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Governing Body of the Holt House and Carterknowle Schools Federation

A new governing body was established on 1 July 2016 for the federation of Holt House Infant and Carterknowle Junior Schools.    As the minutes of the governors meeting are approved they will be available at the bottom of this page.

Parent Governors LA Governor Staff Governors Co-opted Governors Associate Governors
Tim Sushams
Jenny Johnson
Shabnam Shah Michelle Powell Jayne Robinson
Amanda Livesey (Vice Chair)
Alison Warner (Chair)
Nikki Rees
Joshua Fisher
Nick Evans
Jenny Bywaters
Roberta Reilly
Gill Clark
Gaynor Tyrrell

School Development Committee/Strategic Group (SDC)
Chair: Alison Warner

This group plays a key role in managing the business and ensuring that committee work is

Resource Management Committee (RMC)
Chair: Louise Green

This group determines and reviews financial policy including consideration of long term planning and resourcing. It also is aware of and advises the governing body on legal requirements and procedures relating to personnel issues.

Equalities & Standards Committee (ESC)
Chair: Jenny Johnson

This group monitors regularly the progress towards in-year attainment targets for all children. It also is aware of and advises the governing body on the legal responsibilities of governors in terms of Curriculum provision and assessment including Special Educational Needs provision.

Positive feedback or suggestions are always welcome and can be sent to

If a parent or carer has a concern then they should see their child’s teacher or the headteacher. If the headteacher cannot resolve the issue, then it should be put in writing and marked for the attention of the chair of governors and handed into the school office c/o Mrs Tyrrell: School Business Manager.

Please read our Governors information

Governors Details
Previous Governors Details
Committee Terms of Reference
NGA Model Code of Conduct
Governors Details 2016-17
Governors & volunteers data privacy notice
Information on becoming a school governor
Letter re co-opted gov vacancy May 18