Headteacher: Paul Mashinter, Carr Green Lane, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 3LT

01484 715969


Carr Green

Primary School

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The Governors - what we do 



At Carr Green Primary School we have a governing board 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 roles in other schools
Paul Mashinter Headteacher  



Standards Group None None  
Janet Gabanski LA Chair of Governors Personnel

Standards Group

Headteacher Performance Management

None None  
Nick Midgley Co-opted


Vice Chair of Governors






Standards Group



None Rastrick High School Director
George Gamble Co-opted




Headteacher Performance Management,

Pupil Discipline

None None  
Dr Arlene Raw Parent

Safeguarding Governor

Mental Health and Wellbeing Governor



Headteacher Performance Management

Pupil Discipline

None None  
Linda Brook Parent   Personnel Standards Group None None  
Mike Seager Co-opted   Resources   None None  
Andy Cooke Parent Resources None None
Louise Lewis Co-opted Resources None None


Parent Personnel None None




Co-opted Resources
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).