wonderful school which has had such a positive impact on my children's lives. As a parent, I am always reminding my children of the importance of community and the responsibilities we all have to our communities, and this is one way that I can contribute my knowledge and experience as a former-teacher to our school, hopefully to make a positive impact."


Likes: The sea, karaoke and family holidays

Dislikes: Shouting, birds and stinky fish!

Michael Smith

Mike SmithMike is a Community Governor. He is a member of our Curriculum Committee and also our designated Safeguarding Governor.

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Rebecca Peters

Bex is a Local Authority Governor. She is a member of our Curriculum Committee.

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 ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Ian Davidson 

Ian DavidsonAs our Premises Officer, Ian is an associate member of our Governing Body. He is a member of our Premises Committee.

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