Carr Green Lane, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 3LT

01484 715969

01484 380045

Carr Green

Primary School

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 The Governors - what we do 

At Carr Green Primary School we have a governing body of 12 members under the following categories:

Community governors - members of the local community who nominate themselves as vacancies arise

Parent governors - elected by other parents

Local Authority governors - allocated by Calderdale

Staff governors - elected by staff members

Chair of Governors - Mrs Janet Gabanski (Carr Green Primary School, Carr Green Lane, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 3LT)            

 Each governor has a range of responsibilities. Below you will find who does what on our Governing Board:

Name Type of Governor Responsibilities Committees Other Groups & Responsibilities Business or Financial Interests Relevant Relationships Governance rolls in other schools
Mr Paul Mashinter Headteacher  



Standards Group None None  
Mrs Janet Gabanski LA Chair of Governors Personnel

Standards Group

Headteacher Performance Management

None None  
Mr Nick Midgley Co-opted


Vice Chair of Governors





Standards Group




None Rastrick High School Director
Mr George Gamble Co-opted




Headteacher Performance Management,

Pupil Discipline

None None  
Dr Arlene Raw Parent




Headteacher Performance Management

Pupil Discipline

None None  
Mrs Linda Brook Parent   Personnel Standards Group None None  
Mr Mike Seager Co-opted   Resources   None None  
Andy Cooke Parent Resources None None
Louise Lewis Co-opted Resources None None
Alonso Blanco-Velo Parent Personnel None None
Sophie Chaffer Co-opted Resources None None
Diane Clark Staff  


Standards Group (for Curriculum Meetings only)  None None 


Staff Discipline Committee - consists of members of the Personnel Committee as appropriate.

Staff Appeals Committee - Nick Midgley (additional members to be agreed as required).

Pupil Discipline Committee - Additional members to be agreed as required.

Website - Andy Cooke

Calderdale Governors Association (CGA) - George Gamble

Governor Training & Development - George Gamble

Health & Safety - Nick Midgley

Safeguarding incl. looked after children & child protection - Arlene Raw

Sport & PE/ Community - George Gamble


Some school policies and documents must be approved by the full governing board, or a committee.

A list of school policies can be found here.

 If you wish to see copies of any Governing Board Minutes please contact the school office (01484 715969).