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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.

Name Category Office Responsibilities

Register of Business and Financial Interests

including Governance at other schools

Attendance 2020-2021

Mrs Rebecca Timperley

Headteacher 2.2.09- no end School Improvement, resource management and accountability None 5/5

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  None 5/5

Mr Mark Bracken


Co-opted Governor 3.10.18- 3.10.2022 Computing, Marketing, Assessment MD of Bracken Media 5/5

Mrs Jane Marshall


Co-opted Governor 16.10.19- 16.10.23 Safeguarding,  Art, DT and English, PSCHE including Wellbeing and Anti-Bullying Occasional Supply teacher at NJS 5/5

Mrs Clare Freeland

Parent Governor 16.10.19-16.10.23 British Values and International Schools, Online Safety, Website, RE None 5/5

Miss Eleanor Bushnell


Co-opted Governor

 12.10.20 - 11.10.24

SEND,History and Geography, French Employee of Derbyshire County Council 5/5

Mrs Claire Nowell


Parent Governor 10.4.19-10.4.2023 English, Science and Music None 5/5
Mr Frank Stainton Parent Governor 10.10.19- 10.10.23 Health and Safety, Music None 4/5
Miss Ruth Smith Parent Governor 10.10.19- 10.10.23 School Council, PE None  4/5

Mr Mark Johnson


Co-opted Governor  07.02.18- 5.2.20 SEND, School Council  None 1/2

Mrs Sara- Lea Goodwin

Co-opted Governor 7.2.18-9.12.20 Health and Safety None 2/5