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.

Governor Information

Type of   governor Date
Date 2015/16 Date 2016/17 Date 2017/18 Name Position   within the governing body Peciuniary Interest Profile

Executive Head   Teacher

NA 01.10.15 01.10.16   Mrs   Jude Busari Executive Head   Teacher Executive Head   Teacher of Ashton CofE Primary School  
Local   Authority 01/10/14 01.10.15 01.10.16   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 N/A 12/7/16 01.10.16  

Jess Annison


Business Committee member.

  • Occupation: Senior Manager, The Open University
  • Lives: Deanshanger, with her husband
  • Personal Information:Jess has worked in organisational change and project delivery throughout her career, including five years working on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Now at the OU, she enjoys helping organisations to be the best they can be, and in her spare times likes to travel, to cook and to see friends (sometimes all at the same time!)

Parent   Governor

NA 01.10.15 01.10.16   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 01.10.16    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.
 Teacher Governor N/A N/A 01.10.16   Cate Bird  Teacher Governor, Curriculum and Standards Committee None



Attendance Data

Attendance at meetings in academic year 2016/2017:

  Oct Feb May July Overall (%)
Donna MacManus Y Y Y Y 100
Jessica Annison Y Y Y Y 100
Rebecca Osborne Y Y Y Y 100
Colin Swindale Y Y Y Y 100
Jane Lambert Ap Y Y Ap 50
Cate Bird N/A N/A Y Y 100

Attendance at meetings in academic year 2017/2018:

  Oct Feb May July Overall (%)
Donna MacManus Y Y Y Y 100
Jessica Annison Y N N Y 50 - maternity
Rebecca Osborne Y Y Y Y 100
Colin Swindale Y Y Y Y 100
Jane Lambert Y Y Y Y 100
Cate Bird Y Y Y Y 100

Copies of minutes of governoing body meetings are kept at school.  If you require access to these please put this request in writing and address to the Chair of Governors.  You are not able to access confidential minutes.