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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.


Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor. If you wish to contact a Governor please use the email address or contact us in writing, stating which Governor you would like to contact. 


We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests for your information.


Register of Business and Financial Interests

including Governance at other schools

Attendance 2020-2021

Mrs Rebecca Timperley

Headteacher2.2.09- no endSchool Improvement, resource management and accountabilityNone6/6

Dr Alan Thomas

Contact address: Northfield Junior School, Falcon Road, Dronfield, S18 2ED 

LA Governor



Chair of Governors, Finance, Maths, NQT monitoring and Pupil Premium

Family member works for Discovery Club/ STEAM works

Family member works for Consortium (Education Suppliers)

Governor at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe from May 2019.


Miss Victoria Jones


Staff Governor



Health and Safety, Assessment None6/6

Mr Mark Bracken


Co-opted Governor3.10.18- 3.10.2022Computing, Marketing, AssessmentMD of Bracken Media6/6

Mrs Jane Marshall


Co-opted Governor16.10.19- 16.10.23Safeguarding,  Art, DT and English, PSCHE including Wellbeing and Anti-BullyingOccasional Supply teacher at NJS5/6

Mrs Clare Freeland

Co-opted Governor16.10.19-16.10.23British Values and International Schools, Online Safety, Website, RENone6/6

Miss Eleanor Bushnell


Co-opted Governor

 12.10.20 - 11.10.24

SEND,History and Geography, FrenchEmployee of Derbyshire County Council5/6

Mrs Claire Nowell


Parent Governor10.4.19-10.4.2023English, Science and MusicNone6/6
Mr Frank StaintonParent Governor10.10.19- 10.10.23Health and Safety, MusicNone5/6
Miss Ruth SmithParent Governor10.10.19- 10.10.23School Council, PENone 5/6
Mr Daren CraddockCo-opted Governor13.10.21  -

Mr Mark Johnson


Co-opted Governor 07.02.18- 5.2.20SEND, School Council None 

Mrs Sara- Lea Goodwin

Co-opted Governor7.2.18-9.12.20Health and Safety None