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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. Andy is our designated safeguarding Governor.

"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 the chairperson 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

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.

 

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Nicola Hollingworth

nicolaNicola 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 solicitor 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

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 

Nicki Goff

Nicola GoffNicki is a Community Governor. She is the chair 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

EMMA PINDER

EmmaEmma is a Community Governor. She is a member of our Premises Committee.

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 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!

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 it's 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!