Our Governing Board
Clerk to the Governing Board
The clerk to the Governing Board is Kelly Creasey. Please address all correspondence to the Governing Board to the following email addresses or hand in a letter to the school office:
Meet our Governors
Mr Tom McWilliams
Chair of the Local Governing Board
Following the end of my engagement with the Royal Air Force in 2010, I joined the Governing Board as a Community Governor. In September 2018 the LAAT appointed me as the Chair of our Local Governing Board. My priority in this role is to assist the School Senior Leadership to ensure we maintain a safe and happy environment for the pupils and staff that provides a first-class education for our pupils. I am the Link Governor for e-Safety.
Mrs Sukey Brewster
Vice Chair of the Governing Board and Chair of the Pupils and Provision Committee
My name is Mrs Sukey Brewster, Vice Chair to the Governing Body and Chair of the Pupils and Provision Committee. I am also the Link Governor for Early Years Foundation Stage. I have experience of school leadership in both the state and private sectors: having taught for 26 years, and undertaken Assistant Head, Deputy Head and Headship roles. I am currently Head of Pre-Prep and Designated Safeguarding Lead for the whole school at Witham Hall. In my spare time I enjoy being with my family and also have started to learn how to tap dance!
Mr Andrew Millikin
Chair of the Finance, Buildings and Personnel Committee
My name is Andrew Millikin, I am a serving officer in the Royal Air Force. I was originally elected as a Parent-Governor and am now a co-opted governor chairing the Finance, Buildings and Personnel Committee. I am also a Link Governor for Safeguarding and Local Business Liaison.
Mrs Penny Dawson
I have been a parent at the school for the last 7 years and as a family we have benefitted hugely from this very special rural school with its strong links with the church, village community and Grimsthorpe Estate. As a Governor I have had a range of experience and am currently on the Finance and Premises Committee tasked with monitoring Health and Safety at the school. I am also the Link Governor for Website Compliance.
Mrs Charlie Norton
My name is Charlie Norton and I have lived in the Stamford area for over 20 years. Until recently, I was a primary school teacher specialising in working with pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. I retrained as a CBT practitioner, working specifically with children and young people, and have recently started working for a new local charity in Bourne. I have a particular interest in emotional health and wellbeing. I have 4 (very nearly!) grownup children, who have attended a wide range of schools in the local area. I am the Link Governor for Special Educational Needs and Disability.
Mr Barry Wilmott
Mr Barry Wilmott - Foundation Governor from September 2015. I am a former senior leader in a local secondary school, where my areas of responsibility were geography and pastoral care. I now work with the school to review provision with a specific focus on the character of the school as a Church of England setting as one of the Link Governors for Church Links, SIAMS, RE & Section 48.
Mrs Laura Goode
My name is Laura Goode and I have been a parent in the school for 7 years. Both of my children attend the school. I was appointed to the Governing Board in September 2017. I have been a regular parent volunteer in school for a number of years, and will be able to use this experience and knowledge to inform my role as governor. I am a Link Governor for Safeguarding and Pupil Premium.
Mrs Karen Lawrie
I am Karen Lawrie who was appointed as one of the two Foundation Governors at Edenham Church of England Primary School in November 2018. I am a retired Speech and Language Therapist who has been part of the St Andrew’s Witham on the Hill Church community for the past 20 years. I also serve on the St Andrew’s Parochial Church Council. I have three adult children all of whom attended schools in the local area. I look forward to working with one and all to continue the distinctive Christian quality of Edenham Church of England Primary School. I am a link governor for Link Governor for Church Links, SIAMS, RE & Section 48.