Our Governors

Our governors play a vital role within our school development.  They support the leaders to plan key improvements, allocate funding and evaulate progress against the school development plan.

Type of   governor Date
Date 2015/16 Name Position   within the governing body Peciuniary Interest Profile
Head   Teacher NA 01.10.15 Mrs   Rebecca Osborne Head   Teacher None
Local   Authority 01/10/14 01.10.15 Mr Colin   Swindale Chair   of the Governing Body, Business Committee Member, Headteacher Performance   Review, Pupil Premium Governor None
  • Occupation: Retired IT Director
  • Lives: Winslow with his wife
  • Personal Information: Colin worked for over 20years for a large global manufacturing company and 17 years for a pharmaceutical company. His skills in leadership, finance, IT and corporate processes helped him to deliver IT solutions globally and mentor senior staff. 
Co-opted Governor 01/10/14 01.10.15 Mrs Angela Shepherd

Vice Chair of the Governing body, Business Committee member.


Parent   Governor

NA 01.10.15 Jane   Lambert Parent   Governor, Chair of Business Committee None
  • Occupation:  Managing Director and Owner of ECG Ltd (Medical Training Company)
  • Lives:  Cosgrove with partner and 3 daughters.
  • Personal Information: Jane’s business is based in Cosgrove and she manages a dynamic office team who coordinate all training activities. Her skills are within leadership, business development and training. She is passionate about everyone having the skills to be able to save a life! Jane is still a qualified nurse and acupuncturist. She likes to spend her spare time with family, friends and enjoying village life.
 Parent Governor NA 01.10.15  Donna MacMannus  Parent Governor, Chair of Curriculum and Standards Committee, Maths Governor None
    • Occupation:  MI Manager for TQ Training 
    • Lives:  In Roade but grew up and has connections with Cosgrove for over 35 years.
    • Personal Information: Donna has worked for over 15 years in the FE Sector with vast knowledge of Government funding Aydits and Ofsted Inspections.  Currently manages studet data for over 20,000 students on Apprenticeship and Employerability Qualification.
 Co-opted Governor 01/10/14 01.10.15  Eleanor Cooper Safeguarding and Child Protection Governor, Curriculum and Standards Committee None
  • Occupation:  Breakfast club assistant and lunchtime supervisor
  • Lives:  in Wicken with her husband and son
  • Personal Information: Eleanor has worked in childcare for over 8 years, primarily with a Nationa Early Years chaitry inclduing special educational needs.  she has also worked in HR departments of large and private sector companies.
 Teacher Governor 01/10/14 01.10.15 Tricia Roscoe   Teacher Governor, Curriculum and Standards Committee None