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Aldingbourne
Primary School

Learning to bee the best that we can bee!

Meet Our Governors

 CHAIRPERSON

our chair of governors has recently stepped down and so at the moment we
have a vacancy for a chair. watch this space! 

VICE CHAIRPERSON

peter waller

Peter WallerPeter is our Vice Chair of Governors. He is a Community Governor. He is the Chair 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 people 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!)

 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

Peter Waller

Peter WallerPeter is a Community Governor. He is the Chair 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 people 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!)

Stacey chandler 

Stacey is a member of our Finance & Staffing Committee. She is a Community Governor.

"My son loved his time at Aldingbourne Primary School and my daughter (year 3) is thriving here. She is always happy to come to school and I feel that by being a Governor, I am able to show my gratitude to this wonderful school. I run a busy company with my husband and I am a qualified Management Accountant meaning I can share my skills in finance with the Aldingbourne team and support them in any way I can."

Likes: sunny weather, spa days, dog walks with the family

Dislikes: negative people, being cold, food shopping

GUY ROBINSON 

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

"I have previously been a governor at my children's school in Worthing. Hopefully I can help to try to make a difference here too. I am looking forward to again, taking some of the responsibility for how school funds are spent, supporting the school with its strategic direction, and the children, in their educational journey. "

Likes: Rock n' Roll, Reggae, Johnny Cash...

Dislikes: Not Rock n' Roll, Reggae, Johhny Cash...

Mary Bolch

Mary is a member of our Finance & Staffing Committee. She is a Community Governor.

"Having fairly recently retired from Chichester College, I still have a keen interest in education in all its forms. I see being a Governor at Aldingbourne as making use of my past skills and putting something back into the system."

Likes: Cooking, spicy food, reading and gardening, holidays and family.

Dislikes: Prejudice, unfairness, and windy weather.

PREMISES COMMITTEE 

EMMA PINDER 

Emma

Emma is the Chair of our Premises Committee. She is a Community Governor. 

"My two children have attended the school and benefited from the wonderful teaching and sense of community, so I wanted to give something back by becoming a governor. As an
architect, I felt that I could put my skills to good use on the Premises Committee. I come from a corporate background with a culture of continuous improvement and being proactive. I believe that we should never be complacent and by continuously reviewing what we do, we
can “learn to be the best that we can bee.”

Likes: Genuine kind and helpful people, good manners, spending time with my family and friends,
ballet, drawing and creative crafts.

Dislikes: Unfairness, rudeness and people who pretend to be nice when they are not really.

sue reed

Sue Reed

Sue is a Community 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

phil west 

Phil is a Parent Governor. He is a member of our Premises Committee. He s one of our brand new Governors so watch this space for more info coming soon! 

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 CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

vicky machin

 

Vicki MachinVicky is Chair of our Curriculum Committee. She 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!

natasha maysey

Natasha Phelps

Natasha is a Staff Governor. She is a member of our 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.

rebecca peters

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

"I became a Governor at Aldingbourne 5 Years ago, and I am so pleased to be able to support the school in this way.  I began my teaching career at Aldingbourne in 2003 and the school will always have a very special place in my heart.  I feel very passionately about its ethos and strongly believe that the experiences the children are given at the school are of the highest quality and have a hugely positive impact on their learning journey though the school and beyond and am very proud to be a part of this."

Likes: Being outside, spending time with my lovely family, cooking and wine.

Dislikes: Rudeness, being late, mushrooms - they feel like slugs...

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

PHIL PREECE

‚ÄčcarertakerAs our Premises Officer, Phil is an associate member of our Governing Body. He is a member of our Premises Committee.

Likes: Dairy milk chocolate, wine gums and ALL sports (he supports Chelsea!)

Dislikes: Disorganised people and queueing!