Mrs G Taylor – Staff Governor (by Staff Election)
Term of Office
3 years – 22/10/2016 → 21/10/2020
Early Years Foundation Stage Lead Governor
Science Lead Governor
Full Governing Board
Annual Policy Meeting
Standards and Effectiveness Committee
Ethos and Values Committee
Anything marked on Personal, Pecuniary or Business Interest?
No other declaration made
Who's in your family?
I have a husband and two children Archie (6 years old) and Hughie (3).
Why did you decided to be a Governor?
I wanted to support the school as a whole and this seems a great way to do it.
Why at St Luke's CE?
I work here.
Have you been or are you a governor anywhere else? (Do you have links with any other schools?)
No, but never say never!
What is the most rewarding thing about being a governor?
Being part of a friendly and supportive team who value the staff and pupils.
What have you learnt from being a governor you didn't know before?
The various roles and responsibilities each governor undertakes it is a minefield!
What has been the most challenging thing you've being involved with?
Making the decisions for the long term future of the school ie. 2 form bulge classes and new building.
What's the most important thing about education/school to you?
Trying to move with the government whilst maintaining the Ethos and family community of the school.
What do/did you do as a career?
I'm a teacher.
What do you do with your spare time?
Juggle being a mum, wife and teacher! I enjoy reading and socialising especially if it involves cake! I like to be active too, playing hockey, running or going to the gym.
What was your time at School like? What did you most enjoy/find hard?
I loved primary school. I have such happy memories. I struggled to know who I was at High school it was challenging. I loved drama and performance.
What subject did you enjoy most at Primary school? (Why?)
I remember enjoying all aspects of primary but my favourite memories are linked to sports, cross country, netball team, rounders. I also enjoyed being in school productions.
Who was your favourite teacher (why?)
Mrs Rae in Year 5, she was fun bubbly, kind and caring. She took time to listen but made things fun and interactive.
What's your favourite Colour? (Why?)
I love red, being bold and bright. However I do enjoy calming greys and beiges.
What's your favourite film? (Why?)
Grease/Grease 2. I love a good sing song, I like to watch comical musical upbeat films.
Mrs Taylor confirmed that she has read the Department for Education "Keeping children Safe in Education - Part 1:Information for all school and college staff" (September 2016), and that she will use this information to guide her in her actions on behalf of the children of our school [October 2017].
Mrs Taylor attended 'The Role of the Governing Board in Safeguarding Course' held at school by the Local Authority on 6th November 2017.