Governors

Ms. Sarah Peevers (Co-opted Governor) (Acting-Chair)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of office: Feb 15 – Feb 19

Committees: Chair of Finance and estates; Complaints Committee; Pupil Discipline Committee (Pupil Exclusions)
Link Governor: Numeracy Link Governor

Business and Pecuniary Interests: None

Mr. Marc Garside (Parent Governor)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee

Appointed by: Parent Nomination
Term of Office: Feb 2016 - Feb 2020. 
Committee:
Link Governor:
Business and Pecuniary Interests:

Merchandise Department Head - Costco Wholesale UK LTD
Company Director and Head of Customer Service - Just Kidz LTD (justkidz.co.uk)

Extra Information

I have an extensive background in wholesale and retail operations including ecommerce. Due to this I have dealt with many and varying operational situations in my time. Including but not limited to:

Disciplinary processes - Including drug and alcohol management and testing
Recruitment
Inventory control
Customer Service
Team Building and project management
Business to business communications - Including overseas

More importantly I am a father of two young girls (aged 3 & 7), so in addition to the above I have had to develop my hair brushing and bathroom scheduling abilities!

Mrs. Sharon Walker (Parent Governor)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee


Appointed by: Parent Nomination (Re-appointed)
Term of Office: 4 Years Sept 14 – Sept 18
Committees: Finance and Estates
Link Governor: Literacy 
Business and Pecuniary Interests: Awaiting confirmation

Mr. Joe Morrell (Parent Governor)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee


Appointed by: Parent Nomination

Term of Office: Dec14 – Dec 18
Committees: Curriculum, Standards and Safeguarding
Link Governor:
Business and Pecuniary interests: None

Extra Information

My daughter is currently in Mrs Pitt's class, Class 2.
I work in Manchester for a Dutch company called Brunel. When I’m not working, I love to spend time with my Wife, Liz, and 2 daughters, Ruby and Lucy. I have a keen interest in golf & football and enjoy watching most sports.
My focus for being a parent governor is to ensure that Arlies performs to its greatest potential to enable our children to do the same.

Dr. Richard Unwin (Co-opted Governor)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee


Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of office: Feb 2015 - Feb 2019
Committees: Finance and Estates, Suspension/Grievance and Discipline.

Link governor: Equality, Arlies Friends Association
Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Extra Information

Parent of 2 children who currently attend Arlies.

I am a research scientist, leading a small research team based at the University of Manchester and Manchester Royal Infirmary focusing on finding how diseases such as diabetes, dementia and complications of pregnancy develop, and developing new tests to predict disease risk, and new medicines against these conditions. As part of this role, I am an ambassador for the STEM network, which promotes science in schools and colleges.

Outside work, I enjoy walking, music and sports.

Mr. Richard Umpleby (Co-opted Governor)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee


Appointed by: Governing Body
Term of office: Feb 15 – Feb-19
Committees: Curriculum, Standards & Safeguarding; Complaints Committee; Suspension/Grievance and Discipline; Head Teacher Performance Management

Special responsibilities: Vice chair of Governors
                                          
Link Governor:  Young carers and looked after children; Special educational Needs and Disabilities; Prevent Duty; Safeguarding; Sex Relationships, Education, PSHE & Health School.

Business and Pecuniary Interests: Vice Chair of Ridgehill Big Local and Chair of Stalybridge North Labour Ward.

Extra Information

I am 42 years old, hold a 2.1 degree with Honours in Law (LLB), I enjoy education whilst believing that children are the future of our world. I am involved in a local community project called Ridgehill Big Local and I am also involved in local politics, taking an active role and involvement in the local area.

Alwyn Holt (Co-opted Governor)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee

Appointed by: Governing Body

Term of office: Feb 2015 - Feb 2019
Committees: Finance and Estates; Pupil Discipline Committee (Pupil Exclusions);Headteacher Performance Management

Link Governor: Health & Safety

Business and pecuniary interests:  None

Extra Information

I worked as a midwife at St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester from 1968-2007, when I retired.

Part of my working life was spent in the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Service, serving in Malta and Gibraltar.

I have served on the Manchester bench as a magistrate since 1996 to the present.

Chloe Ambrose (Staff Governor)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee

Appointed by: Staff Vote

Term of office: Feb 2015 - Feb 2019
Committees: Curriculum, Standards and Safeguarding

Link Governor: Special educational needs and Disabilities

Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Alec Stephenson (Executive Head Teacher)

Meeting Attendance:

  • Full Governing Body
  • Sub-committee

Appointed by: Virtue of office

Term of office: continuous
Committees: ALL                 

Link Governor: N/A

Business and Pecuniary Interests:  None

Extra Information

I am currently covering Mrs Hughes' maternity leave until September 2017. I am also the Headteacher at Fairfield Road Primary School in Droylsden.