The governing board oversee the effective running of the school.
The board consists of parents, staff, local authority and co-opted governors. The purpose of the governing body is to provide confident, strategic leadership and to create robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance.
The three core functions of the board are:
Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure it's money is well spent
Chris Lindsay: Co-opted Governor
Chris has been a Governor at the school since 2009 and has two children at the school He trained as an engineer, but now works as a marketing director for BT.
Responsibilities: Chair | Standards Committee | Resources Committee
John Hall: Co-Opted Governor
John has been a governor at the school since 2017 and has two children who went to school in Winchester. He is a Chartered Building Surveyor and Engineer, currently working as consultant in Winchester. John has been a volunteer student mentor at Southampton University since 2012.
Responsibilities: Chair Standards Committee | Early Years Foundation Stage
Dave MorriS: LEA Governor
Dave has been a governor at the school since 2018 and has two grown up children who are now at university. He has a background in IT, dating back over 25 years and is currently working as a senior IT manager at a multi-national bank in London.
Responsibilities: Chair Resources Committee | Staff Welfare & Development | ICT
Rachael Corrie: CO-Opted Governor
Rachael has been a governor at the school since 2012 and she has one child at the school. She has a background in marketing and now works part time for Hampshire County Council in the Governor Services team.
Responsibilities: Standards Committee | Pupil Premium | Headteacher Performance Management Committee
Susmita BhattacharyA: Parent Governor
Susmita has been a governor at the school since 2017 and has one child at the school. She works as an associate lecturer at Winchester University and is a creative writing tutor and author.
Responsibilities: Standards Committee | Development and Training Governor | English
James Hodgins: Co-Opted Governor
James has been a Governor at the school since 2015 and has two children at the school. He is a maths teacher and Housemaster at Winchester College and has been a governor at Twyford School.
Responsibilities: Standards Committee | Maths | Pupils working at greater depth
Jovina Jenkins: Co-Opted Governor
Jovina has been a governor at the school since 2017. She wanted to become a governor because she wanted to be involved in the local community and support young people. Her previous career was in accountancy where she specialised in corporate taxation.
Responsibilities: Resources Committee | Safeguarding and Looked After Children
Martin Hopkinson: Co-Opted Governor
Martin has been a governor at the school since 2017. Now semi-retired, he started his career as a physics teacher before moving into industry. There he has specialised in project and risk management. Previously Martin has been a governor at two other primary schools.
Responsibilities: Vice Chair Resources Committee | Behaviour for Learning | Strategic Property Development
Dawn Przybycin: Co-Opted Governor
Dawn has been a governor at the school since 2011. She has lived in the local community for many years and both her daughters went to the school. Dawn works for Hampshire County Council as a Senior Internal Auditor, and became a governor as a way of becoming more involved with the local community.
Responsibilities: Resources Committee | Health & Safety | Headteacher Performance Management Committee | Science
Jamie Scott: Co-Opted Governor
Jamie has been a governor at the school since 2016 and has a long standing association with the school. He is a local councillor representing the Stanmore community on Winchester City Council. Jamie is also a governor at Kings' School.
Responsibilities: Resources Committee | Sports & PE | Community Engagement
Sally Scott: Co-Opted Governor
Sally has been a governor at the school since 2017 and has a background in education spanning over 25 years in both the primary and secondary sectors. She has held two headships and was seconded by the British Council to Malaysia to act as an advisor to schools in Primary Education. Her two sons are now married and she has a daughter-in-law who is currently a primary teacher.
Responsibilities: Standards Committee | SEND | Broad & Balanced Curriculum | Headteacher Performance Management Committee
May Eagle: Staff Governor
May has four children, three of them now grown-ups, who all attended Stanmore Primary School. She grew up in Germany and worked in Social Law before coming to live in the UK. May has worked in education for the last 18 years in a number of different roles. She has worked at Stanmore Primary School since 2007, starting off volunteering in the classroom before working as a Teaching Assistant specialising in Speech and Language and EAL. May has recently joined the Admin Team and enjoys the challenges this brings and is keen to develop her career now her children have grown older.
Responsibilities: Resources Committee
Peter Vincent: PARENT GOVERNOR
Pete has been a governor at the school since 2018 and has one child at the school. He has a background in IT, dating back over 19 years and is currently working as a Cyber Security Consultant at IBM.
Responsibilities: Standards Committee | Attendance
Chair: Dave Morris | Vice Chair: Martin Hopkinson | Dawn Przybycin | Jovina Jenkins | Jamie Scott | Chris Lindsay | May Eagle
Chair: John Hall | Vice Chair: Rachael Corrie | Sally Scott | Susmita Bhattacharya | James Hodgins | Chris Lindsay | Peter Vincent
Chair: Dave Morris | Vice Chair: Martin Hopkinson | Dawn Przybycin | Jovina Jenkins | Jamie Scott | Chris Lindsay
Headteacher Performance Management Committee
Chair: Sally Scott | Rachael Corrie | Dawn Pryzbycin