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Governing Board

Should you wish to contact the Governing Board you can do so by 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.

  • 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