Building a Brighter Future Together

Building a Brighter Future Together

Our Governing Body

Our Governing Body

The governing body of New Mill Schools consists of up to 12 members, including representatives from the local community, parents and staff members. 

The full governing body meets approx six times each year.  In addition there are committees overseeing Resources and Health & Safety matters and those meet half termly or more regularly depending on the needs of the schools.


Contact our Governors.

If you wish to contact our Chair of Governors - Dawn Whiteley MBE- please leave a message with either of the school offices via the appropriate phone or email address found on our Contact page.


 Current Governors

Name Role Appointed By From To

Evelyne Barrow

Executive Headteacher By virtue of office 01.01.20  

Louise Coffey

Parent Elected by parents 03/10/19 02/10/23

Michelle Ingoe

Staff Elected by staff 16/03/22 15/03/23

Susan Lavan

Staff Elected by staff 16/03/22 15/03/23

Sarah Mann

Co-opted Community Governing Body 15/06/21 14/06/25

Emma Pescod (Vice Chair)

Co-opted Community Governing Body 22/01/19 21/01/23

Ben Shaw

Co-opted Community Governing Body 16/03/22 15/03/26

Colin Somers

Co-opted Community Governing Body 16/03/22 15/03/26

Phil Taylor

Co-opted Community Governing Body 15/09/21 14/09/25

Dawn Whiteley MBE (Chair)

Co-opted Community Governing Body 25/05/22 24/05/26

Mark Wilcox

Parent Elected by parents 24/02/21 23/02/25


Historic Governors (Left within the last 12 months)

Name Role Appointed by From To
Louise Armitage Staff Elected by staff 03/10/19


Veronica Baldwin Co-opted Community Governing Body 01/09/19


Elisabeth Bounds Staff Elected by staff 15/06/21


Leigh Fleming Co-opted Community - Vice Governing Body 02/10/20


Gillian Holden Co-opted Staff Governing Body 18/01/17


Rev Sean Robertshaw Co-opted Community Governing Body 02/08/20


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