Our Governing Body
Mrs L Farrow
Chair of Governors (Co-opted) Appointed 17/03/2022 until 16/03/2026 Elected by Governing Body
I joined the Governing Body as a Parent Governor in March 2018 and became Chair of Governors in May 2019. I have two children who attend Westfield Primary School. I am a Civil Servant where I’m currently working to ensure that Digital technology is underpinning the EU Exit and European Trade programmes. I have a career background in managing people, auditing and managing third parties within the IT arena. I initially became a Parent Governor as I’m particularly interested in improving the provision of education and outcomes for all children and ensuring that all children can achieve their potential. I am very proud to be part of the Governing Body at Westfield where we are working as a team to drive forward all the changes and improvements that the school needs.
Mr I McIntyre
(Co-Opted) Appointed 22/06/2021 until 21/06/2025 Elected by the Governing Body
Chair of Resources Committee
School Governor at Westfield for approx 30 years, Retired Analytical Chemist, Photographer and Former Pension fund Trustee
I worked in what was ICI and its sold off businesses for 44 years, working in the laboratories at Runcorn Heath, Castner Kellner and Rocksavage Works. I have now turned my Photography hobby into a part-time business. I was first a governor at Westfield Infants as an LEA representative about 30 years ago, with Mrs Ruben as Head teacher. I joined the junior board just before the Merger when Mr Giles retired. During the merger I was appointed to the special board to oversee the merger to become a primary school. I have 4 children all of whom attended Westfield, and I now have 5 grandchildren, who all live outside the Westfield area. I had a short time after 2010 where due to health reasons I had to stand down as governor. I have been a union representative for 35 years and I am currently on the NWTUC Executive committee, through my role as Secretary of Halton TUC.
Mrs L Jones
(Parent) Appointed 13/07/2023 until 12/07/2027 Elected by parents
I am a parent of a child in Year 6 with another child due to start Westfield in September 2020. I am hardworking, enthusiastic and looking to help may a positive difference to our children's school lives. This is my first role as a govenors so I am keen to take on any training that may be needed.
Mrs D Foster
(Co-opted) Appointed 17/05/2021 until 16/05/2025 Elected by the Governing Body
I have experience of school life having worked as Office Manager in a local primary school for over 30 years. I believe that every child should have the opportunity to flourish and to be the best they can be - children do well in school when they are happy, safe, and supported in their learning journey.
As co-opted Governor, I would hope that my experiences, commitment, and enthusiasm will help the school achieve the best outcomes for all pupils.
Miss N Abel
(Local Authority) Appointed 12/01/2022 until 12/01/2026 Elected by the Local Authority
I have been a primary school teacher for 8 years.
I joined the school governing body at Westfield during the last academic year and am new to the role of governor within a school. Through completion of NPQH, I developed an interest in learning more about school governance and working with all stakeholders within a school. I decided to become a school governor and to use my knowledge, skills and experiences to support staff and governors at Westfield Primary School to improve children’s education and futures.
Mr J Parker
(Staff) Appointed 01/09/2022 until 31/08/2026 Elected by staff
I am the Staff Governor for Westfield Primary School, and joined the board in September 2022. As someone who has now been at Westfield for 13 years, I truly understand the school from top to bottom having been here for a number of changes. I will be the staff representative for the board, giving challenge when appropriate and delivering various reports to the body. I have 2 young children, one of which is about to start school, and I am a huge Manchester City football fan!