I have taught in both Croydon and Lingfield in addition to carrying out research for Brighton University. I am also Specialist Leader in Education. I have 2 children.
I have been a class teacher at Lingfield for over three years now, whilst also completing my Masters of Education at the University of Cambridge. I am part of a large family and love spending my time with them.
Sue Yates-Staff Governor
I am a Teaching/Reading Intervention Assistant. I have worked at LPS for 20 years. My younger daughter attended LPS.
Jane Blunt-Parent Governor
My 3 children all attend the school. I'm now a full time Mum but previously spent over 20 years working in financial services as an actuary.
Caroline Henry- Parent Governor
I am a working Mum with 2 children, one of whom attends LPS and the other will start school in 2017. I have worked as a Project Manager in financial services for 18 years.
These Governors are selected for their additional skills that can contribute to the Governing Body.
Marion Unsworth - Co-opted Governor
I am a retired headteacher of a Surrey Special School. I have also taught in Bromley and at St Piers School/Young Epilepsy. I have a B.A M.A Cert Ed and Adv. Dip in Specific Learning Difficulties. I have lectured in Special Needs at Greenwich University and carried out research in How Children Learn at Brunnel University. As a Headteacher of a "Beacon School" I advised Bromley Education Authority and delivered courses and advice to many schools both within Surrey and the wider education community.
Kelly Lancashire - Co-opted Governor
I have a child in Year 3 and am an ex pupil of the school. I work for Surrey County Council as the SE Education Welfare Manager.
Tom Hipwell - Co-opted Governor
I'm an applications developer working for J.P Morgan in London. I have strong interests in technology and finance. I've lived in the Lingfield area for two years, firstly in Lingfield itself and now in the Eden Valley close to Chiddingstone.
I have a child in year three and another who completed year six in 2016. I have a Masters in Personnel and Development and have worked in Human Resources for 17 years, currently overseeing the function at 5 racecourses across the South East including Lingfield Park Resort. I'm proud to be involved with our happy and successful school.
I have taught Physical Education throughout my professional life, beginning in England and spending a large part in Edinburgh. I have brought up three children and now have six grandchildren, two of which attend Lingfield Primary School. I have broad interests including the Arts, sport and theatre. I am involved with several committees and also enjoy volunteering at Standen.
TERMS OF OFFICE
Governors generally serve a term of 4 years with the exception of the Headteacher. After this time Governors will either be re-nominated or in the case of both Staff and Parent Governors, re-elected.
Listed below are the expiry dates of the Terms of Office for all our Governors
Jane Blunt - 26th March 2018
Gail Deane - 30th April 2020
Anne Graziano - 30th April 2020
Caroline Henry - 26th March 2018
Kelly Lancashire - 26th March 2018
Debbie Marshall - 27th January 2019
Charlotte Bunyan - 11th January 2021
Marion Unsworth - 26th March 2018
Sue Yates - 26th March 2018
Tom Hipwell - 15th November 2019
Julia Tappin - Headteacher (see note above)
Under finance regulations, all schools must keep a register of any business interests of the Governors.