Composition of the Governing Body

1 Head Teacher

2 Staff Governor

5 Co-opted governors

1 Local Authority Governor



Members of the Governing Body at Stanhope Primary School 2021-2022

The Chair of Governors

Mr John Hetherington (Co-opted Governor)

Link Governor for the Foundation Stage and Mathematics.


The Vice Chair of Governors

Mr Douglas Mather (Co-opted Governor)

Link Governor for Health and Safety and Data Protection.


Staff Governors

Miss K Anglin

Link Governor for Key Stage 2.


Mrs L Forbister

Link Governor for SEND.


Parent Governor

Mr A Adebiyi

Link Governor for Science, Website and Climate Change.


Other members of the board

Mrs A Adair (Co-opted Governor)

Link Governor for Safeguarding and PSHE.


Cllr A Hetherington (LEA Govenor)

Link Governor for the School Improvement Plan and Literacy.


Mrs H Judd (Co-opted Governor)

Link Governor for the School Improvement Plan, Key Stage 1, Pupil Premium and Governor Training.


If you wish to contact any of our school Governors, please email [email protected] and mark the email to the attention of the necessary Governor.


Structure and Terms of Office

Name Category Appointing Body Terms of Office Committees (if associate member has voting rights) Official responsibility
Ms Abbi Adair Co-opted Governing Board 07/07/2020– 06/07/2024
Mr Douglas Mather Co-opted Governing Board 12/03/2021- 11/03/2025 Vice Chair of Governors
Mr John Hetherington Co-opted Governing Board 04/03/2019-03/03/2023 Resources Committee & Performance Review Chair of Governors
Mrs Lesley Martin Head Teacher By virtue of position 01/09/2016 Resources & Curriculum committee
Cllr Anne Hetherington LEA Local Authority 17/09/2018-16/09/2022 Resources & Curriculum Committee


Performance Review

Mrs Harriett Judd Co-opted Governing Board 18/05/2019-17/05/2024 Resources Committee
Miss Keri Anglin Staff Governor Staff 20/09/2020-19/09/2024
Mrs Lucinda Forbister Staff Governor Staff 06/11/2018-05/11/2022
Mr Ade Adebiyi Parent Governor Governing Board 19/04/2021-18/04/2025



Details of pecuniary and personal interests of the Governing Board

Name Category Nature of Interest Date Interest Registered
Abbi Adair Co-opted None 13/05/2021
John Hetherington Co-opted None 26/07/2021
Douglas Mather Co-opted None 28/05/2021
Lucinda Forbister Staff Governor None 30/07/2021
Lesley Martin Head Teacher None 28/05/2021
Anne Hetherington LEA STMBC
Harriet Judd Co-opted None 25/05/2021
Keri Anglin Staff Governor None 01/08/2021
Ade Adebiyi Parent Governor None 18/04/2021

Governor information and register of interests-2020-21

Governor information and register of interests 2021-2022