Appleby Primary School

Appleby Primary School


Welcome to our Governing Body page. Here you can find out about the work and role of the Governing Body at Appleby Primary School. Follow the links below to meet the governors and find out more.

Important Information About Our Governors



Chair of Governors

Charlotte Birtles 

Vice Chair of Governors

Sarah Lightfoot

Clerk to Governors

Rosalind Dempsey

Chair of Teaching and Learning Committee

Sarah Lighfoot

Chair of Finance, Health and Safety Committee

Charlotte Birtles


Teaching and Learning Committee

Finance Health and Safety Committee

Sarah Lightfoot

Amy Wilby

Terry Caygill

David Spruce

Alan Green



Aelswith Parker

Jonny Miller

David Spruce

Charlotte Birtles

Carol Barker

Andrew Sterling

Debra Irving (Non voting Associate Member)



Governors Attendance Record

NameGovernor CategoryTerm of Office EndsAttendance 2021/2022 Academic year
David SpruceEx Officio 11/11
Michael HuttCo-opted23/09/20231/2 (Resigned 25/10/21)
Freddie PottsPartnership10/01/20260/7 (Resigned 24/03/22)
Carol BarkerStaff08/07/202410/11
Sarah LightfootCo-opted10/06/202310/11
Charlotte BirtlesParent31/03/20259/11
Terry CaygillCo-opted10/01/202610/11
Amy WilbyLocal Authority18/03/20279/11
Aelswith ParkerParent03/11/20237/11
Jonny MillerPartnership02/12/202410/11
Andrew SterlingCo-opted12/10/20257/9
Kathleen O'SullivanCo-opted29/09/20254/11 (Resigned 13/10/2022)
Alan GreenPartnership30/03/2027n/a
Debra IrvingAssociate Member (non voting) 9/10


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