The Governing Body of Bridgewater Park Primary School is a body of up to 9 members. Its purpose is to ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction, to hold the Principal to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff, to oversee the financial performance of the school, making sure that money is well spent.
If you would like any information about governance please contact the Chair of Governors by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our governing board currently comprises the following:
Margaret Cassin - SEND/ Behaviour /HoS Wellbeing /SDP Planning
Margaret is Chair of Governors at The Prescot School & Bridgewater Park Primary School. Margaret has had 25 years of teaching experience in middle and secondary schools. She has over ten years of experience in Senior Leadership as an Assistant Principal. She also achieved Specialist Leader in Education status for Behaviour and Inclusion. Margaret now works part-time as an Education Consultant to support school improvement. She has ten years of experience as a school governor in three primary schools (including Bridgewater Park) and has recently taken on the role of Chair at The Prescot School to support the new Executive Principal.
Bethany Jones - EYFS
Melanie Pitt - Safeguarding/ T&L /Curriculum
Melanie has worked in Primary schools and Nursery schools for over twenty years. She has taught in every phase over that time and has been a leader in most of the key stages. She has taught in several authorities and has held responsibility for English, Maths, Science, IT, PHSCE and assessment. Currently, she works for School Improvement Liverpool as a School Improvement Officer. This role involves delivering consultancy, training and professional development across the North West and beyond delivering a wide range of highly effective, quality-assured services to schools and education providers with the aim of supporting and challenging them to achieve the best possible outcomes for children. She lives with her two teenage sons and her sidekick ‘Barker’ (her extremely loyal dog!)
Christine Boyd - Christine has been a parent Governor for over 10 years at Bridgewater Park Primary School and has recently become a staff Governor. Christine has worked at Bridgewater Park since 2013 as a Teaching Assistant. Christine was an ex-pupil at Bridgewater Park and all three of her children have been pupils here too. In her spare time, she likes to spend quality time with her three children. She often supports her son who is a member of the GB Taekwondo junior squad, travelling the country and around Europe whilst he competes.
Jodie Webster - Pupil Premium Attendance
Jodie is a trust-appointed governor and chair of the Resources Committee for Bridgewater Park Primary School. Jodie has worked for Lloyds Banking Group for over 10 years and has experience in Finance and Data Protection. She lives in Runcorn and has a young son. Jodie is very passionate about sharing her skills and expertise within the local community.
Cheryl Read (Parent Governor) - Wellbeing
Governors who have resigned within the last 12 months
Melanie Wharton (Parent Governor) - term of office 23.11.21-13.03.23