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Our Governors

  • Jacqui Waby – Chair of Governors -­ Co-­opted Governor

    Jacqui has been a Governor at Statham Community Primary School since March 2011 and has held the position of Chair since January 2015.  Jacqui is a project manager for the engineering consultancy Amec Foster Wheeler, having previously spent 15 years working in the events industry in London, Liverpool and Manchester.  She has lived in Lymm since 2009 and her interests including horse-riding, skiing, photography and travel. Jacqui has also served as a governor at a secondary school in Warrington. 

  • Karina Middlehurst – Vice-Chair of Governors – Co-opted Governor

    Karina Middlehurst has been a Governor since 2011, initially joining as a co-ordinating representative between school and Statham Little Foxes having been the Treasurer at SLF for the previous two years.  Karina is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant and works for an international IT company.  When she has finished running around after the kids, Karina enjoys sewing, crochet, Morris Dancing and music.

     

  • Alison Hawley - Co-opted Governor

    Alison has been a governor at Statham School for 17 years.  Alison has lived in Lymm for 47 years and her children and grandchildren have been educated at schools in Lymm. She is a retired radiographer, having worked for the NHS for 30 years and does community work with the local Cancer Research committee and with the Rotary Club and Inner Wheel Club of Lymm. 

  • Eve Collen - Co-opted Governor

    Eve has been a Governor at Statham for 23 years and was Chair of Governors for five years. Her three children attended schools in Lymm and several of her six grandchildren were pupils at Statham. Eve is a retired English teacher and secondary school Head of Sixth Form.  She is a member of Lymm Methodist Church and Lymm Jubilee Women’s Institute.  Her interests are reading and sailing. 

  • Ian Marks - Local Authority Governor

    Ian has been a Governor at Statham for many years. He is Link Governor for Special Educational Needs. Ian has represented Statham Ward on Lymm Parish Council for many years and has also represented Lymm on Warrington Borough Council.  He takes an active part in the community and is a member of several local organisations, including being Chairman of the Lymm Festival Committee.  Before his retirement, he worked as a senior manager for a leading glass company.  He is married to Pam who is also a parish councillor and prior to retirement worked as a primary school special needs teacher in inner city Manchester. 

  • Alison Waldron - Staff Governor

    Alison is in her sixth year of teaching at Statham and her third as Staff Governor.  She has been a resident of Lymm for 17 years and has children who attend Lymm primary schools.  She is maths co-ordinator at Statham and is passionate about the subject both in and out of school.  When she isn't teaching Alison enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis and cycling, baking and watching almost any sporting competition.

  • Fred Varden - Co-opted Governor

    Fred has been a school governor for many years, so brings considerable governance experience. His voluntary service to the community spans over four decades.  He recently received the Tom Morris Community Award from the Rotary Club for his work with children and young people.

    Previously serving as a local primary school and high school governor, Fred has a good all-round knowledge of education and governance at both levels.  Within his previous appointments Fred was involved with personnel, behaviour and attendance and he has attended many governor training sessions.  He is now the designated Safeguarding Governor.

    Fred’s main hobby is writing poetry, but he also enjoys going to football and cricket matches.

  • Arthur Parsons - Parent Governor

    Arthur has recently been appointed as a Parent Governor.

  • Giles Lewis - Co-opted Governor

    Giles started as a Governor at the School in July 2017 and this is his first time in such a position.  Giles is a Purchasing Manager for Bilfinger Industrial Services in Runcorn, having previously worked in a number of procurement roles around the country for the last 20 years.

     Giles has lived in Culcheth for the last 12 years and his hobbies include sailing, cycling and running.