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Governor biographies

Chair of Governors
James Maton

A Director of Spiral Partnership Trust, James is the Chair of the Junior School LSC having first been involved with the schools as an Infant Parent Governor; he has a daughter at the school.  He is a Partner in an international law firm, specialising in disputes and investigations.  

Parent Governors
Adrian Wood

A co-opted parent governor whose youngest child currently attends the junior school, Adrian is an economics graduate and is now a banker experienced in sales, marketing, business management, change and product management and also has experience in HR. 

Term of office: to  2/12/2022

Victoria Parsons

An  elected parent governor whose two eldest sons currently attend the school and the two younger sons will attend in due course, Victoria is an Economics graduate and Chartered Accountant with experience both in industry and practice currently on a career break.

Term of office: to 26/11/2022

Tabby Estell

An elected parent governor, Tabby has had 3 children at the school, the youngest now being in Year 5.  A graduate of Manchester University and the Royal Northern College of Music, she now works in HE overseeing all her institution’s work with children including running a Saturday music school for 3-19 year olds. Tabby has experience in teaching, safeguarding, reporting and monitoring, fundraising, HR, budgeting and managing public examinations.

Term of office: to 26/11/2022

Community Governors
Sarah Gray

A co-opted community governor, with two children at the Infant School. Sarah is a qualified lawyer and company secretary and has almost 20 years experience providing transactional, regulatory and governance advice to corporates across a range of sectors. Sarah is passionate about education, is a mentor and provides guest lectures to university students.

Term of office: to 3/10/2022

Staff Governors
Gareth Linwood
Gareth joined Fleetville as Headteacher in September 2018.
Mark James

Assistant Headteacher and Year 6 teacher, Mark has been at Fleetville for 3 years.


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