Love others as well as you love yourself. Matthew’s Gospel, Chapter 22 verse 39

The Federation Governing Body

I am delighted to welcome you to our school.  Our children deserve the best start in life that they can possibly get, and here at William Stukeley Church of England Primary School, as part of the Stukeley Federation, our team are constantly striving to provide the best learning experience possible.

We promote a warm and friendly atmosphere, where a core commitment to academic growth, blends with strong traditions of pursuing excellence in character, and the development of well rounded young people who thrive on challenges and will become our citizens of the future.

Richard Nicholas
Chair of Governors

About the Governors

The Federation Governing Body takes an active role in the strategic management of the school. The Federation Governors are encouraged to work closely with the staff of the school, for the well being of the pupils. They support the staff, pupils, parents and all those involved in the life of the school, in striving to provide a school with a happy, caring atmosphere, with educational excellence. They make regular visits to the school to see the children at work and meet regularly each term to discuss all aspects of the management of the school, including current legislation and curriculum developments. There are separate committees which deal with the Curriculum, Finance, Staffing and Buildings. The Federation Governors are responsible for the school's budget, the upkeep of the building and contribute to improvements within the school.

Instrument of Government:

The Governing Body of the school consists of:

  • 1 Head (ex-officio governor)
  • 1 Local Authority governor
  • 2 Foundation governors
  • 2 Parent governors
  • 5 Co-opted governors
  • 1 Staff governor

Chair of the Governing Body – Mr Richard Nicholas

The governing body is split into 2 committees:

  • Finance, Staffing and Buildings Committee
    Chair – Mrs Mary Dack
  • Teaching and Learning Committee
    Chair – Mr Iain Braid

Governor Attendance 2022-23

Declarations of Interest

To contact Governors please email:- Mrs Johann Boorman.

Our Governing Body

  Appointed by Roles & Responsibilities Start & End of Office

Mr Peter Bellamy

Executive Head Teacher



Richard Nicholas


H&S, Safer Recruitment, HTPM, school food

01/10/2020 - 30/09/2024

Mary Dack



05/10/2020 - 04/10/2024

Stewart Cuthbertson



05/10/2020 - 04/10/2024

Sarah Sharma



05/10/2020 - 04/10/2024





Iain Braid


CP, Safeguarding, SEN, Safer Recruitment, HTPM, Well-being

05/10/2020 - 04/10/2024

Adam Quant



02/10/2020 - 01/10/2024

Caz Dennis


HTPM Appeals, Attendance Governor

01/10/2020 - 30/09/2024

Toni Scott



02/10/2020 - 01/10/2024

Mrs Claire Underwood

Associate Member


15/04/2024 – 14/04/2025

Mr Tom Duerden Parent   11/03/2024 - 10/03/2028


Stepping down date

Mr Richard West

5th October 2023

Sara Buck 1st December 2023