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

01132 638 910

Whingate Primary School

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Governors and Responsibilities

October 2020    



Acting Co-Headteachers

Miss Claire Beswick

Miss Karen Loney

Resources Committee, Teaching and Learning Committee, Pupil Support Committee 

Chair of Governors 

Mr Pete Zanzottera


Vice Chair

Mrs Samantha Stewart


LEA Representative

Miss Stacey Booth 


 Parent Representatives

Mrs Debbie Binnersley

Resources Committee, Teaching and Learning Committee, Pupil Support Committee 


Mrs Michelle Gittins

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

 Co-opted Governors

Mr Jim Guy

 Resources Committee 


Mrs Samantha Stewart


Child Protection/Children Looked After, Pupil Support Committee


Mr Ian Stokes

SEN, Complaints, Pupil Premium

Mr Pete Zanzottera

Attendance, KS1, Teaching and Learning Committee 

 Staff Governor

Miss Carol Newton

Teaching and Learning Committee  











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:

 Whingate Annual Attendance 2018.xlsxDownload
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 Application to be a school governor for Leeds.docxDownload
 Code of Conduct for the Governing Body.xlsxDownload
 Governor Code of Conduct.docDownload
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The role of a governor.

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