Dickens Heath Community Primary School

Enabling every child to be the best version of themselves

Governing Body

Meet the governors 

Our school governing body works hard, setting aims and policies, and providing strategic direction to ensure objectives and a high standard of education is delivered.

The Full Governing Body, Staffing, Quality of Education and Finance and Premises sub-committees meet formally once a term.


The Chair of our Governing Board is Richard Eadie who can be contacted via the school office.

Our Governing Body

Governing Board Structure 

Name of GovernorDate of Appointment Date of expiryCommittee ServedPecuinary InterestAppointed byGovernor Type
Jacqueline Nicholls *Head teacherGovernor ex officio AllNilN/aHead teacher
Richard Eadie27/03/201731/01/2025Chair of Governors - Staffing and Quality of EducationNilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Nicki Brown21/04/200931/08/2023Chair of Staffing Owner of Little UGoverning BoardCo-opted
Scott Campbell07/04/2014 Chair of Finance and PremisesPartner of staff memberGoverning BoardCo-opted
Deborah Harvey02/12/201901/12/2023Chair of Quality of EducationNilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Simon Bloxham18/01/200731/08/2023Staffing NilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Charles Robinson *LEA Governor06/02/200331/08/2023Full board vice chair & Vice chair of Finance and PremisesNilGoverning BoardLEA Governor
Iris Jardon11/03/201431/08/2023Finance and PremisesNilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Craig Sterling27/03/201826/03/2022Finance and PremisesPartner of staff memberParentsParent Governor
Kimberley Sangha30/01/201730/01/2023Vice chair of StaffingNilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Helen Osborne 18/03/200801/12/2023StaffingStaff memberStaffCo-opted
Kirstie McTamney02/12/201901/12/2023Vice chair of Quality of EducationNilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Samuel Mason06/12/202105/12/2025Quality of EducationNilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Sarah Robinson06/12/202105/12/2025Quality of EducationNilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Kate Alder06/12/202105/12/2025Finance and PremisesNilGoverning BoardCo-opted
Jenny SuttonAssociate - Deputy Head TeacherQuality of EducationNo voting rights  
Natalie DonaghyAssociate - Deputy Head TeacherStaffingNo voting rights  
Hannah MillerAssociate - Assistant Head TeacherQuality of EducationNo voting rights  
Nikki WalkerAssociate - Finance and Premises ManagerFinance and PremisesNo voting rights  

Committee Structure

Finance & PremisesStaffingQuality of EducationPay Committee
Scott Campbell – ChairNicki Brown - ChairDeborah Harvey - ChairRichard Eadie
Charles Robinson – Vice ChairKimberley Sangha – Vice ChairKirstie McTamney – Vice ChairNicki Brown
Iris JardonHelen OsborneSam MasonSimon Bloxham
Craig SterlingRichard EadieSarah Robinson 
  Richard Eadie 
Kate AlderSimon BloxhamJenny Sutton (Associate) 
Nikki Walker (Associate)Natalie Donaghy (Associate)Hannah Miller (Associate) 
Jacqueline Nicholls (Head teacher)Jacqueline Nicholls (Head teacher)Jacqueline Nicholls (Head teacher)Jacqueline Nicholls (Head teacher)

Financial Information


Please note that we do not have any employees with a gross annual salary of more than £100,000.


Please click here to view our school's financial data.


Governing Board Attendance Registers 

Below are the attendance records at the governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year: