Governors

Rev H Bloomfield

Chair of Governors
Safeguarding and Child Protection Governor, Resources Committee, Staff Attendance Discipline and Dismissal Committee, Grievance and Pay Committee

I was elected as Chair of the governing body in October 2016 having served on the committee for a few years. I spend half a day in school every week and join the school for assemblies and celebrations. I am a former rugby- playing businessman from Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast and have been a Minister at Tanterton Christian Centre since 2011. I am a trained children's ministry worker and love preaching and teaching and showing the relevancy of Jesus to everyone in the 21st Century. I also thoroughly enjoy speaking engagements abroad in churches and at conferences in Spain and especially in Myanmar (Burma) in SE Asia.

Mrs L Soole

Vice-Chair
Resources Committee, Appraisal and Pay Appeals Committee, Staff Attendance Discipline and Dismissal Committee, Standards and Effectiveness Committee, Pupil Discipline Committee

Liz has been a very active and involved member of the governing body for a number of years and in October 2016 was elected as vice-chair. Liz spends quality time in school on a weekly basis and is involved in many activities with our staff and children. Liz is a former deputy headteacher and worked in the teaching profession for over 40 years. Liz is also a very active volunteer on the Ingol and Tanterton Neighbourhood Council.

Mrs C Hope

SEN Governor
Sex and Relationships Governor, Resources Committee, Appraisal and Pay Appeals Committee, Pupil Discipline Committee, Standard and Effectiveness Committee

My Name is Carol Hope and I have been a Community Governor and Pool House School for about 13 years. I live in Ingol with my Husband and our dog! I enjoy gardening, walking and holidays in our caravan. I attend Tanterton Christian Fellowship, which is the church next door to the school. At church I help with Chattabox (Mums and Toddlers Group), Time Travellers ( Children's Club for Infant and Junior Children) and Peacemakers (Youth Club). In my working life I was an Intensive Care Nurse at The Royal Lancaster Infirmary, but took early retirement 5 years ago and I am loving it!

Mrs J Furr

Co-Opted
Resources Committee, Complaints Appeals Committee

June has been a member of the governing body for eight years during which time she has been very pro-active in attending school events and celebrations. June lives in Ashton, near to school, with her husband of 60 years. June worked as a mental health nurse and was a volunteer at a support centre for vulnerable adult females. June is a regular church attender and enjoys time with her family and friends.

Mrs V McEwan

Parent Governor
Resources Committee, Grievance and Pay Committee

My Name is Vicky McEwan and I am a happily married Mum of three children aged 11, 9 and 8. Two of my children currently attend Pool House school and the other previously attended before moving to High School. I live within the local community and I work at Pool House Under 5's Nursery. I am the Pre-School room leader and i enjoy my job very much!

Mrs A Morrow

Co-Opted
Resources Committee

I have been a member of the school governing body for 3 years, serving as a Co-opted Governor. My Grand-daughter, now at high school, attended Pool House School throughout her primary Education. I live very close to the school and prior to retiring I worked at the local health care centre for a number of years. I enjoy travelling and regularly go on cruises to different parts of the world with my husband.

Mrs M Yuzbasioglu

Parent Governor

I am the parent of a pupil in school. My daughter is currently in Year 1 and has attended Pool House School since reception. My daughter also occasionally attends the Breakfast and After School Club as my Husband and I both work full time. I have only recently joined the Governing Body of Pool House School having taken up office in the Autumn Term 2016.

Mrs J Cole

Headteacher
Resources Committee, Standards and Effectiveness Committee

In September 2017 I will have been a member of staff at Pool House School for 20 years. I first joined the school in 1997 as an NQT, joined the management team three years later and was appointed as Headteacher six years later, a position I have thoroughly enjoyed for the last fourteen years. Pool House has been on a tremendous journey during this period and is now a successful and happy school and one which I am proud to be part of.

Mrs L Gates

Staff Governor
Resources Committee

Mrs Gates is a long standing member of the staff at Pool House, originally employed as a teaching assistant before taking on the roll of Office Manager. Mrs Gates’ expertise in school is invaluable and supports the very smooth running of the school on a day to day basis.

Mr P Mearns

Observer
Resources Committee Observer, Standards and Effectiveness Committee Observer

Mr Mearns is our Assistant Headteacher and Year 5 Class teacher. Mr Mearns joined the staff of Pool House in 2003 as a member of the teaching team and is now a key member of the Senior Management Team. Mr Mearns has taken a very active role in a number of Local Authority initiatives and projects such as SEAL, School Sports Partnership and more recently World Class Leadership.

 

The date of the next Governors meetings are 20th March 2017 and 19th June 2017

 

Governor

Type

Term of Office

Rev Hazlett Bloomfield (Chair)

Co-opted

13.05.2019

Mrs Elizabeth Soole (Vice- Chair)

Co-opted

  13.05.2019

Mrs June Furr

Co-opted

  13.05.2019

Mrs Carol Hope

Co-opted

  13.05.2019

Mr Kevin Wrenn

Teacher Governor

  13.05.2019

Mrs Lorraine Gates

Staff

16.11.2020

Mrs Anne Morrow

Co-opted

  13.05.2019

Mrs Vicky McEwan

Parent

22.01.2020

Mrs M Yuszbasioglu

Parent

17.10.2020

Mrs Julie Cole

Head Teacher

31.08.2017

 

 

 
     

Mr Paul Mearns ( Assistant Headteacher)

Observer

31.08.2017
     

Pool House is a community school maintained by the Lancashire Education Authority based at County Hall in Preston.

We currently have a vacancy for a Local Authority Governor and Parent Governor. If you are interested in the post of Parent Governor please see Mrs Cole, Mrs Gates or Mr Mearns.

For information Mrs J Furr is related by Parentage to the Head Teacher. There are not matieral intersests.

Pool House Governors have declared they have no financial or business interests.

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