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Whitecotes Primary Academy

Primary Academy


Whitecotes Academy Local Governing Body

Chair: Mrs Mary McElvaney

Vice Chair: Ms R Bostock

Co-opted: Currently Vacant

Parent: Ms K Yearl, Mr S Vardy

Co-Headteachers: Mrs Lucy Campbell and Miss Vanessa Hall

Staff: Miss V Hall (Teacher representative), Miss A Dolphin (Non Teaching Representative)

A note from the Chair of the Local Governing Body (LGB):

 I have spent my working life within Local Authority Social Care services. I have worked with children, families and vulnerable adults, listening to their views . I have a special interest in the quality of services which are provided - in this case by your School. 
I hope the Governing Body can assist the Headteacher and her staff to improve the impact of their teaching and improve the educational and social outcomes for your children.

Mrs M McElvaney

More details about the LGB can be found by clicking these links:

Whitecotes LGB Role & Organisation Autumn 2018

Whitecotes LGB Details as at October 2017

If you wish to contact any of our governors please direct your enquiry in the first instance to Ms Edwina Archer (Clerk to Governors) c/o Whitecotes Primary Academy, Whitecotes Lane, Walton, Chesterfield, S40 3HJ, telephone 01246 234381 or email:

Roles & Responsibilities of Members

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Whitecotes Lane Walton Chesterfield S40 3HJ


01246 234381