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 

Chair of governors      
NameAppointed byFromToCommitteePecuniary InterestGovernor Type
Richard EadieAppointed by GB/board27-Mar-1730-Jan-25Staffing Committee NilCo-opted 
NameAppointed byFromToTo  
Charles RobinsonAppointed by GB/board01-Sep-1931-Aug-26Finance and Premises Committee NilLEA Governor 
Craig SterlingAppointed by GB/board27-Mar-1826-Mar-26Finance and Premises CommitteePartner of staff memberParent Governor 
Deborah HarveyElected by parents02-Dec-1901-Dec-26Quality of Education Committee NilCo-opted 
Helen OsborneElected by school staff02-Dec-1901-Feb-26Staffing Committee NilStaff Governor
Iris JardonAppointed by GB/board01-Sep-1931-Aug-26Finance and Premises Committee NilCo-opted 
Jacqueline NichollsEx-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal01-Sep-10 All  NilHeadteacher 
Jennifer AtkinsonElected by school staff18-Mar-2418-Mar-27Quality of Education CommitteeOwner of Little U Pre SchoolStaff Governor
Kate AlderAppointed by GB/board06-Dec-2105-Dec-25Finance and Premises Committee NilCo-opted 
Nicki BrownAppointed by GB/board01-Sep-1931-Aug-26Staffing Committee/Quality of Education Committee NilCo-opted 
Samuel FaulknerAppointed by GB/board20-Mar-2319-Mar-27Staffing CommitteePartner of supply staff memberCo-opted 
Samuel MasonAppointed by GB/board06-Dec-2105-Dec-25Quality of Education Committee NilCo-opted 
Sarah RobinsonAppointed by GB/board06-Dec-2105-Dec-25Staffing Committee/Quality of Education Committee NilCo-opted 
Scott CampbellAppointed by GB/board01-Sep-1931-Aug-26Finance and Premises CommitteePartner of staff memberCo-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  

Committee Structure

Finance & PremisesStaffingQuality of EducationPay Committee
Scott Campbell – ChairNicki Brown - ChairDeborah Harvey - ChairRichard Eadie
Charles Robinson Richard Eadie Richard EadieNicki Brown
Iris JardonHelen OsborneSam MasonScott Campbell
Craig SterlingSarah RobinsonSarah Robinson 
 Kate AlderSam FaulknerNicki Brown 

Jennifer Atkinson

  Jenny Sutton (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: