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Dr Ilias Basioudis - Chair of Governors
Ilias is senior lecturer of Financial Accounting & Auditing in the Accounting Group at Aston Business School, Aston University and the Chairman of the Auditing Special Interest Group of the British Accounting & Finance Association. He has been a foundation governor since January 2016 and his eldest son is currently attending the school. He was elected as Chair of Governors in July 2017. 

Mrs Lindsey Wright - Foundation Governor (Vice Chair)
Lindsey joined the governing body in June 2017 and is an experienced Chair of Governors. She is Chair of the Resources committee.

Mr Andy Taylor - Head Teacher Governor (Admissions)
Andy joined the governing body in July 2017 as Head Teacher Governor.

Mrs Alison Tildesley - Teacher Governor
Alison was elected Staff Governor in October 2016.

Mrs Wendie Aspinwall - Foundation Governor (Admissions, Attendance, Training)
Wendie joined the governing body initially as Staff Governor in October 2009, and became a Foundation Governor in July 2013. Her daughter attended Dunchuch Junior School.

Dr Salvio Chacko - Foundation Governor (Safeguarding, Health and Safety)
Salvio joined the board of governors after being formally appointed in October 2015. He has two children that attend Dunchurch Junior School. 

Mrs Diane Hammond - Foundation Governor (SEND)
Diane is in her second term as a Foundation Governor, having been first appointed in May 2009. Diane’s daughters have all attended Dunchurch Junior School. Diane has been Chair of the Performance & Standards committee since October 2011.

Rev. Patricia Townshend - Ex-Officio Foundation Governor

Mrs Yvette Grogan - Local Authority Governor
Yvette was elected Parent Governor in March 2012. Her daughter has recently moved on to secondary school.

Dr Sarah Major - Parent Governor 
Sarah joined the governing body in July 2013. She has one child at Dunchurch Junior School.


Mrs Jane Chan - Clerk to Governors

Previous Governors

Mr John Bennett  (Chair of Governors)

Mr Andy Wardle (Headteacher Governor). Mr Wardle was Head Teacher Governor between 2004 and 2017.

Mrs Lorna Garthwaite (Parent Governor). Lorna was elected as Parent Governor in July 2015. Her eldest child is at secondary school, having attended Dunchurch Junior School.  She has another child in who attends Dunchurch Junior School and a child in Year 1 who attends Dunchurch Infant School.

Mr Barry Smith (Vice Chair)


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Click here to read the school's Instrument of Government.


Minutes of Governors meetings are available on request.