Learn more about our Governors
Learn more about our Governors
Name: Miss K Coulter
Governor Responsibility: Teacher Governor. Member of the Performance and Curriculum sub-committee.
Experience as a Governor: Miss Coulter has been in role as the Teacher Governor at Wyndham Primary School for since 2009.
Experiences that support role as Governor: Miss Coulter is the Deputy Headteacher at Wyndham Primary School. She currently leads the Early Years Foundation Stage and her whole school responsibilities are Literacy, Data and Assessment. Miss Coulter also has responsibility for Teacher Training and Newly Qualified Teachers, Including School Direct Initial Teacher Training and NQT development. She has been part of the Leadership and Management Team since 2009. In July 2014 she also completed her Masters Degree in Leadership Practitioner Enquiry.
Name: Ms A Todd
Governor Responsibility: Parent Governor. Member of Performance and Curriculum sub-committee. SEND Link Governor.
Experience as a Governor: Became a governor in October 2016.
Experiences that support role as Governor: Mrs Todd first became involved with Wyndham School when her eldest son began reception in 2017, he is the third generation of his family to attend the School. Within a short amount of time he has begun to flourish both academically and socially, this attributes to the great support he has received from the staff and his enriched surroundings. Mrs Todd hopes to make a positive contribution to the school and wider community so that the schools outstanding reputation can be upheld for more generations. Having over ten years employment within the education sector Mrs Todd has a diverse understanding of various roles which are undertaken within a School. She is currently employed as a Teaching Assistant specialising in Special Educational Needs. Through her career experience and parents perspective she hopes to challenge the school to attain their aspirations for the future.
Name: Mrs J Rowley
Governor Responsibility: Non-teaching staff governor. Member of Finance, Premises and Staffing sub-committee.
Experience as a Governor: Mrs Rowley has been in role as the Non-teaching staff governor at Wyndham Primary School since 2006.
Experiences that support role as Governor: Mrs Rowley has worked as a Nursery Nurse at Wyndham Primary School for fourteen years. She leads our Playgroup provision and has been the Playgroup Leader for 10 years. Her whole school responsibilities are leading ‘Managing Medicines’ throughout school, this is a role she has had for eight years.
Name: Mr S Ord
Governor Responsibility: Vice Chair Member of the Finance, Premises and Staffing sub-committee. PE and Sport Premium Link Governor.
Experience as a Governor: Became a governor in December 2017 although this is his first governor role Mr Ord has been attending governor meetings in his role as Assistant Principal at Kenton.
Experiences that support role as Governor: Mr Ord is Assistant Principal at Kenton School. He has been teaching for 8 years, having worked at Kenton in support roles from 2005, he was made Lead Teacher for RE in 2011 and then Head of Social Studies in 2014. He is responsible for the Post 16 provision available at Kenton, as well as the achievement and welfare of all Post 16 students. Mr Ord has supported his current role by taking key strategic decisions along with the headship team and governing body. He hopes to be able to make a contribution to the wider Newcastle school community, and Wyndham students in particular.
Name: Mr J Collum
Governor Responsibility: Co-opted Governor. Member of Staffing sub-committee and Portfolio Holder for Health, Safety & Premises.
Experience as a Governor: Became a governor in September 2020.
Experiences that support role as Governor: Mr Collum is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with Deloitte LLP in Newcastle upon Tyne. Mr Collum brings skills and experience in governance, risk management and compliance to the Local Governing Board in addition to financial management practices and internal control. Mr Collum is passionate about education and the role of school in the community to provide high quality education and a positive ethos for children to thrive through learning and enjoyment. He provides constructive challenge to leadership to support achievement of our aspirations for the behaviour, progress and attainment of all pupils, as well as a safe learning environment for pupils and staff.