Our Governors

At Leechpool, the Governing Body is highly valued, teamwork being a priority. We work with the school, with the aim of improving standards and striving for excellence.

Good governance is not just about sitting in meetings. We endeavour to stay updated on, and apply, new legislation. Our governors are hands on and assist with school events such as fayres, fundraising events, new parents induction evenings, outings and special events. Governors also attend classes to monitor the impact of the teaching on our learners, assemblies, inset and training days, inspections and LA reviews, to name but a few areas of involvement.

Current parents are welcome to contact governors with questions or general feedback. Please note that parents should always contact the school directly with any concerns. Likewise, we encourage any prospective parents who are thinking of sending their children to Leechpool to browse through our website and, importantly, to visit our school so you can see first-hand what Leechpool has to offer.

Regular Governor Updates

Below is an update of the recent work we have been developing as a Governing Body.   This section of our page will be regularly updated to let all families of the school know what issues we are addressing to improve the provision of education for the children of Leechpool.


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governor profiles

  • Mr Vinod Wagjiani

    Chair of Governors

  • Mrs Nicola Davenport

    Staff Governor: Headteacher

  • Mr John Adams

    Co-opted Governor: Finance Joint Lead

  • Mrs Kirstie Beange

    Parent Governor, Joint Lead for SEN/Disadvantaged Children

  • Mr John Bentley

    Co-opted Governor: Joint Lead for Safeguarding; Joint Lead for Recruitment

  • Mr Daniel Clement

    Staff Governor: Health and Safety compliance

  • Mrs Emma Coomber

    Parent Governor: Joint Lead for Safeguarding

  • Miss Sarah Cullern

    Staff Governor: Lead for Curriculum; Lead for Well Being

  • Mr Jim Dean

    Co-opted Governor: Joint Lead for PE and Sports, Joint Lead for Health and Safety compliance

  • Mrs Maria Di Martino

    Parent Governor: Vice Chair of Governors, Joint Lead for Recruitment; Lead for Nursery and After School Club

  • Mrs Linda Wlllmott

    L A Governor: Joint Lead for SEN/Disadvantaged Children; Joint Lead for PE and Sports

  • Mrs Katie Jesse

    Co-opted Associate Governor: Finance Joint Lead

  • Mrs Jayne Dowell

    Clerk to governors