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Governors

Mrs Jayne Gould, Chair of Governors

Jayne joined Welton Primary School as a governor in 2021. Following a move back to East Yorkshire in 2020 she wanted to find a way of connecting with her local community. Jayne has prior experience as a Governor (at an Academy in Kent) as well as skills in HR, Organisational and Leadership Development and coaching through her work as a Business Consultant. She also provides career support to unemployed 18-24 year olds through the Steps Ahead Mentoring Program. 

Mr Alec Kemp, Vice Chair of Governors

Alec has been a governor since 2017.  He works as a Director running an EMEA office of a startup software business and has skills in IT, sales, marketing and finance and felt that he was able to contribute to helping build on an already great learning environment. He has two children at Welton Primary School. 

Mrs Sharon Broughton

Sharon teaches Year 6 pupils in a Hull school and is the SENCo, having worked in education for over 25 years.  Since moving to Brough, Sharon wanted to become more involved with supporting the local community and felt that becoming a Governor was an area where she could use her professional skills and experience.  Sharon’s role on the Governing Body is to monitor SEN, personal development, behaviour and welfare.

Mrs Sarah Forrest

Sarah is a qualified Social Worker with experience across Early Help, Children's Social Work Services, Multisystemic Therapy, Youth Justice and implementation services. She is passionate about safeguarding across the systems in which children engage, recognising how important education is to a child's sense of self, wellbeing, confidence and outcomes. Sarah is currently a service manager in Children's Services with responsibility for a therapeutic service working with children at risk of exploitation and hopes to bring some of her varied experience of working with children and their families to my role as governor at Welton. Children's wellbeing and capacity to connect with, engage in and achieve in education is of huge importance to her and she looks forward to serving to promote the schools fantastic learning environment for all of its children.  Sarah has responsibility for Safeguarding.

Mrs Izoduwa Yvonne Busari-Okoro

Yvonne has bachelors and masters’ degrees in Chemical Engineering. She is passionate about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). She also loves to strongly influence the lives of young children. Yvonne moved to Brough in May 2021 and since then her daughter has been attending Welton Primary School. She decided to join the team to see how she can use her experience to further promote the mission of the school as well as enhance the potentials of the children and lead them to excel academically.

Mrs Philippa Thompson

Philippa comes from a background in education, having been a Pastoral Head of Year at a local secondary school.  In this role she looked after the emotional health and well-being of local children for many years, with Child Protection as her main responsibility. She later became an Educational Welfare Officer at the same school before taking early retirement.   Philippa used to serve as the Vice Chair at Welton Primary School, including during an Ofsted visit.  She feels that she has the relevant knowledge and experience to serve on the school's governing body once more, to be part of a supportive community to the Head Teacher and the school.

Mrs Kathryn Bonner

Kathryn has a BA (Hons) in Criminology and is a qualified Probation Officer, currently working within the Courts advising on sentencing options. She has worked within the Criminal Justice System for 15 years and has extensive experience in helping people to make positive changes to their lives, safeguarding and risk management. She is passionate about education and believes it can truly set the course for children’s lives. She is keen to help Welton in enabling each individual to be the very best they can be. She has lived in Brough for 11 years and her daughter attends Welton Primary School.

Mrs Jayne Patrick

Jayne has been an Associate Governor since February 2019 and currently works at the school as the School Business Manager.  Her responsibility is the Training Link for the Governors.  She has been working in schools for 17 years and at Welton Primary School for 11 of these years.  

 

Mrs Saleh is the Staff Governor and Mrs Pidgeon is the Staff Voting Head.