Watermill School, Turnhurst Road,

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 6JZ

School Tel: (01782) 883737   INSPIRE Tel: (01782) 883777

Headteacher: Mr J May

Governors

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SPRING 2015

SUMMER 2015

AUTUMN 2015

SPRING 2016

SUMMER 2016

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SPRING 2017

SUMMER 2017 (No Images)

Here are the names of our school Governors, If you need to contact one of them please send a letter into school for their attention.

Chair of Governors: Louise Riley

 

Louise is part of an Academy Improvement team with a focus on Vulnerable Pupils.

With extensive experience within education, Louise has a wealth of knowledge supplemented with a real passion for inclusion.

In Louise’s previous role, she was Vice Principal at a large Secondary academy, with her pastoral work commended as Outstanding in an Ofsted inspection in the summer of 2014, alongside her work being used as a case study for inclusion, enrichment and partnership as part of the National College training programme.

As part of an academy improvement team, Louise focuses on supporting academies with attendance, alternative provision and aspects of the curriculum, vulnerable groups and the impact of Trust Pupil Voice across the family of schools she is responsible for.

 

Vice Chair: Simon Halstead

Simon is a Doctor of Psychology with a keen interest in behaviour. He regularly can be seen in school shaping policy and procedure. He is a great asset and is very well respected.

 

Matt Johnson

Matt was the Balfour Beatty Project Manager for the Building of both Watermill and Ormiston Horizon. During this time he got to know the two schools very well and thought he would like to stay on as part of the team when the buildings were complete. He is an expert in all things Health and Safety and loves to challenge and explore issues as well as meeting royalty.

Tahir Mahmood

Terry has been a school governor for around 15 years.  He is self employed and came onto the governing body as a parent governor.  He is happy to support Watermill School in any way he can.

 

Reverend Stephen Pratt

Stephen was the vicar of St. Michael's in Chell up to Autumn 2015. He has recently joined the Army as a Padre, fulfiling his dreams and taking his long time commitment to the Territorial Arrmy into his chosen career in the full time service.   Stephen is pleased to be able to link in with a local school and assist in improving standards and outcomes for all pupils. He is also a qualified teacher.

 

Louise Yoxall

Louise has been a governor since November 2011.  She is a housewife  and her son attends Watermill School.  Louise is happy to be a school governor offering assistance to teachers and pupils wherever she can.

 

Clare Waller

Calre has spent 20 years working in a school office and now is the welcoming face at nearby Ormiston Horizon Academy.She has an interest in Special Needs with a 14 year old son on the Autistic Spectrum who is currently in mainstream education.

 

Dianne Brookes

Dianne has a keen interest in running the schools Youth Club. She is a member of the school's support staff and became a school governor to see how a school operated "behind the scenes".  Dianne is keen to help in delivering quality teaching and learning within the school.

 

Katie Hulme

 

I joined Watermill in February 2012 after working in mainstream for 12 years. I am a member of the teaching staff and currently teach KS2 SLD. I am also the Maths Lead for the school and am passionate about enhancing children's learning using the Singapore Approach to Maths. Watermill School is an amazing place to be and I am very proud to be part of our governing body.

Sam Darlington

I am currently a School Improvement Officer for the Academy Transformation Tust. My passion for education starts with the students, being able to work with and hopefully inspire students to reach their personal goals is an absolute privilege. This is my first year working with Water Mill as a governor and I am really looking forward to working with all staff and students.

Karen Stratford

I’m a parent governor and happy to support our school in whatever way I can. I grew up in a diverse multicultural part of Cardiff, moved to Stoke in my 20’s as my partner worked down the mines and am still here over 25 years later where I work for a local bank. I love spending time with my boys. The eldest is the first in the family to attend university and the youngest makes me so proud with the progress he’s making at Watermill. If I get any spare time I like walking. I’ve done Ben Nevis and Snowdon for charity and covered most of our lovely Peak District.

Stacey Sharman

I have 2 children aged 8 and 3 years, one of which currently attends Packmoor Primary.  I have been a resident in Packmoor for the past 8 years and enjoy giving something back to the community, by being a governor at Watermill and Packmoor I feel that this is my way of doing so.  My job is with Stoke-on-Trent City Council working to help residents in the city have a say in how services are delivered and to help make Stoke-on-Trent a better place to live, work and study.  In my free time I love to cook and bake and if I’m not in the kitchen I’m watching MasterChef and Bake Off!  I love spending time with my family and we often head out in the countryside to enjoy a walk.  We like to visit the seaside too and get out on our bikes.

Jonathon May: Headteacher

Jonathon was made Headteacher of Middlehurst in 2002, Heathfield was added to this role in 2009 and has now been head at Watermill from its opening in 2013. He has a particular interest in behaviour and considers himself as a systems leader, working with many educationalists and other agencies to get the best for students with SEN across the City, Nationally and Internationally.

