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St Sebastian's CofE Primary School

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Meet the Governors

Welcome to the Governors' Page

The Grantham Villages' Church of England Primary Schools Federation Governing Body 2020-2021


Chair of Governors - Mrs Anne Schaanning

Vice Chair of Governors - Mr Gordon Cannon


The Clerk to the Governing body services are provided by Nottinghamshire County Council Governor Support Service.


You can contact the Governing Body by message or by letter via the school office or by sending an e-mail for the attention of the Chair or Clerk via: 


Telephone:  01476 565896


Name Governor Type Appointed by Start Date End Date
Gordon Cannon Foundation PCC** LDBE 09.03.2020 08.03.2024
Marie Jackson FMAAT Foundation PCC* LDBE 01.01.2020 13.06.2021
Rebecca Leong Foundation PCC** LDBE 29.06.2020 28.06.2024
Julia Metcalf Foundation PCC** LDBE 07.10.2020 06.10.2024
Anne Schaanning Foundation PCC* LDBE 01.01.2020 12.02.2022
Revd Stuart Hadley Foundation LDBE 01.01.2020 Ex Officio
Vacancy Foundation PCC**     
Vacancy Foundation PCC*    
Vacancy Foundation PCC*    
Lucy Jones Parent Parent/Carers*** 01.01.2020 31.12.2023
Vacancy Parent      
Steph Kirton Local Authority LCC 10.01.2020  
Kiala Burton Staff Staff*** 01.01.2020 31.08.2022
Michelle Waddell Executive HT Governors 01.01.2020 Ex Officio

* Great Gonerby Parochial Church Council; ** Marston St Mary's Parochial Church Council; 

*** Elected by parent/carers/staff of Marston Thorold's Primary School and St. Sebastian's Primary School; 

LDBE Lincoln Diocesan Board of Education; LCC Lincoln City Council.

Governors who served within the last 12 months 

Name Type of Governor Appointed By

Start of Office

End of Office

Laura Harrison Parent Parents/Carers 01.01.2020 Resigned 04.02.2021
Sarah Barker Foundation PCC** - LDBE 01.01.2020 Resigned 21.07.2020
Alistair Ross Foundation PCC** - LDBE 01.01.2020 Resigned 21.07.2020
Kay Sutherland Foundation PCC*  - LDBE 01.01.2020 Resigned 21.07.2020
Hannah Simes Foundation PCC * - LDBE 01.01.2020 Resigned 17.06.2020


Register of Panels, Areas of Responsibility & Pecuniary Interests 



Area of



to Staff or Governor

Declared Business

& Pecuniary Interests

Kiala Burton


Training & Development of Governors



Gordon Cannon

HT's PM Panel

Pay Review Panel

Food in Schools

Outcomes for Pupils (Data)

Staff Recruitment

None None

Stuart Hadley

  Church Ethos, SIAMS & SMSC None None

Marie Jackson

Pay Review Panel   None None

Lucy Jones


Health & Safety

Pupil Premium

P.E. & Sports Premium

None None

Steph Kirton



Health & Safety

Pupil Premium

P.E. & Sports Premium

None None

Rebecca Leong


Equality & Diversity


None None
Julia Metcalf     None None

Anne Schaanning

HT's PM Panel


Special Needs

Looked After Children (LAC)

Staff Recruitment

None Husband - H&S Contract External Advisor

Michelle Waddell



None None


Governing Body Meetings

Minutes of Governors' meetings are available on request from the school office.