Home Page

Alfred Salter Primary School

Building strong relationships, celebrating difference and creativity today.
Inspiring individuals who will fulfil their potential as world citizens of tomorrow.

Our Governors

Picture 1

The Governing Body provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools.

Some of the key functions include:

– set aims and objectives for the school
– set targets and policies for achieving those aims and objectives
– monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making
– be a source of challenge and support to the Headteacher


The work of the Governing Body is undertaken by various committees and working groups, meeting throughout the year according to the termly Governors Meetings.  The main committees are:-

  • Curriculum and Standards
  • Finance and Premises
  • Staffing
  • Pay


Below you will find their names along with their responsibilities:


Name Type of Governor  Appointed By/Elected By Responsibility  Committees Served on  Date of Appointment Date term of Appointment ends Relevant Pecuniary interests

Meeting Attendance

for last Academic Year

Elaine Garlick

Chair of Governors,

Local Authority 




All 21/11/2016 20/11/2020 None 10/12 = 83%
Pauline Adenwalla  Co-opted Governor Governing Body Chair of Finance and Premises Committee All 28/04/2015 27/04/2019 None 11/12 = 92%
Elli Prestage Headteacher n/a   All n/a n/a None 12/12 = 100%
Susan Geary Parent Governor Parents Chair of Curriculum and Standards Comittee All 24/02/2016 23/02/2020 None

8/9 =


Joe Lewis Parent Governor Parents   Curriculum and Standards      None

1/1 =


Nicky Bisiriyu Co-opted Governor Governing Body SEND Curriculum and Standards 15/03/2017 14/03/2020 None

6/6 =


Matthew Nicholas

Vice Chair of Governors,

Co-opted Governor

Governing Body Chair of Pay Committee

Finance and Premises 

Curriculum and Standards

15/03/2017 14/03/2020 None 12/12 = 100%
Dr Melanie Bottrill  Co-opted Governor  Governing Body Chair of Staffing Committee Staffing and Pay 15/03/2017 14/03/2020 None

4/6 =


Vacancy Co-opted Governor Governing Body            
Alex Facey Staff Governor  n/a   Staffing and Pay and Curriculum and Standards 12/02/2016 11/02/2020 None

9/9 =


Josie Olsen  Associate Governor        Curriculum and Standards  21/11/2016 20/11/2020 None

5/6 =