Meet the Governors
The school's Board of Governors are as follows:
Chair of Governors - Mrs C Leith
I was appointed by the Diocese of Newcastle to the Governing Body of Central Walker. I am looking forward to continuing working with the school taking it from a Good School to an Outstanding School. I am a Christian actively involved in my church. I have worked as an advisor with the Citizen's Advice Bureau on a voluntary basis for many years.
Ex-Officio Officer - Reverend Tim Foreman
Foundation Governor - Canon Jennifer Ross OBE
I am a Foundation Governor appointed by the Diocese of Newcastle to the Governing Body of Central Walker and was previously a Governor of another local school for 7 years. I was born and lived in Walker during my childhood and early adult years and my background is Midwifery and the Health Service working for many years in the local hospitals. I am passionate that the children of Walker receive the best possible education in a loving and caring environment to enable them to fulfil their potential and will work with the Governors and Staff at Central Walker to achieve this.
Foundation Governor - Ms Lucy Balmer
Foundation Governor - Reverend Chantal Noppen
Local Authority Governor - Mrs Maria Irving (Vice Chair)
I am an Assistant Head Teacher at Benfield School. I have 26 years of school based experience supplemented by extensive work with three different local authorities and in recent times Sunderland University. My areas o specialism and interests are: SEND and Inclusion; Behaviour; Attendance; Welfare; Safeguarding; Leadership and Progression. I am very much looking forward to continue my work with Central Walker progressing this from a Good to Outstanding School.
Parent Governor - Mrs Kelly Sherriffs
Parent Governor - Mrs Kim Sandy
Staff Governor - Mrs Julie Bradley
Executive Head Teacher - Mrs Barbara Redhead