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Governing Board

To find out more about our Governors please click on their photos below.

Should you wish to contact the Governing Board, you can do so through the following methods:

To contact the Clerk, email

Post: Chair of Governors
         c/o Monksmoor Park CE Primary School, Croxden Way, Daventry NN11 2PD


If you are interested in being involved in the governance of the school please speak to the Headteacher.


  • Mr John Tippett

    Chair - Foundation Governor

    I have been a governor at Monksmoor Park CE Primary School for almost 4 years. As a Foundation Governor I have recently become Chair of Governors.

  • Mrs Marion Strange

    Vice Chair - Foundation Governor

    I am a retired primary school teacher with over twenty years of experience serving as a Governor in several different Church schools.

  • Dr Artwell Chimanga

    Foundation Governor

    It is a privilege to be one of the Foundation Governors at Monksmoor Park CE Primary School. As a father of two, I’m keen to support the school's team through the perspective of a parent.

  • Mr Samuel Shoyinka

    Parent Governor

    With a background in IT, mostly from financial institutions and a few educational sectors, I am delighted to support the team at Monksmoor Park CE Primary School in all required capacities as a Parent Governor.

  • Revd. Dawn Stokes

    Foundation Governor

    I’ve been involved at Monksmoor Park CE Primary School since the foundations of the building were laid when I was asked to be a member of the Governing Body, planning for the school to open.

  • Mrs Lynne Taylor

    LA Governor

    My lifelong professional interest in the education and care of children and young people led me to become a Governor of Monksmoor Park CE Primary School. 

  • Mrs Katie Thurston

    Foundation Governor

  • Mr Nigel Woodcock

    Foundation Governor

    I have spent many years as a Governor and Chair of Governors at different schools and previously have been a Trustee of a Multi-Academy Trust. I joined Monksmoor Park CE Primary School during lockdown in 2020.

  • Mr Steve Gatehouse

    Staff Governor, KS2 Lead, Class Teacher, IT Lead

  • Mrs Katie Towers