Local Governing Body

Ambleside Church of England Primary School has 12 members of the Local Governing Body bringing a range of experience to help our school to achieve its vision.

Although we are volunteers, we are professional, committed and passionate about what we do.

To contact the Chair of the Local Governing Body please telephone the school or email: chair@ambleside.cumbria.sch.uk 

Role of the Local Governing Body:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
  • Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils and the performance management of staff.
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Mrs Ruth PorterMrs Ruth Porter
Chair Of Local Governing Body - Foundation LGB Member

 Mrs Janet Maxwell Mrs Janet Maxwell
Vice-Chair of Local Governing Body - Foundation LGB Member

Mrs Alison Broom Mrs Alison Broom

Ms Pat GreenMs Pat Green
Foundation LGB Member

Mr Nick MartinMr Nick Martin
Foundation LGB Member

Mrs Judith ShinglerMrs Judith Shingler
Foundation LGB Member

Ms Megan RimmerMs Megan Rimmer
Staff LGB Member

Ruth HalseyRuth Halsey
Community LGB Member

Judith KeelyJudith Keely
Foundation LGB Member

Sarah JonesSarah Jones
Parent LGB Member

Mr Andrew BriggsMr Andrew Briggs
Parent LGB Member

Mr Rod HutchinsonMr Rod Hutchinson
Clerk to the Governors

Governance Details

Name Start Date End Date Business Interests
Mrs Ruth Porter July 2016 27/07/2024 Nil
Mrs Janet Maxwell July 2016 22/07/2024 Nil
Mrs Alison Broom 01/09/23 While in role Nil
Ms Pat Green July 2016 22/07/2024 Nil
Mr Nick Martin June 2016 16/06/2024 Owner of local hardware business
Mrs Judith Shingler Sept 2015 29/09/2023 Nil
Ms Megan Rimmer September 2022 September 2026 Nil
Ruth Halsey September 2022 01/09/2026 Nil
Judith Keely September 2022 01/09/2026 Nil
Sarah Jones September 2022 01/09/2026 Nil
Mr Andrew Briggs 04/11/2021 04/11/2025 Nil
Mr Rod Hutchinson March 1st 2023 - Nil