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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





NamePosition within the governing bodyPecuniary InterestProfile

Executive Head   Teacher




Executive Head Teacher Executive Head Teacher of Ashton CofE Primary School  
  • Occupation: Head Teacher at Cosgrove Primary School and Ashton CofE Primary School 
Staff Governor 24/01/24 24/01/28 Hannah Major 


Staff Governor 


  • Occupation: SENCO at Cosgrove Primary School

Chair of Governors

01/10/20 30/09/2024



Health and Safety and Safeguarding Governor

  • 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 Milton Keynes, 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.
Co-opted Governor & Vice Chair  01/03/2023  28/02/2027

Rosie Paul

Vice Chair 

Curriculum and Standards Committee Member, Literacy Governor 

  • Occupation: Retired Teacher  
  • Lives: Cosgrove with husband 
  • Personal Information: Has worked in state and private schools as a class and support teacher. Enjoys travel, village life and being a grandparent.

Parent Governor





Avril Peacock 

Parent Governor   None 
  • Occupation: FCCA qualified Accountant working as a Senior Commercial Analyst for a global Corporate company.
  • Lives: Cosgrove with husband and 2 young children
  • Personal Information: Avril has 15 years experience working in various Finance roles, ranging from technical to commercial roles. Avril enjoys spending time with friends and family, and travelling and exploring new places - life is all about making memories!
LA Governor 24/01/24 24/01/28 Nikki Slaughter   LA Governor     
  • Occupation: I am Deputy Head at a special school in Milton Keynes. I have been a qualified teacher for over 11 years and have a masters in Autism and a keen interest in SEND.
Co-opted Governor  24/01/24 24/01/28 Matt Ashmead  Co-opted Governor   
  • Occupation: Currently a Cycling Instructor - formerly a Headteacher.    
  • Lives: Old Stratford 
  • Personal Information: Married with 3 grown up children. Enjoys running, cycling, football and travel.  
Parent Governor 24/01/24 24/01/28 Manjeet Rooke  Parent Governor     

Attendance Data

Attendance at meetings in academic year 2023-24:

             9th September 2023   24th January 202430th April 202417th July 2024
Jude Busari  Present Present   Present  
Tracey Steel  Present End of term of office   End of term of office  
Rosie Paul  Present Present   Resigned  
Jane Lambert  Present Apologies  Present  
Avril Peacock   Present Present   Present  
Matt Ashmead Not yet appointed Present  Present  
Manjeet Rooke  Not yet appointed Present  Apologies  
Nikki Slaughter  Not yet appointed Present  Present  
Hannah Major  Not yet appointed  Present   Present  

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. 

Governors Data

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