Staff and Governors


Headteacher and Mighty Oaks (KS2) Teacher: Mrs Liz Stellmacher

Administrator: Mrs Fran Hoggarth

Mighty Oaks (KS2) Teacher: Mrs Lucy Sutton

Acorns (EYFS/KS1) Teacher : Mrs Woodhead

Acorns (EYFS/KS1) Senior Teaching Assistant: Mrs Sam Geer

Senior Teaching Assistant : Mrs Steph Steele

Senior Teaching Assistant: Mrs Terri Priestley-James

Apprentice : Miss Katie Steele

Midday Supervisor: Mrs Jennie Corby

Cleaner in Charge: Mrs Sari Martin


Chair of Governors and LA Governor: Ms Madonna Adams

Vice Chair and Foundation Governor: Rev Jackie Oakes

Clerk to the Governors: Mrs Fran Hoggarth

Ex Officio Governor: Rev Jackie Oakes

Staff Representative: Mrs Stephanie Steele

Parent Governor: Ms Jennie Corby 

Parent Governor: 

Foundation Governor: Mrs Clare Postlethwaite

Foundation Governor: Miss Janice Harrington

Foundation Governor: Mr David Findley

Foundation Governor: Application in process

Foundation Governor: Application in process

Foundation Governor: Vacancy

Governor Sub Committees 

Chair of Premises- Mrs Steph Steele

Chair of Teaching and Learning- Rev Jackie Oakes

Chair of Finance- Mr David Findley

Governor Handbook

Governor Attendance at Governing Body Meetings

Meeting Date Oct 22 March 23 May 23 July 23            
Madonna Adams Present Apologies Present Present            
Jackie Oakes Present Present Present Present            
Liz Stellmacher Present Present Present Present            
Stephanie Steele Present Present Present Present            
Claire Postlethwaite Present Apologies Present Present            
Ian Kirby Apologies Present Present Present            
Jennie Corby Present Present Present Present            
Janice Harrington N/A Apologies Apologies Present            
Roberta Jones Present Apologies Present Present            
David Findley N/A N/A N/A N/A            


  Category Committees Term of Office Expires Declaration of Interest
Madonna Adams

Chair of Governors

LA Governor

Teaching and Learning, Finance, Premises, Pay and Personnel, Staff dismissal, Pupil discipline, safeguarding, English, Data Protection March 2026 None
Jackie Oakes

Vice Chair of Governors

Ex Offico

Teaching and Learning Chair, Pay and Personnel, Staff dismissal, Pupil discipline, link, Art, Music. Dec 25 None
Liz Stellmacher Headteacher Teaching and Learning, Finance, Premises, data Protection Ongoing None
Ian Kirby Foundation Premises Chair, Health and safety, KS2,  staff dismissal appeals, pupil discipline appeals Expired None
Claire Postlethwaite  Foundation Premises    Dec 2023 None
Jennie Corby     Parent  T and L Feb 2024       None
Fran Hoggarth Clerk Data Protection Ongoing None
Roberta Jones  Parent T and L Feb 2026 None
Janice Harrington Foundation Premises July 2026 None
David Findley Foundation Finance June 2027 None
Steph Steele Staff Premises Nov 2024 None