Meet the Governors

  • Mr Trevor Patterson

    Executive Head

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - EXECUTIVE HEAD
    Business interest - NONE

    Other Educational Institutions at which a Governor:
    Thackley Primary School

    Current Committee Membership:
    Policy Review Committee
    Buildings, Finance & Staffing Committee

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    6/6 Full Governors Meeting
    6/7 Buildings, Finance & Staffing Committee

    Appointment Date: 01/09/2005

    Term of Office: ongoing

  • Mrs Lisa Keighley

    Head of School

    (Co-opted Governor)

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - HEAD OF SCHOOL
    Business interest - NONE

    Current Committee Membership
    Curriculum Committee
    Policy Review Committee

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    8/10 Curriculum Committee
    5/6 Full Governing Body

    Appointment Date: March 2016

    Term of Office: 4 years

  • Mr Philip Cavalier-Lumley

    Chair of Governors

    (Co-opted Governor)

    Mr Cavalier-Lumley is a company director and has been a governor since October 2008. He enjoys being a governor and helping the school achieve a good standard of education for all of the children.

    Current Committee Membership
    Policy Review Committee

    Other Educational Institutions at which a Governor:
    LA Governor at Strong Close Nursery School, Keighley

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - Spouse: Mrs Pamela Cavalier-Lumley, Teaching Assistant
    Business interest - None

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    4/6 Full Governors Meeting

    Appointment Date: 04/02/2015
    Term of Office: 4 years

  • Mrs Barbara Ellis

    Vice-Chair of Governors

    Mrs Barbara Ellis (nee Naylor)
    (Co-opted Governor)
    I am now retired but spent most of my career in Human Resources Management with many years’ experience in retail, consumer goods and the financial services sectors. I worked in both operational and strategic management positions with a strong commercial focus. I would like to think I bring HR and practical managerial experience to the Governing body at Blakehill. I love being part of a team and enjoy being able to see the school, the teachers and the pupils develop and achieve great results.

    Current Committee Membership:
    Policy Review Committee
    Curriculum Committee (Chair)

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - NONE
    Business interest - NONE

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    9/9 Curriculum Committee
    5/6 Full Governors Meeting

    Appointment Date: 04/02/2015
    Term of Office: 4 years

  • Mr Lynroy Powell

    (Co-opted Governor)

    Mr Powell is a Retail Store Manager. “Education plays a vital part in our children's lives and being a parent governor will enable me to help in the success of our children's education”.

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - NONE
    Business interest - NONE

    Committee Membership
    Buildings, Finance & Staffing Committee

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    3/6 Full Governors Meeting
    7/7 Buildings, Finance and Staffing Committee (Chair)

    Appointment Date: 04/02/2015
    Term of Office: 4 years

  • Mrs Rachel Gould

    Staff Governor

    I am Rachel Gould and I have been teaching since 2004. I came to work at Blakehill Primary School in 2012 and after seeing the fantastic work which happens here, I moved my son to this school. I am an enthusiastic teacher and want to help children to reach their full potential. I am also keen on helping children with special educational needs and earlier this year I passed my SENCO award at Leeds Beckett University.
    Since being at Blakehill, I have taught in all year groups and thoroughly enjoy the team effort with all of the staff.

    Committee Membership
    Curriculum Committee

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - NONE
    Business interest - NONE

    Committee Membership
    Curriculum Committee
    Policy Review Committee

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    5/6 Full Governors Meeting
    9/9 Curriculum Committee

    Appointment Date: 27/03/2014
    Term of Office: 4 years

  • Mrs Kerry Crabtree

    Parent Governor

    Mum of two keen to work with the school and other governors and parents to improve opportunities for our children.

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - Parent
    Business interest - NONE

    Committee Membership
    Buildings, Finance and Staffing Committee

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    ?/6 Full Governors Meeting
    ?/7 Buildings, Finance and Staffing Committee

    Appointment Date: 27/11/2015
    Term of Office: 4 years

  • Mrs Emmeline Chellam

    Parent Governor

    My name is Emmeline Chellam and I’m a parent governor. I have seven children, three of whom currently attend Blakehill. I work as a GP in Bradford. I love spending time in school, in particular doing art and craft activities with Reception and Year One classes. I am passionate about ensuring that every child in school receives a good education and enjoy working alongside staff to achieve this.

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - Parent
    Business interest - NONE

    Committee Membership
    Curriculum Committee

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    5/6 Full Governors Meeting
    5/9 Curriculum Committee


    Appointment Date: 07/12/2016
    Term of Office: 4 years

  • Mr Ian Parsons

    Co-opted Governor

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - Grandparent
    Business interest - NONE

    Committee Membership
    Curriculum Committee

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    3/3 Full Governors Meeting (Started term within the year)
    3/4 Curriculum Committee (joined committee within the year)


    Appointment Date: 24/01/2018
    Term of Office: 4 years

  • Mr Edward Pepper

    Co-opted Governor

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - Parent
    Business interest - NONE

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    1/6 Full Governors Meeting (Started term within the year)

    Appointment Date: 18/07/2018
    Term of Office: 4 years

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  • Mr Adam Rhodes

    Associate Governor

    Declaration of Interest:
    Material interest - Teacher
    Business interest - NONE

    Meetings attended 2017/18:
    None - Started term Oct 2018/2019

    Appointment Date: 19/10/2018
    Term of Office: 1 years