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Governors

 

 Ann Botterill - Chair of Governors 

In 1969, I trained to be a teacher as a mature student at University of Leicester. I taught reception infants for 3 years before going into special education and first taught at Wren when it moved from Henley School and then went on to teach at Rushton Hall school. I returned to Wren as a teacher of visually impaired set up by Rushton Hall, and then became a governor when I retired.

Linda Saunders – Vice Chair of Governors 

I have semi-retired and work from home. I wanted to become involved in a local community role and feel that with my business acumen, I have something to contribute and make a difference. Although I have never been involved directly with Wren Spinney, I had a child with special needs and I have a grandchild with special needs so the role is particularly of interest to me.

Jeanette Payne 

I am a mum and Grandma and I am a Neonatal Matron, involved in development of the neonatal service at Kettering General Hospital. I was Partnership Governors at Millbrook Junior school (link from Christ the King Church) for many years, moving on a couple of years ago while working on a Masters. I have now completed this and ready to take on a new challenge.

Mark Parsons 

I am a building services design consultant and I have worked for the school for a few years. I primarily work in school and therefore have a lot of experience, which is useful to Wren Spinney. I am also in close proximity with contractors and am able to guide the school in advising what to look for on future projects and ensuring value for money.

David Endersby 

I have lived in Kettering for over 50 years and have been involved in the print/packaging industry for 43 years. My wife works on supply at Wren and we have in the past been involved with the family link scheme. We have 2 grown up children.
I hope that with my experience in business I bring a different perspective to the governing body.
I love football and reading.

Gary Smith - Parent Governor 

I am here to help and support the governors.  My Daughter has attended Wren Spinney for a number of years.  I run a small business in the local area and have lived locally for 15 years.

Cindy Baylis – Staff Governor 

I am here to help support the governor and I work as the Parent Support Worker for Wren Spinney.
I will bring the parent perspective to the Governing Body.

Lorraine Hill - Staff Governor 

Christine McPhedran - Clerk to the Governors. 

I have worked at Wren Spinney since 2002 taking on the role of Student Administration Manager. I am married with 2 grown up children. Before the arrival of children, I worked in Banking and then was a stay at home mum for 7 years before coming into education.
I started to clerk for the board in 2013 and I am currently completing a National Clerking Qualification.