Meet Our Governors
Chair of Governors - Mrs Elizabeth Watton (Foundation Governor)
My name is Elizabeth Watton. I have been a foundation governor for over 8 years and chair for 2 years. I am on the resources committee and chair the Standards and Curriculum committee.
My daughter was in Year 6 at MEPS and has just started Dene Magna in Year 7. My sons came here and they are now at Dene Magna and Dene Magna 6th form.
I am very proud to be a part of the Governing body and the whole school team.
Vice Chair Mrs Leanne Fisher - Parent Governor
Hello, I'm Leanne and was elected as your new Parent Governor for MEPS in April 2021.
My son has just left Year 6 and moved to Dene Magna and I have a daughter in Year 4. I have been actively involved with the school committee (FOMS) for 4 years and volunteer at many of our events.
My day job is with Gloucestershire County Council, where I work closely with Children's Social Care to help improve performance by actively challenging and monitoring key performance indicators.
I look forward to being your Parent Governor for my term in office and feel very proud to be a part of the Governing body.
Father David Gill (Ex-Officio Governor)
I am the parish priest in Mitcheldean and Abenhall and am an exofficio foundation governor.
Mrs Janet Ray - Foundation Governor
I am Jan Ray and am delighted to have been a Foundation governor for Mitcheldean Primary for the past 4 years. During that time I have been the chair of the Resources Committee and assisted with many school projects.
My day job is that of Business Manager for Dene Magna school, the local secondary school, where I manage the finances, premises and personnel aspects of the school.
I have a son aged 22, two step children and two beautiful grandchildren aged 11 and 8.
I feel privileged to be able to assist with projects and initiatives that the governors oversee for the students and staff at Mitcheldean, which develop their learning and life experiences.
Mrs Peta Moffat - Foundation Governor
As a member of St Michael and All Angel's church in Mitcheldean I welcome this lovely opportunity to be part of the school community. I have worked in secondary school teaching all my life - mainly in Mathematics but also in Physics and occasionally in Dance.
For the past 20 years I have been a consultant partner to a rural Secondary in the Serengeti Region, Tanzania and am now learning Swahili as part of my stewardship with the Gloucester Diocese Tanzanian Committee.
Mrs Sue Fowler - LEA Governor
I am the local education authority governor and in the past have also been the staff representative on the governing body. I have teaching experience in key stage 1 and key stage 2 and have been a member of the senior leadership team and also the keys stage 1 lead teacher. Having recently retired I am now enjoying going into school on a voluntary basis and supporting children with their learning. It is a privilege to be a member of the Mitcheldean team.
Mrs Gina Etter - Foundation Governor
I have been a governor at Mitcheldean Endowed Primary School for over 12 years. I am responsible for the Health & Safety audit and am the Early Years Liaison. I work at Mitcheldean Early Learners Pre-School, situated on the school grounds, as the Early Years Manager.
Mr Mike Walter - Parent Governor
I have been a parent governor for the past 5 years and am on the Curriculum and Standards committee. I have been employed at Gloucestershire College for the past 20 years, having various roles lecturing and latterly using technology to help students break down barriers to learning.
I have a son in Year 6 and have taught several animation workshops to Year 5 children over the past few years utilising my teaching specialisms of photography and media.
Mrs Carol Evans - Staff Governor
I am the KS1 lead teacher at Mitcheldean Primary school and teach Year 1 in the school. I have been a teacher governor since April 2019 and was elected by the staff of the school. I have been teaching for many years and it is lovely to work with such a supportive and hard-working team.
LINK GOVERNOR ROLES
|Special Educational Needs and Disabilities||Mrs Gill Sackett|
|English||Mrs Sue Fowler|
|Maths||Mrs Peta Moffat and Mr Mike Walter|
|Early Years||Mrs Gina Etter and Mrs Carol Evans|
|Pupil Premium||Mrs Janet Ray|
|Safeguarding||Mrs Elizabeth Watton and TBA|
|Christian Distinctiveness||Father David|
Governors details, record of interests and attendance
All Governors are committed to safeguarding at our school and have read the 'Keeping Children Safe In Education' document at the start of their term of office.