Who We Are

Sue Spenceley
Chair – Community Governor

Co-opted by board
​Term of office 14.12.20 – 13.12.21

My name is Sue Spenceley, and I have been a  Governor at North Wingfield Primary Academy for a number of years.

I have lived locally for over forty years and know the school well.

I have been in education all my life, first as a teacher and 25 years as a Headteacher.

I am passionate about children’s education especially encouraging them to love learning from an early age.

I am also interested in developing a partnership with the parents of North Wingfield Primary School and would welcome your views about the school.

Nigel Barker
Community Governor
Term of office:14/12/20- 13/12/24

Also serves on the Parish and District Council
Has voting rights.

Business Interests
Cousin of Sally Goodwin, Teaching Assistant

Angela Cooke-
Clerk to Governors

Rachael Peacock
Headteacher

Ex-officio Governor
​Term from 01.01.2016

I studied for my Bachelor of Education degree at Sheffield Hallam University and qualified in 1997.

I have taught in a number of different authorities including, Nottinghamshire, Rotherham and Sheffield.

I taught full-time for the first 2 years before having my two children. I then worked in job-shares for 9 and a half years before returning to full-time and taking on leadership roles.

I was appointed as Headteacher at North Wingfield Primary and Nursery school in October 2015 and took up my role in January 2016.

Emma Evans
Parent Governor

​Appointed by the Board

Term of Office 27.09.18 – 26.09.22

I have lived in North Wingfield all my life and attended North Wingfield Primary School Myself. I currently have two children in school with the third joining next September (2019).

I have been in the education profession for 13 years as a teaching assistant in schools all around Derbyshire and as a nursery nurse at a local day nursery. I am currently a teaching assistant working with primary aged children, who have special educational needs and those who find it hard to be in a Mainstream school.

I am on the resource committee, science and health and safety. I hope that my educational background as well as being a parent will allow me to make the best decisions for the school as a whole.

Sherri Cosford
Community Governor

​Term of Office 27.09.18 – 26.09.22

I was born in Derbyshire and live in North Wingfield. I have worked locally all my life. I have over 25 years of experience working with children in various roles throughout my career.

I have worked as a youth worker within our local villages and community I support children and young people and their families daily in my current role.

I have been involved with our local authority training teams and external agency’s to design and develop CSE safeguarding training. I am dedicated to raising awareness around safeguarding children and young people.

I also enjoy delivering training for early year’s settings and HENRY, I became a Community Adult Education tutor to continue my own development and continue sharing my skills and passion around safeguarding across all sectors.

I have a creative aspiration that will continue to develop and design exciting and innovative ways to safeguard and deliver training to children and young people alongside professionals.

Diane Parmley
​Staff Governor
​Term of office 01.09.19 – 01.09.23

I am the Nursery teacher and Assistant Head for KS1 and Early Years (Nursery and Reception).

I have taught at North Wingfield since September 2011 and during this time I have loved getting to know many families and their children.

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