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Nicole Wicks – Chair of Governors

Nicole has over 18 years’ experience in governance, having been a governor in both Primary and Secondary schools, including 9 years as Chair of Governors. She has written and delivered bespoke governor training courses nationwide and has been an accredited Governor Mark assessor. Nicole runs her own consultancy and advisory firm providing project management, performance improvement and governance advisory services within the education and healthcare sectors.

Paula Whitfield

Eva Goodwin

Eva has been a governor in Dunchurch for 5 years and is currently Chair of Governors at Dunchurch Infant School and Nursery. She has 2 children at Dunchurch Junior School and is a science teacher at a local secondary school. 

Amanda Gardiner

Amanda believes passionately in ensuring a place in a good/outstanding school for every child.  She has over 6 years’ experience as a governor in a Junior School, of which 4 of those were as Chair of Governors. Having worked in Training and Development roles for a number of years, Amanda now works for Governor Services as a School Governor Liaison Officer providing advice, guidance and support to governors, clerks and head teachers throughout Warwickshire.

Mrs Lindsey Wright - Foundation Governor

Lindsey has over thirty years experience in education, having worked in a number of schools, latterly as Associate Principal of an all age (2 to 16) Church of England school. She worked as a Schools and Communities Officer for two years in South Warwickshire supporting both Headteachers and Governing Bodies. She has significant experience of Governance, including being a Chair of Governors in a primary school.

Mr Ian Dewes - Interim Executive Headteacher

Ian has been a governor in five schools as well as a trustee of a multi-academy trust.  He has taught in Warwickshire and London since qualifying as a teacher in 2003 and has been a headteacher since 2012.  He is researching governance part-time for a professional doctorate.

Mrs Jane Harris - Clerk to Governors


Previous Governors


Dr Ilias Basioudis

Mrs Alison Tildesley

Dr Salvio Chacko

Mrs Diane Hammond

Mrs Valerie Harper

Mrs Celia Jones

Dr Sarah Major

Mr Jonathan Marlow

Rev. Patricia Townshend

Mrs Yvette Grogan

Mrs Lorna Garthwaite

Mrs Wendie Aspinwall

Mr Barry Smith

Mr Andy Taylor

Mr John Bennett



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


Minutes of Governors meetings are available on request.