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Northgate Primary School

Northgate Primary School

Local Governance Committee (LGC)

The following is a list of governors together with their areas of responsibility/interest:

Chair of Governors: Roger Smith

Vice Chair of Governors: Kim Lawrence
Headteacher: Katie Penny
Director of Primary Improvement: Stephen Luke

Clerk to Governors: Chris Durant 

Safeguarding Governor: Kim Lawrence

If you'd like to contact a member of our governing body, please contact the school office in the first instance on 01278 226070 or office@northgateprimaryschool.org.uk 

[Please note that because Northgate Primary School opened in September 2017, the first governing body meeting took place on 2nd July 2018.]

 2022-2023

Details of the governing body and the current declaration of interests can be found here. 

Northgate Governors Information including Business and Pecuniary Interests

Name

Katie Penny

Appointed by

CLT

Term of office

No End Date

Areas of responsibility

All Areas

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 28/09/2022 ()

LGB – 09/11/2022 ()

LGB – 11/01/2023 ()

LGB – 19/04/2023 ()

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Headteacher – Pecuniary Interests Form signed 28/09/2022

Name

Richard Coath

Appointed by

Elected Staff Governor

Term of office

20/07/22 – 19/07/2026

Areas of responsibility

Education Strategy & Standards

Wellbeing Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 28/09/2022 (Called away at beginning of Meeting - Apology)

LGB – 09/11/2022 ()

LGB – 11/01/2023 ()

LGB – 19/04/2023 ()

 

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

NIL – Pecuniary Interests Form signed 28/09/2022

Name

Kate Bown

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of office

20/07/22 – 19/07/2026

Areas of responsibility

SIP Priority 3 – EAL Gov

H & S Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 28/09/2022 ()

LGB – 09/11/2022 ()

LGB – 11/01/2023 ()

LGB – 19/04/2023 ()

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

NIL – Pecuniary Interests Form signed 28/09/2022

Training

Safer Recruitment in Education (2.0) – 27/07/2022

Name

Kim Lawrence

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

 

20/07/22 – 19/07/2026

Areas of responsibility

Chair of Governors’ Mtgs

SIP Priority 4 – Curriculum

Safeguarding Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 28/09/2022 ()

LGB – 09/11/2022 ()

LGB – 11/01/2023 ()

LGB – 19/04/2023 ()

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

 

Headteacher – Taunton Deane Partnership College – Pupil Referral Unit – Pecuniary Interests Form signed 28/09/2022

Name

Roger Smith

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of Office

20/05/2021 – 19/05/2025

Areas of responsibility

Vice Chair of Governors

SIP Priority 2 – Maths  Gov

SIP Priority 3 – SEN Gov

Governing and committee meeting attendance

 

LGB - 28/09/2022 (Apology)

LGB - 09/11/2022 ()

LGB – 11/01/2023 ()

LGB – 19/04/2023 ()

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Non-Executive Director of West Somerset Radio

Pecuniary Interests Form signed 09/11/2022

Name

Ben Kirk

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of office

13/09/2021 – 12/09/2025

Areas of responsibility

SIP Priority 1 – English  Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 28/09/2022 ()

LGB – 09/11/2022 (Apology)

LGB – 11/01/2023 ()

LGB – 19/04/2023 ()

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Inspired Schools – Employed – Providing a service to Northgate

Pecuniary Interests Form signed 28/09/2022

Name

Sinmileoluwa Mustapha

Appointed by

Elected Parent Governor

Term of office

15/03/2022 - 14/03/2026

Areas of responsibility

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 28/09/2022 (Apology)

LGB – 09/11/2022  ()

LGB – 11/01/2023 (Apology)

LGB – 19/04/2023 ()

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

NIL - Pecuniary Interests Form signed 09/11/2022

Name

Tania Kaya

Appointed by

Elected Parent Governor

Term of office

15/03/2022 - 14/03/2026

Areas of responsibility

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 28/09/2022 ()

LGB – 09/11/2022 ()

LGB – 11/01/2023 ()

LGB – 19/04/2023 ()

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Pecuniary Interests Form signed 28/09/2022

 

RESIGNED – 06/01/2022

Kelly Allen

Appointed by

Appointed Governor 

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

Finance Audit & Resources

 

SIP Priority 3 – PP Gov

Finance Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB -13/09/2021 Apology

LGB – 01/11/2021 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Finance Officer at Eastover Primary School  Pecuniary Interests Form confirmed via email 23/09/21 – Apology LGB.

RESIGNED – 26/04/2021

Beki Curtis

Appointed by

Elected Parent Governor 

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

English

EYFS (inc Nursery)

People & Development

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 14/09/20 (Apology)

LGB – 11/01/21 (Absent)

LGB – 26/04/21 (Apology)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Member of PTA

Husband plumber for S C Plumbing  - Sept 2020

RESIGNED – 05/09/2021

Sophie Date

Appointed by

Appointed Governor 

Term of office

13/01/2020-12/01/2024

Areas of responsibility

Maths/SEF

Governing and Comm Mtg Attendance

LGB – 13/09/2021 (Y/N)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Teacher at Robert Blake Science College

Sept 2020

RESIGNED – 19/07/2021

Leeanne Searle

Appointed by

Elected Parent Governor

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

Vice Chair of Governors

SEN

CLT Cluster Meetings

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 14/09/20 (Apology)

LGB – 11/01/21 (Yes)

LGB – 26/04/21 (Yes)

LGB Budget 14/06/21(Ap)

LGB – 19/07/21 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

SEND Administrator and Clerk to Governors at Eastover Primary School – Sept 2020

RESIGNED – 16/12/20

Chris Spencer

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

Vice Chair of Governors

Transitition

Maths

Pay & Appraisal

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 14/09/20 (Not Present)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Owner of Hooks Store in Bridgwater

RESIGNED – 12/12/18

Clive Wiggin

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of office

02/07/18 - Resigned 12/12/18

Areas of responsibility

Governing and committee meeting attendance

02/07/18 (LGB) - Yes

08/10/18 (LGB) - Yes

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Member and Director of CLT

2021-2022

Details of the governing body and the current declaration of interests can be found here.

