Who are we ?
The Chair of the Governing Board at Arlies Community Primary school is Mr R Unwin, who can be contacted via the school office on 0161 338 4854.
With effect from 15th November 2021, the total number of governors is 9 and will consist of
- The Headteacher
- 2 parent governors
- 1 Local Authority governor
- 1 Staff governor
- 3 Co -opted governors
- 1 Associate ( no voting rights)
Dr. Richard Unwin (Co-opted Governor) Chair
Councillor Sam Gosling (LA Governor)
I am a father of two children and a local councillor for Stalybridge North.I run a live music venue and own my own business promoting music and managing bands.I enjoy serving my community as a local councillor and am the chair of the Stalybridge Town Centre Advisory Group. I am passionate about providing opportunities for young people and making Stalybridge a great place to live.Outside work I like to spend my spare time reading or attending live gigs.
Ms Denise Heaton (Co-opted Governor)
I am the former Deputy Head for Arlies Primary School and love the opportunity to still be involved with the school as a governor. I am currently running my own independent educational consultancy company which provides bespoke maths consultancy to schools as well as local training events for teachers. In addition to this, I am the Teaching for Mastery Lead with North West Maths Hub two as well as a mastery specialist, therefore, enabling me to work with schools across the North West.
Danielle Troy (Parent Governor)
Mother of two children; eldest of whom is currently at Arlies.
I am the Head of Software Testing for a leading qualifications body which gives me an insight in how technology can be better used in Education.
I believe in the vision of Arlies.
I am passionate about mental health, diversity and inclusion.
Outside of work I enjoy walking, reading and travelling.
Lisa Bailey (Staff Governor)