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The Governing Board at Aldermoor Farm is made up of voluntary, dedicated and hardworking group of people from a variety of backgrounds. They regularly attend meetings and often visit, taking an interest and an active role in the life of our school. Through their roles and responsibilities, they undertake, they view the quality of teaching and learning throughout the curriculum, ensure the children’s welfare needs are met, monitor the spending of the school budget and offer their support, advice and expertise. While the day to day running of the school is the responsibility of the Head Teacher, the Governors act as a critical friend to ensure that the school runs effectively, providing excellent provision in all areas for all members of our wonderful school community.

Our Governors

Aldermoor Farm Primary School Governors are listed below. Please contact the school office on 024 7645 6272 if you require contact details of our school Governors.

Chair of Governors:

Barrie Strain

I joined the Board of Governors in October 2022 as a Co-opted Governor. A chartered public finance accountant, I have 20 years of experience working for Coventry City Council in various finance related roles and I’m currently Head of Revenues and Benefits at the local authority.

I have three children who have enjoyed their progression through Coventry Primary schools. It’s a real privilege for me to be able join the Board of Governors at Aldermoor Farm and work with some fantastic education professionals and passionate fellow Board Members as we focus our collective energies on ensuring that the amazing young people at this school get the best possible academic and social development.

Vice Chair:

Charlotte Abell

I was elected as a co-opted governor at Aldermoor Farm Primary School in September 2021. I joined the governing board because I grew up in the midlands and I want to help create opportunities for young people in the area.

My day job is as a solicitor so I have experience of governance and compliance in a non-education setting. I live and work in London so I am a remote governor, but enjoy coming up to visit Aldermoor Farm as much as I can.

In my spare time you’d find me running, open water swimming or reading. I also love learning new languages. I speak Spanish, French and a little bit of German.

Safeguarding and Attendance Governor:

Aysha Patel

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Local Authority Governor:

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Cllr John McNicholas

I have been a Governor at Aldermoor Farm Primary School for many years and I have seen many changes at Aldermoor Farm. I continue to be impressed at the number of languages being spoken at the school reflecting how diverse Stoke Aldermoor itself has become. In my mind very much a strength for the school in the City of Languages, Peace & Reconciliation.

I am pleased to be a Governor at Aldermoor Farm working with Governor colleagues for the benefit of the children attending the school, We are a relatively new Governing Body with many skills held between us. I believe that we are working closely together with the Headteacher to ensure young people at the school have the best start in life on their way to success in all that they choose to do.

I am a local Ward Councillor for Lower Stoke and I see that Aldermoor Farm Primary plays an important role within the many communities of the area.

Co-opted Governors:

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Lydia Adigun

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Parent Governors:

Cllr Seyi Agboola

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Theodora Okeoghene

My name is Okeoghene Theodora Enebeli. I am a Lecturer – International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE) at Coventry University. I enjoy reading, learning new things and making new friends and am hoping to bring my experience as a lecturer to the Governing Board.

Staff Governor:

Mrs Deeley

I joined the Aldermoor Farm Governing Body in 2021 as a staff governor.

Aldermoor Farm is a thriving school where all stakeholders have the highest expectations of every child. I am incredibly proud to be part of the school and to work alongside the other governors to support the school on its continuing journey. I have worked at the school since 2020 and have seen rapid improvements within the school due to the hard work and dedication of the staff, pupils and families.