Halling Primary School’s Governance is directly overseen by a Local Governing Body that consists of Governors who are appointed either by the Board of Trustees, Coopted by the existing Members, or is an existing Parent/Carer of a pupil in the school.
|Full Name||Governor Type||Governor Role||Term of Office|
|Chair: Julie Rattenbury||Trust Appointed||Finance, Attendance, Health and Safety||7th July 2022 - 6th July 2026|
|Vice Chair: Daniel Tadman||Trust Appointed||SEND, Phonics, Health and Safety||20th July 2020 - 19th July 2024|
|Executive Headteacher: Tim Muggridge||Executive Headteacher||N/A||N/A|
|Headteacher: Lisa Taylor||Headteacher||N/A||N/A|
|Lauren Price||Co-opted||Safeguarding||11th July 2022 - 10th July 2024|
|Sarah Graaskov||Parent Appointed||EYFS, Reading||11th February 2022 - 10th February 2026|
|Sarah Mitchell||Parent Appointed||Maths, Induction of New Governors, Foundation Subjects and Data||20th July 2020 - 19th July 2024|
|Stephanie Price||Co-opted||Finance||11th July 2022 - 10th July 2024|
|Shona Eakins||Staff Governor (shared role)||15th May 2023 – 14th May 2027|
|Courtney Martin||Staff Governor (shared role)||15th May 2023 - 14th May 2027|
|Amy Lewis||Trust Appointed||TBC||29th March 2023 - 28th March 2024|
|Louise Lawrence||Trust Appointed||Governance Professional||N/A|
|Prina Sahdev||Trust Appointed||26th May 2023 - 25th May 2027|
Meet the Governors
Julie Rattenbury • Chair of Governors
“I strongly believe that every child deserves the very best start to education to help them reach their full potential and give them the ambition to become life-long learners”.
Julie has worked in Secondary, Special SEN, Primary & Early Years schools since 1998. In 2009, she passed the CSBM (Certificate in School Business Management) and became a School Business Manager, at a 3-form entry primary school, where she supported the schools for the following 8 years. Julie is now responsible for 11 academies (5 Secondary, 4 Primary and 1 SEN) across the Longfield and Medway; overseeing Health & Safety and maintaining safe environments.
Dan Tadman • Vice-chair of Governors
“My priority is putting everyone’s wellbeing at the top of my agenda”.
Dan’s job involves him managing a team of individuals who deliver a First Aid service around Kent and Sussex. He is also a proud father of two children who attend Halling Primary School.
Dan’s role as a governor consists of enhancing SEND provisions and maintaining the PE and humanities curriculum.
Lauren Price • Co-opted Governor
“I am eager to support the school by ensuring their safeguarding processes are followed, and that children receive the right support at the right time”.
Lauren manages a Children’s Social Care team and has been a qualified social worker for 7 years.
Lauren has undertaken is the responsibility of safeguarding within the Local Governing Body at Halling and ensuring all processes are being correctly followed to ensure the safety of all pupils. Lauren is also a proud mother of a son that attends Halling Primary School.
Sarah Graaskov • Parent Governor
“Being a governor gives me the opportunity to give a little back by supporting the school community and making a positive difference to the education of all pupils”.
Sarah has been a qualified Primary School teacher since 2003 and brings a wealth of knowledge by having experience working in a range of schools with many different leadership roles and responsibilities.
Sarah joined Halling Primary School’s Local Governing Board in 2022 alongside her son’s enrollment and since has seen a positive start to his education as a governor and a parent.
Sarah Mitchell • Co-opted Governor
“I enjoy being part of the school community and working with the excellent leadership team to develop how the school provide engaging educational and enrichment opportunities to enable pupils to develop educationally and grow as people.”.
Sarah is passionate about education and was a primary school teacher for over 14 years. She strategically supports the school by using her experience as a teacher and a number of leadership roles within her career.
Sarah has undertaken is the responsibility of data and assessment, maths and mentoring new governors within the Local Governing Body at Halling. Sarah is also a proud mother where her children attend Halling Primary School. She is also a PTA member where Sarah helps with assemblies, performances and supporting events.
Stephanie Price • Co-opted Governor
“I have an active interest in the performance of the school to deliver a quality education to the local community”.
Stephanie has a managerial background working within the banking industry analysing customer data. Since 2020, she has been running her own Virtual PA business supporting an abundance of clients to provide administrative and financial services.
Responsible for finance within the Local Governing Body since mid-2022, Stephanie has an active interest in the performance of the school to deliver quality education to the local community. Stephanie is also a proud mother of two daughters within the school.
Louise Lawrence • Governance Professional
“I thoroughly enjoy my role “.
Louise has an extensive background in Insurance, Banking and IT training and development. Since 2021, Louise has been a Clerk for Aletheia Academies Trust; working with five Local Governing Boards for schools in the Trust.
As a Clerk/Governance Professional, Louise provides advice and guidance to the Local Governing Board on governance, constitutional and procedural matters. The role contributes towards the efficient and effective functioning of a governing board and its committees. Louise is also a proud mother of two daughters within Shorne school.
Aletheia Academies Trust Governance
For more information about how the Aletheia Academies Trust system of Governance operates including the Names of Trustees and Members and the Scheme of Delegation, please visit the Trust Governance website page here.
For more information about how Aletheia Academies Trust Finance operates including documentation such as The Annual Report, Annual Audited Accounts and Trust Executive Pay, please visit the Trust Finance website page here.
Halling CofE Primary School does not exceed the Executive Pay bracket.