 

Documents for Governors:

 

Governors' Guide to Qualifications

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Click Headteachers report to governors you wish to see:

SPRING 2015

SUMMER 2015

AUTUMN 2015

SPRING 2016

SUMMER 2016

AUTUMN 2016 (No Images)

SPRING 2017

SUMMER 2017 (No Images)

Here are the names of our school Governors, If you need to contact one of them please send a letter into school for their attention.

Chair of Governors: Louise Riley

 

Louise is part of an Academy Improvement team with a focus on Vulnerable Pupils.

With extensive experience within education, Louise has a wealth of knowledge supplemented with a real passion for inclusion.

In Louise’s previous role, she was Vice Principal at a large Secondary academy, with her pastoral work commended as Outstanding in an Ofsted inspection in the summer of 2014, alongside her work being used as a case study for inclusion, enrichment and partnership as part of the National College training programme.

As part of an academy improvement team, Louise focuses on supporting academies with attendance, alternative provision and aspects of the curriculum, vulnerable groups and the impact of Trust Pupil Voice across the family of schools she is responsible for.

 

Vice Chair: Simon Halstead

Simon is a Doctor of Psychology with a keen interest in behaviour. He regularly can be seen in school shaping policy and procedure. He is a great asset and is very well respected.

 

Matt Johnson

Matt was the Balfour Beatty Project Manager for the Building of both Watermill and Ormiston Horizon. During this time he got to know the two schools very well and thought he would like to stay on as part of the team when the buildings were complete. He is an expert in all things Health and Safety and loves to challenge and explore issues as well as meeting royalty.

Tahir Mahmood

Terry has been a school governor for around 15 years.  He is self employed and came onto the governing body as a parent governor.  He is happy to support Watermill School in any way he can.

 

Reverend Stephen Pratt

Stephen was the vicar of St. Michael's in Chell up to Autumn 2015. He has recently joined the Army as a Padre, fulfiling his dreams and taking his long time commitment to the Territorial Arrmy into his chosen career in the full time service.   Stephen is pleased to be able to link in with a local school and assist in improving standards and outcomes for all pupils. He is also a qualified teacher.

 

Louise Yoxall

Louise has been a governor since November 2011.  She is a housewife  and her son attends Watermill School.  Louise is happy to be a school governor offering assistance to teachers and pupils wherever she can.

 

Clare Waller

Calre has spent 20 years working in a school office and now is the welcoming face at nearby Ormiston Horizon Academy.She has an interest in Special Needs with a 14 year old son on the Autistic Spectrum who is currently in mainstream education.

 

Dianne Brookes

Dianne has a keen interest in running the schools Youth Club. She is a member of the school's support staff and became a school governor to see how a school operated "behind the scenes".  Dianne is keen to help in delivering quality teaching and learning within the school.

 

Katie Hulme

 

I joined Watermill in February 2012 after working in mainstream for 12 years. I am a member of the teaching staff and currently teach KS2 SLD. I am also the Maths Lead for the school and am passionate about enhancing children's learning using the Singapore Approach to Maths. Watermill School is an amazing place to be and I am very proud to be part of our governing body.

Sam Darlington

I am currently a School Improvement Officer for the Academy Transformation Tust. My passion for education starts with the students, being able to work with and hopefully inspire students to reach their personal goals is an absolute privilege. This is my first year working with Water Mill as a governor and I am really looking forward to working with all staff and students.

Karen Stratford

I’m a parent governor and happy to support our school in whatever way I can. I grew up in a diverse multicultural part of Cardiff, moved to Stoke in my 20’s as my partner worked down the mines and am still here over 25 years later where I work for a local bank. I love spending time with my boys. The eldest is the first in the family to attend university and the youngest makes me so proud with the progress he’s making at Watermill. If I get any spare time I like walking. I’ve done Ben Nevis and Snowdon for charity and covered most of our lovely Peak District.

Stacey Sharman

I have 2 children aged 8 and 3 years, one of which currently attends Packmoor Primary.  I have been a resident in Packmoor for the past 8 years and enjoy giving something back to the community, by being a governor at Watermill and Packmoor I feel that this is my way of doing so.  My job is with Stoke-on-Trent City Council working to help residents in the city have a say in how services are delivered and to help make Stoke-on-Trent a better place to live, work and study.  In my free time I love to cook and bake and if I’m not in the kitchen I’m watching MasterChef and Bake Off!  I love spending time with my family and we often head out in the countryside to enjoy a walk.  We like to visit the seaside too and get out on our bikes.

Jonathon May: Headteacher

Jonathon was made Headteacher of Middlehurst in 2002, Heathfield was added to this role in 2009 and has now been head at Watermill from its opening in 2013. He has a particular interest in behaviour and considers himself as a systems leader, working with many educationalists and other agencies to get the best for students with SEN across the City, Nationally and Internationally.

 

Documents for Governors:

 

Governors' Guide to Qualifications