Governors show high levels of commitment and drive. They know the school well and have a good knowledge of the improvements made since the previous inspection. Governors have a wide range of skills which they use to support and challenge the school. They make regular monitoring visits to evaluate all aspects of the school. Governors keep up to speed with national changes in education, making good use of training available to them. For example, because of training governors have a detailed knowledge of safeguarding children through procedures for the safer recruitment of staff.

Ofsted 2017

Mill Rythe Infant School


Name Governor Type Term From Term To Additional information Roles
Mrs Deborah Burroughs

Co-opted governor

( Governing Body )

22 November 2023 21 Nov 2027


forum representative


Mrs Lucy Ford


Head teacher


Head teacher
Miss Rebecca Morriss Co-opted governor (Governing Body) 14 Sep 2020


13 Sep 2024


Vice Chair
Miss Lucy Mullens Staff Governor 10 October 2022 9 October 2026 Appointed by staff Health and Safety
Ms Lucy Pearce



Partnership Governor

(Governing body)


24 May 2022 23 May 2026 Safeguarding
Mrs Sarah Speller


Local Authority Governor

Local Councilor

25 November 2022 24 Nov 2026


Development & Training Governor


Mrs Nicola Salter-Vale



Parent governor




5 December 2022 4 December 2026
Mrs Lucy Upton Parent Governor (Parents) 5 December 2022 4 December 2026
Mrs Christine Walton Co-opted Governor (Governors) 24 April 2023 23 April 2027
Ms Stephanie Henderson Partnership Governor (Governors) 20 November 2023 19 November 2027
Mrs Jane Robertson Clerk
Mrs Charlotte Tighe Associate member 7 November 2023 6 November 2027