At Holdbrook Primary School & Nursery, the role of the Governing Board is to provide strategic management, and to act as a ‘critical friend’, supporting the work of the Headteacher and other staff.

The Governors of Holdbrook Primary School & Nursery are:

Term of office Committee Membership Pelinuary Interests Link Role
1 Caroline Jenkins
Co-Opt Governor 20/10/2016-20/10/2020 Resources Committee
Childrens Committee
Works for a local business that could offer a service to the school Health & Safety
Sports Premium
2 Linda Williams
Co-Opt Governor 23/05/2019-23/05/2023 Childrens Committee – CHAIR None EYFS & Key Stage 1
3 Charlotte Angeli Headteacher 23/04/2019 – Resources Committee
Childrens Committee
Staff Member
4 Pete Maiden Co-Opt Governor 11/11/2019-11/11/2023 None CEO of a Charity that supports the school in a professional capacity. Governor at another Primary School in Hertfordshire Safeguarding
5 Paula Violet Co-Opt Governor 26/04/2018-26/04/2022 Childrens Committee
Pay Committee
None Inclusion SEN & Pupil Premium
6 Carol Bowman LEA Governor 01/11/2019-01/11/2023 Resources Committee
Pay Committee
None Attendance
7 Louise Lines Parent Governor 26/04/2018-26/04/2022 Childrens Committee Child who attends the school Staff & Student Wellbeing
8 Sam Orsbourne Co-Opt Governor 23/05/2019-23/05/2023 Resources Committee – CHAIR Works for HfL who provide a service to the school Key Stage 2
Data Assessment
9 Jan Downey Co-Opt Governor 16/01/2019-16/01/2023 Childrens Committee Staff Member Governor Training
10 Steven Tucker Staff Governor 01/10/2019-01/10/2023 Resources Committee Staff Member
11 Clare Zavros Parent Governor 11/10/2019-11/10/2023 TBC Child who attends the school
12 VACANCY Co-Opt Governor TBC


Natalie Daniel-Tong – Clerk to the Governing Body

Chair of Governors can be contacted via email :

Governor Resignations Date of Resignation
1 Toby Oxford Staff Governor 09/07/19
2 Kacey Brown Co-Opt Governor 02/11/19

Throughout the year they attend meetings to help with the monitoring and evaluation of the school.

2017-2018 – Meetings-HoldbrookPrimary

2018-2019 – Meetings-HoldbrookPrimary

Categories are elected as follows:

COP = Co-opted – Appointed by governing body.

PAR = Parent – Parents of children at the school. Most elected by parents at the school.

HT = Headteacher

AM = Associate Member – Not governors, but can be invited to sit on one of the committees of the governing body, usually because they have specific skills. They can be given voting rights.

LEA = Governors appointed by the LA. Governing body can set eligibility criteria which appointees must meet, and it is the governing body that appoints rather than the LA.

STF = Staff – Elected by those who are paid to work at the school.