Governor Profiles




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Mary Parkes
Chair & Co-Opted
Rachel Kelly
Staff Governor
Christine Hill
Co-Opted Governor
Mike Wilkes
Co-Opted Governor
Zoey Lowe
Co-Opted Governor
Helen Ferraby-Davies
Parent Governor
Date of Appointment
03.02.2010 01.09.2017 01.09.2016 01.03.2012 01.09.2016 01.03.2017
Term of Office

From: 15.05.2013

To: 14.05.2017

From:   01.09.2017

To: 31.08.2020

From:  21.09.2016

To: 20.09.2020

From:  15.05.2014


From: 21.09.2016

To: 20.09.2020
 From: 01.03.2017
Name of Governing Body
Whiteheath Education Management Committee Whiteheath Education Management Committee Whiteheath Education Management Committee Whiteheath Education Management Committee Whiteheath Education Management Committee Whiteheath Education Management Committee
Register of Interests
None None   None None  None
Governor Record


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Background Info

I am a health planner by background and also have a Masters in Business Administration.  Much of my work has been on delivering projects in health services.

Teacher and re-integration co-ordinator at the Centre.  

Previously a parent governor.

  34 years teaching experience.  Was Head Teacher at local secondary school for last 5 years.

Qualified SENCO.

Teacher for 12 years - Secondary

LSP Level 4 / Team Leader

Over 10 years experience of working in a range of schools.

Current Role/Job Title
Independent Project Manager Reintegration and Transition Co-ordinator Head Teacher, The Westminster School Doing some work for Local Authority, Sandwell & at teaching school. Vice Principal Pastoral Care  Parent
Why did you become a governor?
To give something back to Whiteheath who home tutored my daughter when she was too ill to attend mainstream school. To be the representative for all staff at Whiteheath Education Centre. Broaden knowledge of other educational establishments. To support the Centre. To offer support and bring extra experience to the governing body to improve outcomes for young people. To add and support an already good team at Whiteheath.  I'm a parent of children previously and now attending Whiteheath.
Any special interests/hobbies/ relevant experience?
Swimming, reading, calligraphy & cake making.


Previous parent governor at another local authority school.



Head Teacher

18 years leadership experience
  10 years + of working in a range of schools as LSP / Team Leader Level 4.
How can you help the Centre?
  Provide the link between staff and governors and provide information and advice from a teaching perspective. Knowledge of SEN, Strategie Development. Experience of educational issues. Experience in education and sharing educational opportunities.  Happy to help and support in all areas of school and school life.