Cockfield C of E Primary School

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Governing Body Members

Dr Norman Kelly

Chair of Governors, Co-opted Governor

Norman joined the Governing Body in July 2013, and became Foundation Governor in May 2016. He became Co-Chair in October 2018 and Chair in October 2019.

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Rev Sharon Potter

Vice Chair of Governors, Foundation Governor

Sharon joined the Governing Body in February 2012, and was elected Chair in March 2013.  She is the Rector of the Cockfield Benefice and is therefore an ex-officio member. She took up the Vice-Chair position in October 2018.

Simon Hibbert

Parent Governor

Simon Hibbert is a Parent Governor, joining the Body in February 2022.  He has recent teaching and leadership experience, making him a valuable asset to the school.

Amy Perkins

Staff Governor

Amy joined the school 2014, and became Staff Representative in September 2015. 

Mrs Jackie Levett

Jackie Joined the Governing Body in Spring term 2023. She also volunteers at the school to help with reading skills and attainment, making her a valued asset of the school’s community.

Melanie Salinger

Foundation Governor

Foundation Governor Melanie Salinger, a former teacher, joined the board of Governors in March 2022 and her term of office is till March 2026.

Melanie will sit on the curriculum committee and will monitor PSHE and music.

Miss Kubra Sevim

Kubra joined the Body of Governors in the Summer term of 2023. She is a qualified teacher focussing on key stage 2 and key stage 3. This provides her with knowledge of progression and the school advantages from this during monitoring of teaching and learning.