Local Governors

  • Mrs Claire Elizabeth Leith

    Trust Governor/Chair of Governors

    Appointed by NDEB to NEAT: 13.07.2017. Term of Office till: 12.07.20

    I have been appointed as Chair of Governors. 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.

    Declaration of Interests:
    The Jesmond Trust: Employee - since December 2015

  • Mr Trevor Lennox

    Trust Governor

    Appointed by NDEB for NEAT : 13.07.17. Term of Office: 12.07.20

    I am a Trust Governor appointed through the PCC nominee from Christ Church.

    Declaration of Interests:
    None

  • Rev Dr Rachel Sarah Caro

    Trust Governor

    Appointed by NDEB for NEAT : 08.09.17. Term of Office: 07.09.20

    I was appointed as Trust Governor through the PCC nominee from St Anthony's of Egypt.

    Declaration of Interest:
    St Anthony's Church, Walker - Employee: since June 2016

  • Mrs Lucy Balmer

    Trust Governor

    Appointed by NDEB for NEAT : 13.07.17. Term: of Office 12.07.20

    Declaration of Interests:
    None

  • Mrs Jane Caffery

    Staff Governor

    Elected by the staff of Central Walker CE School. Term of office: 19.11.22
    Declaration of interests:
    NEAT, Employee - Teacher, Central Walker CE Primary School

  • Mrs Danielle Wetherall

    Co-opted Governor

    Co-opted by the local governing committee of Central Walker CE School: term of office 12.12.19

    Declaration of interests:
    Monkseaton Middle School - Employee, from January 2020

  • Mrs Dawn Tracey Day

    Head Teacher (job-share) Ex-officio

    Appointed by NEAT Trust Board : 01.07.17. Term of Office: Ex-officio

    I am currently employed as Head Teacher (job-share) within the school. As I share this role with Faye Kerr we have agreed we will take it in turn to attend the local governing body in this role and will vote accordingly in the best interests of the pupils.

    Declaration of Interest:
    None

  • Mrs Anna Maria Irving

    Trust Governor

    Appointed by NDEB for NEAT : 13.07.17. Term of Office: 12.07.20

    I am an Assistant Head Teacher at Benfield School. I have 27 years of school based experience supplemented by extensive work with three different local authorities and in recent times Sunderland University. My areas of specialism and interests are: SEND and Inclusion; Behaviour; Attendance; Welfare; Safeguarding; Leadership and Progression. I have been appointed as Vice Chair and am very much looking forward to continue my work with Central Walker progressing this from a Good to Outstanding School.

    Declaration of Interests:
    NEAT, Employee - Benfield School since 01.05.17

  • Mrs Faye Kerr

    Head Teacher (Job-share) Ex-officio

    Appointed by NEAT Trust Board : 01.07.17. Term of Office: Ex-officio

    I am currently employed as Head Teacher (job-share) within the school. As I share this role with Dawn Day we have agreed we will take it in turn to attend the local governing body in this role and will vote accordingly in the best interests of the pupils.

    Declaration of Interest:
    None

  • Mrs Sandra Carol Larmour

    Trust Governor/Vice Chair of governors

    Appointed by NDEB for NEAT : 06.09.17. Term of Office: 05.09.20

    Declaration of Interests:
    Emmanuel College - Employee: since June 2019

  • Rev Phil Medley

    Trust governor

    Ex-officio - Principal Officiating Minister of the Parish of Christ Church, Walker
    Appointed by NDEB for NEAT: 26.11.19 Term of office: ex-officio
    Declaration of interests:
    Mission Initiative North East, Trustee - since September 2015
    Renew NE, Trustee - since December 2019

  • Miss Kimberley Sandy

    Parent governor

    Appointed by NEAT Trust Board : 22.10.19. Term of Office: 21.10.23

    Declaration of Interests:
    None

  • Mrs Kelly Sherriffs

    Parent Governor

    Elected by parents of Central Walker C of E Primary School : 01.10.19. Term of Office: 30.09.22

    I was nominated by parents within Central Walker to represent them as a Parent Governor. I currently have a two children within the school.

    Declaration of Interest:
    Benton Park Primary School, Employee - since April 2017

  • Mr Stuart Walker

    Co-opted governor

    Co-opted by the local governing committee of Central Walker CE School: Term of office: 12.12.19

    Declaration of interests:
    Washingwell Primary School, Employee - since Jan 19
    Washingwell Primary School, governor - since Dec 18

  • Former governor in the last twelve months: Revd Helen Gill

    Appointed by NDEB for NEAT: 01.11.18 Term of office: N/A
    Declaration of interests:
    St Silas Church, Church of England: Employee - since 31.10.17
    Mission Initiative Newcastle East: Employee - since 31.10.17