Governors

Our Governors

Brookes, Catherine – Parent Governor

I am passionate about the importance of a great education and relished the opportunity to become a parent governor at Crayke School and be part of a team that sets conditions for further outstanding school success. I am a former HR professional and more recently an exams invigilator.  Since my children were born, I have...
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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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Chappell, Ann – Foundation Governor

It was with great pleasure that I took the position of Foundation Governor at Crayke School. Having been a teacher for over twenty years, I have taught throughout the primary age range and in many counties. As a classroom teacher my areas of responsibility have been very varied from Art and Design, History, Special Educational...
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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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Stasiak, Felicity – Local Authority Governor

I retired in July 2015 after thirty six years of teaching, eighteen in the secondary State Sector (Huntington Comprehensive) and eighteen at an independent prep school (St Olave’s – the junior school of St Peter’s, York). I’m also a qualified Independent Schools Inspector.
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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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Latest Updates

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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Chair of Governors

The Chair of Governors for this school year is Hugh Porter.  A retired secondary head teacher Hugh lives on Westway in Crayke.  He welcomes parents’ views and can be contacted via the school office. The other governors are – Elly Dawson – Co-opted Governor Laura Saeedi – Co-opted Governor Peter Wilson – Parent Governor Barbara Lunn...
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Meeting of the Full Governing Body 12 October 2020

Please find attached a copy of the minutes from our Full Governing Body meeting in October 2020 Crayke FGB Mins 12-10-2020
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Parent Governor Election

Good afternoon, Please see attached documentation regarding a Parent Governor vacancy. Parent Governor Election November 2020 – Letter to parents Nomination Paper Statement in Support of Election Please note the deadline for applications is Monday 30 November. Should you wish to discuss this, please do not hesitate to contact either myself or Mr Porter, Chair...
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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 eleven 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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