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Meet the Governors

Dr. Kate Bennett, Chair of Governors

Category – Co-opted Governor

Roles – Chair of Governors (CoG), Lead Governor for Safeguarding, SEND & Pupil Premium

Committee Membership – Standards & Inclusion; Safeguarding; Finance & Premises; Appeals; Headteacher Performance Management and Steering

Register of Pecuniary Business Interests -  Employee of University of Liverpool

Term of Office – 01/05/2014 – 30/04/2018


Mr. Phillip Macklin, Vice Chair of Governors

Category – Parent Governor

Roles – Vice Chair of Governors (VCoG), Chair of Finance & Premises Committee

Committee Membership – Finance & Premises; Appeals and Steering

Register of Pecuniary Interests – None

Term of Office – 01/10/2014 – 30/09/2018


Mr Steve George

Category – Headteacher

Committee Membership – Finance & Premises; Safeguarding and Steering

Register of Pecuniary Interests – Headteacher

Term of Office – 01/12/2013 – to date


Mrs Kath Boadey

Category – Staff Governor

Roles – None

Committee Membership – Standards & Inclusion; Safeguarding and Steering  

Register of Pecuniary Interests – Husband’s business Ash Prop Maintenance

Term of Office – 01/09/2014 – 31/08/2018


Ms Sarah Valentine

Category – Parent Governor

Roles – Chair of Safeguarding Committee

Committee Membership – Safeguarding and Steering

Register of Pecuniary Interests – None

Term of Office – 01/10/2014 – 30/09/2018


Mr Damien McNulty

Category – Co-opted Governor

Roles – None

Committee Membership – Finance & Premises (Observer); Appeals and Steering  

Register of Pecuniary Interests – Staff member, Local Negotiating Secretary NASUWT, Parent Governor Wade Deacon Academy

Term of Office – 01/07/2014 – 30/06/2018


Mrs Rosemary Moffatt

Category – Co-opted Governor

Roles – None

Committee Membership – Safeguarding and Steering

Register of Pecuniary Interests – None

Term of Office – 01/07/2014 – 30/06/2018


Ms Jennie Platt

Category – Co-opted Governor

Roles – Chair of Standards & Inclusion Committee

Committee Membership – Standards & Inclusion; Headteacher Performance Management and Steering 

Register of Pecuniary Interests – CYP Officer Merseyside Sport Partnership

Term of Office – 01/07/2014 – 30/06/2018


Mr Ian Winstanley

Category – Co-opted Governor

Roles – Chair of Steering Committee

Committee Membership – Finance & Premises; Headteacher Performance Management and Steering

Register of Pecuniary Interests – None

Term of Office – 01/05/2014 – 30/04/2018


Mrs Lisa Seddon

Category – Associate Member

Roles – None

Committee Membership – Standards & Inclusion

Register of Pecuniary Interests – Staff Member

Term of Office - 01/05/2014 - 30/04/2018


Governor Resignations

Ms Kelly Wallace - Term of Office – 01/10/2014 – Resigned December 2016


Mrs Sharon Loftus  - Term of Office – 01/07/2014 – Resigned July 2017


Mrs Michelle Cunningham - Term of Office – 01/05/2015 – Resigned October 2017


Mr Christopher Scott - Term of Office – 01/07/2014 – Resigned November 2017


Current Governor Vacancies 

The Board is currently recruiting to the following governor categories:

1 x Parent Governor

1 x Local Authority Governor

4 x Co-opted Governors 

The skills / experiences we are seeking that will both compliment and strengthen the Board are as follows:

  • Committed to improving the education and welfare for all pupils here at Prescot Primary
  • Experience of being a governor/trustee in another school or being a board member in another sector
  • Willing to devote time, enthusiasm and effort to the duties of and responsibilities of a governor/trustee
  • Experience using data to interpret/evaluate performance and identify trends to target improvement
  • Experience of HR policy and processes, including employment legislation, recruitment, performance management and pay
  • A strong communicator and committed to building strong collaborative relationships
  • Willing to reflect, listen and learn from a diversity of views, to receive and provide feedback and accept impartial advice
  • A commitment to ongoing personal development and attendance at training

For further information please contact the Clerk to Governors at glenys.hurstrobson@prescotprimary.org.uk

Alternatively please view the online governor recruiting websites as follows:

Inspiring Governance - www.inspiringgovernance.org 

SGOSS Governors for Schools - www.sgoss.org.uk