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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 2021-2022



Mrs Rebecca Timperley


Headteacher2.2.09- no endSchool Improvement, resource management and accountabilityNone4/4

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

Chair of  Governor at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe from January 2022.


Mr Mark Bracken


Co-opted Governor3.10.18- 3.10.2022Computing, Marketing, AssessmentMD of Bracken Media2/4

Mrs Jane Marshall


Co-opted Governor16.10.19- 16.10.23Vice-chair, Safeguarding,  Art, DT and English, PSCHE including Wellbeing and Anti-BullyingOccasional Supply teacher at NJS2/4

Miss Eleanor Bushnell


Co-opted Governor

 12.10.20 - 11.10.24

SEND,History and Geography, FrenchEmployee of Derbyshire County Council3/4

Mrs Claire Nowell


Parent Governor10.4.19-10.4.2023English, Science and MusicNone4/4
Mr Frank StaintonParent Governor10.10.19- 10.10.23Health and Safety, MusicNone4/4
Miss Ruth SmithParent Governor10.10.19- 10.10.23School Council, PENone 4/4
Miss Elia TuckStaff Governor 

08.12.2021 -


Therapy Dog, AlbieTeacher Y52/3
Mr Daren CraddockCo-opted Governor13.10.21Computing None4/4

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-


Miss Victoria Jones


Staff Governor



Health and Safety, Assessment None1/1

Mrs Clare Freeland

Co-opted Governor16.10.19-08..02.2022British Values and International Schools, Online Safety, Website, RENone0/2