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Our Governors

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:

Our governing board currently comprises the following:

Margaret Cassin - 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 

Melanie Pitt - 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 - 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.

Rebecca Bolton - Rebecca is a staff governor at Bridgewater Park Primary School. She started working at the school in 2011 as an NQT and is now the Vice Principal and EYFS class teacher. Rebecca trained to be a teacher at Liverpool Hope University for four years and continues to develop in her profession and is currently undertaking her NPQSL. She is committed to Bridgewater as a teacher, a leader and a governor and wants to ensure all children who attend the school achieve their full potential. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family, playing hockey and undertaking challenges such as open-water swimming.

Paul Broderick - Paul Broderick is an experienced NED and is currently Chief Executive Officer of an investment group that invests in staffing and training business both in the UK and Internationally.  Paul began his early career as an English Teacher (PGCE – QTS) and has remained in the education sector via various commercial investments since.  He has 20 years of experience in leadership and executive roles from local SME to Plc.

Rhys McAllister-Parkers - Rhys is an experienced financial auditor and is currently an Assistant Manager at KPMG, a Big4 accountancy firm, and has worked across various firms since starting his career in audit. Rhys obtained his chartered accountancy qualification (ACCA) at the start of 2019, after completing his AAT apprenticeship in 2016. Rhys has experience of auditing across multiple sectors including education, charity, transportation and various listed companies and SMEs. In his spare time, Rhys does taekwondo and likes to run half-marathons.

Cheryl Read 

Melanie Wharton

Nicola Payne

Una Shaw