Governors

We are very fortunate to have a governing body which is made up of highly skilled people who have Dundry Primary at the heart of all they do. Our governors represent the Church as well as holding educational backgrounds.
 
If you are interested in becoming a governor, please contact the school office for more information.  

Mrs Michelle Parsons

Headteacher

Mr James Corrigan

Governor

Jim is a chartered surveyor who has been a governor of various church schools for the last 30 years. He is married with three grown up children and 6 grand children. Through his work and in his role as governor Jim has particular expertise in looking after school buildings as well as dealing with finance and admissions. His particular passion is football and in particular Bristol City where he has been a season ticket holder for over 20 years.

Responsibilities:

Foundation Governor
Health and Safety
Finance

Mrs Charlotte Thomas, nee Walkey

Staff Governor

Charlotte Thomas is now in her third year of teaching at Dundry Primary School. She studied Education Studies at Bath Spa University and then went on to complete her PGCE with a specialism in Early Years. Charlie is also the R.E and Collective Worship leader at the school. Her role as a staff governor is to act as a link between the staff within the school and the governing body.



Responsibilities:

Re and Collective Worship
EYFS
Art
DT

Mrs Anna Barnett

Parent Governor

Anna is a parent governor recently elected to role.
As a mother of four Anna loves spending time with her children. She enjoys working with people and currently works for Wiltshire Mind as a Counsellor. Anna also works at a Children's Home in Portishead as a wellbeing / mental health support and volunteers at Network Counselling and Training. Anna enjoys travelling, reading books and a good movie.
Anna has a child at Dundry School in Y1 and is a parent governor where she has the responsibility of monitoring literacy.

Mrs Kathy Ahmet

Clerk to Governors

Mr Nick Cataldo

Governor

Nick joined the governing body in November 2017 as a director appointed governor. He currently works as a Senior Governance Manager specialising in Conduct Risk for a Financial Services Company. He ensures that the firm has an adequate control framework to meet its Conduct Risk obligations. This includes the design of operational processes that are in place to consider and manage Conduct Risk, together with the provision of appropriate staff training to embed a culture where the client is considered throughout the decision making process.
Nick very much believes that these key objectives are transferable to the role of a Governor and wants to put the children in the hearts and minds of every decision that we make. He will be working with Dundry to monitor Maths throughout the school.

Mrs Laura Taylor

Parent Governor

Mrs Jen Hird

Chair of Governors

As well as being the Chair of Governors for both Trinity & Dundry Primary schools, Jen has been a parent at Trinity since 2013 and currently has children in Y1, Y3 and Y5. Jen was a Director appointed Governor and is currently monitoring the English provision at Trinity. Having experience in communications, Jen brings the benefit of ensuring honesty, transparency and accountability between the different groups within the school community as well as the wider Radstock community. With a passion to see Trinity thrive, Jen is committed to ensuring Trinity does the very best for all the children who walk through its doors so that they leave ready for the challenges of Secondary School.
Responsibilities:

SEN monitoring
Literacy

Mr Dave Wiltshire

Vice Chair of Governors

Dave is currently an Assistant Headteacher at Norton Hill School. In this role, he focuses upon the opportunities for the most vulnerable students and ensures that they have the support and provision necessary to achieve the very best in their learning and improving progress throughout their school career. Dave is also responsible for the yearly transition of over 300 students from their primary setting into Norton Hill. With links to over 30 primary schools within the region, he is in the privileged position to work alongside his primary and secondary colleagues to ensure that all settle in successfully and achieve their very best. As a science and chemistry teacher, Dave is passionate about ensuring all students have access to the very best education. As a Director appointed Governor, Dave is delighted to be part of the governing body at Trinity and looks forward to helping all the children at Trinity achieve their very best. Dave is monitoring our safeguarding provision and pupil premium children within the school.

Responsibilities;
Safeguarding
Pupil Premium