The Shillington & Stondon Federation

Shillington Lower School

Stondon Lower School


The Shillington and Stondon Federation Governing Board


The Governing Board has three core functions:

•          Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;

•          Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the schools and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and

•          Overseeing the financial performance of the schools and making sure its money is well spent.


The Governing Board members are:


Chair of Governors: Dr Jeanette Mills, Co-opted Governor

Vice-Chair of Governors: Mrs Katie Brettell, Co-opted Governor


Miss Sarah Woodham, Headteacher

Mr Blake Stephenson, Authority Governor

Mrs Donna Jones, Staff Governor

Mr Peter Morrison, Parent Governor

Mr Blair Austin, Parent Governor

Mrs Sue Young, Co-opted Governor

Ms Carol Summerfield, Co-opted Governor

Mrs Louise Reece-Jones, Co-opted Governor

Mrs Kirsty Whitehead, Co-opted Governor

Mr Alex Ford, Co-opted Governor

Mrs Ciara Dumpleton, Associate Member

Mrs Kerry Young, Associate Member

Mrs Angela Phillips, Associate Member

Mr Lee Fitzpatrick, Associate Member


Mrs Laura Forgham, Clerk to the Governors


If you have any questions relating to the Governing Board, please contact the Chair or the Clerk via either school office. 



Please see documents below for details of the structure and responsibilities of the governing board and its committees, register of interests for governors and associate members and register of attendance for the previous academic year.

Structure and responsibilities of the governing board