The governing body for Stoney Middleton CE Primary School consists of 1 Ex-officio governor, 2 Foundation governors, 1 Local Authority governor, 1 staff governor, 2 co-opted governors and the headteacher. We currently have vacancies for 2 parents governors and 1 local authority governor and 1 co-opted governor.
Our governors work very hard on behalf of the school and often have a specific area that they monitor and help to develop. Governors are elected for a 4 year term of office.
The Chair of governors is Nell Wakerley. Nell is a Foundation Governor appointed in association with Diocese of Derby. Nell is the safeguarding and anti-bullying governor.
Present term of office February 2021 - February 2025.
Chris Tsielepi is vice-chair of the board and a co-opted governor representing the community of Stoney Middleton. Chris is the finance governor.
Present term of office May 2020 - May 2024.
Revd James Croft is the Vicar of St. Martin's in Stoney Middleton and is our Ex-Officio foundation governor. James is our governor for teaching and learning.
Term of office is constant whilst in post.
Michael Wright is a foundation governor and church warden at St. Martin's church.
Present term of office May 2020 - May 2024
Sophie Fairfax-Bond is a parent governor, appointed by the parents fo the school.
Present term of office November 2020 - November 2024
Isobel Board is a co-opted governor of the school. Isobel is also Deputy Head of The Woodland Federation of Peak District Schools and brings a wealth of knowledge around education and the current activities and performance of the children of the schools.
Present term of office January 2021 - January 2025
Andrea Tomlinson is head teacher and a governor. Term of office is constant whilst in post.
Governor Record of Interests.
Business and pecuniary interests: Pecuniary Interests are declared at the start of each academic year and checked at each meeting. No governors declared a pecuniary interest in the academic year 2019-2020
Governance roles in other institutions: Two governors declared governance roles in other schools.
Material interests arising from relationships: None declared by governors.
If you would like to contact the chair or one of the other governors directly, please contact Rachel Wilson (Clerk to Governors) at Stoney Middleton CE Primary school by emailing
who can provide you with their contact details.