Northgate Governors Information including Business and Pecuniary Interests

Name

Katie Penny

Appointed by

CLT

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

All Areas

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 13/09/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 01/11/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 10/01/2022 (Yes)

LGB – 25/04/2022 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Headteacher – Pecuniary Interests Form signed 13/09/2021

Name

Richard Coath

Appointed by

Elected Staff Governor

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

Education Strategy & Standards

Wellbeing Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 13/09/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 01/11/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 10/01/2022 (Yes)

LGB – 25/04/2022 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

NIL – Pecuniary Interests Form signed 13/09/2021

Name

Kate Bown

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

SIP Priority 3 – EAL Gov

H & S Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 13/09/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 01/11/2021 (Apology)

LGB – 10/01/2022 (Yes)

LGB – 25/04/2022 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

NIL – Pecuniary Interests Form signed 13/09/2021

Name

Kim Lawrence

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

Chair of Governors’ Mtgs

SIP Priority 4 – Curriculum

Safeguarding Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 13/09/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 01/11/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 10/01/2022 (Yes)

LGB – 25/04/2022 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Headteacher – Taunton Deane Partnership College – Pupil Referral Unit – Pecuniary Interests Form signed 13/09/2021

Name

Roger Smith

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of Office

20/05/2021 – 19/05/2025

Areas of responsibility

Vice Chair of Governors

 

SIP Priority 2 – Maths  Gov

SIP Priority 3 – SEN Gov

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 13/09/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 01/11/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 10/01/2022 (Yes)

LGB – 25/04/2022 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

General Manager of Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce.

Later this year - Non-Executive Director of Sedgemoor

Pecuniary Interests Form signed 13/09/2021

Name

Ben Kirk

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of office

13/09/2021 – 12/09/2025

Areas of responsibility

SIP Priority 1 – English  Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 13/09/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 01/11/2021 (Yes)

LGB – 10/01/2022 (Yes)

LGB – 25/04/2022 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Inspired Schools – Employed – Providing a service to Northgate

Pecuniary Interests Form signed 13/09/2021

Name

Sinmileoluwa Mustapha

Appointed by

Elected Parent Governor

Term of office

15/03/2022 - 14/03/2026

Areas of responsibility

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 25/04/2022 (Not present)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Nursing

 

Signed

Name

Tania Kaya

Appointed by

Elected Parent Governor

Term of office

15/03/2022 - 14/03/2026

Areas of responsibility

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 25/04/2022 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Pecuniary Interests Form signed  25/04/2022

EX-GOVERNOR

 

Name     

RESIGNED – 26/04/21

Beki Curtis

Appointed by

Elected Parent Governor 

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

English

EYFS (inc Nursery)

People & Development

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 14/09/20 (Apology)

LGB – 11/01/21 (Absent)

LGB – 26/04/21 (Apology)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Member of PTA

Husband plumber for S C Plumbing  - Sept 2020

EX-GOVERNOR

 

Name          

RESIGNED – 16/12/20

Chris Spencer

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

Vice Chair of Governors

Transitition

Maths

Pay & Appraisal

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 14/09/20 (Not Present)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Owner of Hooks Store in Bridgwater

EX-GOVERNOR

 

Name          

RESIGNED – 12/12/18

Clive Wiggin

Appointed by

Appointed Governor

Term of office

02/07/18 - Resigned 12/12/18

Areas of responsibility

Governing and committee meeting attendance

02/07/18 (LGB) - Yes

08/10/18 (LGB) - Yes

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Member and Director of CLT

RESIGNED – 06/01/2022

Kelly Allen

Appointed by

Appointed Governor 

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

Finance Audit & Resources

 

SIP Priority 3 – PP Gov

Finance Governor

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB -13/09/2021 Apology

LGB – 01/11/2021 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Finance Officer at Eastover Primary School  Pecuniary Interests Form confirmed via email 23/09/21 – Apology LGB.

RESIGNED – 05/09/2021

Sophie Date

Appointed by

Appointed Governor 

Term of office

13/01/2020-12/01/2024

Areas of responsibility

Maths/SEF

Governing and Comm Mtg Attendance

LGB – 13/09/2021 (Y/N)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

Teacher at Robert Blake Science College

Sept 2020

RESIGNED – 19/07/2021

Leeanne Searle

Appointed by

Elected Parent Governor

Term of office

02/07/18 - 20/07/22

Areas of responsibility

Vice Chair of Governors

SEN

CLT Cluster Meetings

Governing and committee meeting attendance

LGB – 14/09/20 (Apology)

LGB – 11/01/21 (Yes)

LGB – 26/04/21 (Yes)

LGB Budget 14/06/21(Ap)

LGB – 19/07/21 (Yes)

Business and pecuniary interests, including other governance roles

SEND Administrator and Clerk to Governors at Eastover Primary School – Sept 2020


2020 - 2021

Details of the governing body can be found on the link here

Details of the governing bodies declaration of interests can be found on the link here 

Statutory information