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The governing body has a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school, with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • setting targets for pupil achievement
  • managing the school’s finances
  • making sure the curriculum is balance and broadly based
  • appointing staff
  • reviewing staff performance and pay

Register of Business Interests 2020/21

Governors Type Responsibilities Appointed By Term
Mrs D Hoskins Chair of Governors Chair of Governors
I have lived in Sproatley for 33 years during which all three of my children attended Sproatley School. I became actively involved with the school starting FOSSA and becoming a Governor. I have been editor of Sproatley Life for the last 14 years and I work part time as Human Relations Manager at a local company

Leadership Dev Programme Certificate
NCTL Leadership Development Programme Certificate
Governor Report

Mr M Cochran Foundation Governor
Profile coming soon.
Mr C Smith Vice Chair/Co-opted Governor
My name is Chris Smith and I am a parent governor. My two children currently attend Sproatley Primary School. I have worked in my family business for the past 16 years and with the knowledge gained running a business I feel I can contribute to the committees I’m involved in, which are Finance and Health and Safety.
Mrs G Pepper Staff Governor
I have been the proud Head Teacher of Sproatley Endowed C.E. (V.C.) Primary since January 2012. I am married to Chris and mum to two amazing children who are both primary school age themselves. I began my career as a teacher over 20 years ago and I’ve never looked back. I chose this vocation because of the children, they are at the heart of every decision that I make and I strive to ensure that every child in our care is happy and is making progress. We are lucky at Sproatley to have such a strong team of Governors leading the school, they are forward thinking and keen to make a difference to the lives of our Sproatley pupils.
Mrs K Mills Parent Governor
Profile coming soon.
Mr D Chamberlain Parent Governor
I have lived in the village of Sproatley for ten years and I am married to Hannah who is a Deputy Head Teacher at a school in Hull. We have a son, Milo, who attends the school and loves it!I have a Law Degree from the University of Hull and I spent 8 years with Humberside Police, specialising in child protection. For the last two years of my Police service I worked as a child protection trainer, training police officers and social services in the joint investigation of cases of abuse and neglect. I left the Police in 2004 and have worked in various IT companies specialising in business change in the public sector. I currently work as a sales manager for Motorola working with the UK Police Service and Home Office on the provision of their communcations systems. I manage a team of account managers and have experience in sales, marketing, organisational change and the use of technology to drive business change
Mrs S Wightman Clerk to Governors
Profile coming soon.
Reverend Susan Pulko Foundation Governor
Profile coming soon.