I attend the Church of the Ascension, Mappleborough Green and four years ago I was invited to become a Foundation Governor at our local Church of England school.
Nearing retirement as a Building Control Surveyor with Stratford District Council, the timing was perfect for me to dedicate some time to helping out where I could.
I became a Governor to support and strengthen the link between school and the local church. I wanted to be around on a regular basis in order to encourage the great work of all the school staff. I enjoy coming in weekly to listen to children reading, being part of the Resources Team, and attending meetings when necessary.
Being a Foundation Governor is a wonderful experience. I feel it is a privilege to be able to contribute in order that the school achieves its objectives.
I’m Tim; Dad to Louisa at Alcester Academy and to Esther in Class 4.
I have been married to Helen for twelve years and work locally in Redditch as a Chartered Engineer. In my day to day role, I am able to appreciate the value of a core education in the modern workplace and as such the benefit of a solid primary education to our youngsters. As a Governor, I endeavour to work closely with parents, teaching staff and other governors to ensure the children have the building blocks to make the very best of their future lives. I am a firm believer that children’s development is best served through a team effort between schools, parents and the children themselves and as a Parent Governor; strive to support that process within Mappleborough Green C of E Primary School.
My name is Mrs Maureen Berry, I am the current Chair of governors and I have lived in Mappleborough Green for the past 40+ years.
My children were past pupils of the school and now my grandchildren are, at present, attending the school. I am also a local parish councillor.
I have recently begun my second term as a parent governor at Mappleborough Primary.
My son Callum is currently in year six and my daughter Skye has just left the school after 7 successful years. I work as a Year 6 teacher and so have a very good understanding of the requirements of the curriculum and assessments/standards that the school is striving for. This helps me greatly acting as a critical friend to the school striving to continually raise standards. As a mum, I also understand the challenges of school from the point of view and children and the parents supporting them!