Whingate Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS12 3DS
Co-Headteachers: Claire Beswick and Karen Loney

01132 638 910

Whingate Primary School

Governors and Responsibilities

2021 ~ 2022    




Miss Claire Beswick

Miss Karen Loney

Resources Committee, Teaching and Learning Committee, Pupil Support Committee 

Chair of Governors 

Mr Pete Zanzottera

Attendance, KS1,  Pupil Support Committee, Resources Committee, Appeals and Complaints.

Vice Chair

Mrs Samantha Stewart

Pupil Support Committee, Teaching & Learning Committee, Appeal Committee, Safeguarding & Child Protection, Children Looked After, KS1

LEA Representative

Miss Stacey Booth 

Appeal Committee, Pupil Premium

Parent Representatives

Mrs Debbie Binnersley

Resources Committee, Teaching and Learning Committee, Pupil Support Committee.
Foundation Stage, Equalities


Mrs Emma Rushton

Teaching and Learning Committee


Miss Ellis Chatter

Pupil Support Committee

Co-Opted Governors 

Mr Jim Guy

Resources Committee, Health & Safety


Mr Ian Stokes

Teaching and Learning Committee, SEN, Appeal Committee, Pupil Premium

Mrs Michelle Gittins

Resources Committee, Teaching and Learning Committee, Pupil Support Committee, Pay Committee, KS2

Staff Governor

Miss Carol Newton

Teaching and Learning Committee  

 Associate Governor

 Mr Stuart Myers









N.B. There are no material interests arising from relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)

Governing Body Committee Structure

In addition to Full Governing Body Meetings there is also a committee structure that includes:


Teaching and Learning Committee - Chair: Mr Ian Stokes

Resources Committee - Chair: Mrs Michelle Gittins

Pupil Support Committee - Chair: Mrs Samantha Stewart

Pay Committee - Chair: Mrs Michelle Gittins

Governor attendance at meetings:

 Attendance Record Whingate Governors 2021.xlsxDownload
 Governor Attendance 2019-2020.pdfDownload
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 Application to be a school governor for Leeds.docxDownload
 Code of Conduct Autumn 2020.pdfDownload
 Governing Body Declaration of Interests Autumn 2020.pdfDownload
 Governor Code of Conduct Agreement 2020-2021.pdfDownload
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