Bowker Vale Primary School

Aiming High; Showing Integrity {{Being Respectful, Honest, Fair and Proud}}

Middleton Road,
Higher Crumpsall,
Manchester, M8 4NB

0161 740 5993

admin@bowkervale.manchester.sch.uk

Meet our Governors

Sarah Starkey

 Sarah Starkey - Chair of Governors

 Co-opted Governor

 Member of: Personnel and Resources Committee

 

 About me 

 My name is Sarah Starkey. I am the Chair of Governors at Bowker Vale. I am a Head teacher at another  Primary School  and have worked for many years in Education.

 It is a privilege to be part of the Governing Body at Bowker Vale and be involved in the school's continuous  journey from good to outstanding due to all the hard work of all members of the whole school community.

  

 

 Sara Dale - Vice Chair / Chair of Personnel and Resources Committee

 Local Authority Governor

 Member of: Personnel and Resources Committee

 

 About me 

 I am Deputy Chair of the Governing Body and also Chair the Personnel and Resources Committee.  I have a  background in teaching and continue to work with children and adults with disabilities. I am link Governor  for the Pay Committee and for SEND and Inclusion.

 

 

 

 Sue Dobson - Chair of Monitoring and Standards Committee

 Staff Governor

 Member of: Monitoring and Standards Committee

 

 About me

 I am a Teaching Assistant here at school and enjoy contributing to the Governing Body. I am the Chair of  the  Monitoring and Standards committee where we discuss what is happening in school, the impact of this  and if  it could be improved in any way.

 

 

 

 Rachel Jacques

 Headteacher

 Member of: Personnel and Resources Committee

 

 About me

 My name is Rachel Jacques, I have been the Headteacher at Bowker Vale since 2012.  I am really proud to be  the Head of such a fantastic school. I work with the Governing Body to make sure our school is the very  best it can be. We meet regularly to discuss and evaluate what is happening in school and why and to check  that these actions all have a positive impact on the learning of all pupils.

 

 

 

 Sarah Fallon

 Parent Governor

 Member of: Monitoring and Standards Committee

 

 About me

 My name is Sarah Fallon and I have been a Parent Governor at Bowker Vale since March 2014. I have a  daughter in Year 3 and I am an ex pupil myself. 

 I am a link Governor for the Key Stage 2 year groups and I work closely with the Teachers and school  leadership  team.

 



 Kerry Vogan

 Parent Governor

 Member of: Monitoring and Standards Committee

 

 About me

 Hello my name is Kerry Vogan, I am a parent Governor. I have lived in Blackley for 14 years. I am the  accounts manager for an independent garage.  I am also the secretary of the buddies of Bowker Vale. I help  out at a local toddler group each Tuesday.  I have four children two of whom still attend Bowker Vale, my  eldest son and daughter are now at high school. I have been  bringing my children here for 10 years, I  have  seen many positive changes at this school and hope I can help to make it even better.

 

 

 Denise Conroy

 Associate Governor

 Member of: Personnel and Resources Committee

 

 About Me

 My name is Denise Conroy.  I have had a long association with Bowker Vale School, firstly as a parent and  then as a member of staff. I am Bowker Vale's Admin Officer.

 I am the link Governor for EYFS and KS1 and a member of the Personnel and Resources Committee.

 

 

 

 Jen Griffin

 Associate Governor

 Member of: Monitoring and Standards Committee

 

 About Me

 My name is Jen Griffin. I have worked at Bowker Vale Primary since September 2012 and am currently the  Deputy Headteacher and SENCo. I am part of the Monitoring and Standards Committee and work with the  Governors on a wide range of school issues and information.

 

 

 

Petrina Byrne

Community Governor

About Me

My name is Petrina Byrne, I am the Assistant Director of the Heaton Park Explore Learning centre. I have worked in Education for 7 years and I am excited to be involved in such a fantastic school.

 

 

 Tasnim Ahmed

 Co-opted Governor

 Member of: Monitoring and Standards Committee

 

 About me 

 My name is Dr Tasnim Ahmed. I have recently taken up post as parent governor. I am a university lecturer. I  look forward to serving the school and community during my time.