Edenham
CofE Primary School
Inspire Believe Achieve

But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded

2 Chronicles 15:7

I can do all things through him who strengthens me

Philippians 4:13

Skills Builder Silver Award 2021-24 Ofsted Good Provider

Our Governing Board

Clerk to the Governing Board

The clerk to the Governing Board is Sarah Leith. 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 David Clements
Chair of the Local Governing Board

I am David Clements, appointed by LAAT as Chair of Edenham Church of England Primary School in September 2019. I have been employed in Education throughout my working life in four local authority areas, during which time I was a head teacher for 28 years. Following headship I was the Diocesan Schools Adviser for the Diocese of Lincoln; which involved me in a wide range of supportive roles with schools, head teachers and governing bodies. I was a member of the University Council at Bishop Grosseteste University for many years; and have been a LAAT Local Board member in recent years. In addition I act as an education consultant to Capita, the Standards and Testing Agency and The National Foundation for Educational Research.
I worship at the Parish Church of St Mary and St Nicolas in Spalding and am a Church Warden.

Contactable via the school office 01178 591207, School Lane, Bourne Edenham PE10 0LP

Fr Edward Martin
Vice Chair of the Governing Body

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.

Mrs Nicola Lawton

Hi, I’m Nicola Lawton and I have two children at Edenham School. I was appointed to the governing board as parent governor in November 2019. I have volunteered at school numerous times since 2016 and have always enjoyed seeing the school grow. My career in marketing and communications spanning 20 years across multiple sectors enables me to bring a wealth of experience from a business, communication, and customer perspective. 

Miss Harriet Jarvis

My name is Harriet Jarvis and I work at Edenham Church of England Primary School as the Year 1 and 2 Class Teacher.  I have worked at this school for 4 years and enjoy working with the children and being part of their learning journeys. I look forward to using my experience and knowledge to inform my role as a governor.

Mr Martin Sutton

My Name is Martin Sutton, I was appointed to the Governing Board in April 2020.  I am also a parent of two daughters, of which one is still at the school and one has just left.  I have been involved in various parent fundraising events over the past 7 years.  I am also a Primary School teacher and hope to bring my knowledge and experience into my governor role of Special Educational Needs link Governor, also helping to guide and support the school in whatever way I can moving forward.