Governors

Our Governors

Cater, Julie – Foundation Governor

It is a pleasure to join the inspiring team at Crayke as a Foundation Governor.  I have two children, one at Crayke and a toddler.  I am a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience.  Most of that time I have specialised in historic buildings but have dealt with a disparate range of property...
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Champion, James – Parent Governor

I am pleased to be joining the board of governors in supporting the school and the hard work of the staff. I have been a Crayke school parent for just over three years and now have two children attending. I’m a Crayke resident too, and know the importance of a thriving primary school to the...
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Dawson, Elly – Co-opted Governor

Our daughter has recently been lucky enough to begin her school journey here at Crayke and we feel very privileged that she will be a part of such a fantastic school, with such wonderful opportunities on offer. Therefore I am delighted to be able to give something back to the school in return, by way...
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Jackson, Norman – Crayke Parish Council Governor

I have been a governor at Crayke for over 30 years and for 25 of those Chair. As a past pupil of the school and having had all my own children and grandchildren go through the school. I enjoy being on the Governing Body and feel privileged to be involved in the governance side of...
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Lunn, Barbara – Co-opted Governor

I am delighted to join the governing body at Crayke. I am a mother of 3 children and have recently retired as a secondary school teacher. I was lucky to teach in 3 excellent York schools throughout my career and also enjoyed a stint in adult education. Crayke School has a great reputation and I...
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Porter, Hugh – Chair of Governors

I am retired and have lived in Crayke for nearly three years. For more than thirty years I was a teacher and headteacher in secondary schools, mostly in Yorkshire. I am keen to make a contribution to our local community and hope my experience will be useful to the school. I believe every child is entitled to high quality...
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Saeedi, Laura – Co-opted Governor

I was really pleased to join the governing body, and to have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing excellent work being done at Crayke Primary School. I have worked as a doctor for 11 years, as well as being a mother to 2 children. I am also a director of a software business specialising in data...
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Seligman, Edgar – Local Authority Governor

I am delighted to be joining the board of Governors at Crayke. As a parent of children at the school for over 4 years (I now have 3 children at the school), I have been tremendously impressed by everything the school does. From the teaching and ethos of the school, to the promotion of individual...
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Walsh, Claire – Staff Governor

I am really pleased to be a Staff Governor at Crayke Primary School.  I have worked at Crayke for the past 6 years as an MSA, GTA and HLTA.  Although I have predominantly worked in Class 2, I have also spent time in Reception and Class 3.  Both my children have only recently left Crayke,...
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Wilson, Peter – Parent Governor

I have been working in the Digital sector for 15 years, starting out at BBC Worldwide working on topgear.com & radiotimes.com in London, then moving north to Easingwold in 2004, where I joined the Yorkshire Tourist Board. I now work in Leeds for Welcome to Yorkshire (formerly Yorkshire Tourist Board) as their Head of Digital,...
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Latest Updates

Meeting of the Full Governing Body 22 March 2021

Please find attached a copy of the minutes from our Full Governing Body meeting in March 2021 Crayke FGB mins 22032021
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Meeting of the Full Governing Body 18 January 2021

Please find attached a copy of the minutes from our Full Governing Body meeting in January 2021 Crayke FGB mins 180121
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Governors’ Annual Statement to Parents

Please find attached the Governors’ Annual Statement to Parents for the academic year 2019/20. Governors’ Annual Statement to Parents 2020
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Governing Body Information

The Governing Body (GB) consists of twelve governors. The remit of the GB is to: Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction for the school Hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance and management of staff Oversee the financial performance of the school...
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