Welcome to our Governors’ section.
Our Chair of Governors is Father Oliver Coss, he can be contacted through the school office. If you would like to access any minutes or meeting agendas these are stored on our GovernorHub.
We have a resources committee in addition to the full governing body meeting. The Chair of resources is Lynn Holt.
The Governing Body was formed in September 2018 following an Interim Executive Board. All members have been in post since September 2018.
Meet the Governors
Chair of Governors - Father Oliver Coss
I am Father Oliver Coss of All Saints Church in Northampton. I have been a Governor at Spring Lane Primary School for three years. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family.
Vice-Chair of Governors - Lynn Holt
As a 'retired' teacher with grown up children, I have enjoyed spending time at Spring Lane Primary School working with Year 2 and Year 6. I am now delighted to be able to support the staff and children as a governor too. In my spare time I enjoy Zumba and dancing.
Headteacher - Alex Owens
I have been a Headteacher for fourteen years. I am now in my fifth year at Spring Lane Primary School. I have worked in a number of schools in Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and now Northamptonshire. I am a Local Leader of Education and am also employed as an Improvement Partner. In my spare time I try to keep fit and spend time by the sea.
Community Governor - Rev Liz Adams
I am the Reverend at the local church, Castle Hill United Reformed Church. I work closely with many organisations in the local area, helping support families and individuals. In my spare time I like to watch Northampton Town Football club and spend time with my family.
Staff Governor - Laura Brown
Since joining the team at Spring Lane I have been Maths lead and am currently responsible for Years 2 and 3, as part of the senior leadership team. Outside of school I spend time running around after my three lively boys, and when I can find the time I also enjoy keeping active by going to the gym and playing netball.
Parent Governor - Ahmed Wais
I am a volunteer at the local mosque and work as a treasurer for the Islamic Centre in Northampton. I have a keen interest in technology. I currently have one child at Spring Lane Primary School.
Parent Governor - Maria Harding
I have two children, one at Spring Lane Primary School and one pre-school age. I have previously worked in Nursery settings and am interested in Early Years education.
Parent Governor - Carolann Cooke-Chambers
I am an operations manager for a local not-for-profit company. I am committed to my local community and see the education of our children as essential to the growth of our country. I have two children at Spring Lane Primary School.
Governors Meeting Dates
- Tuesday 17 September 2019 1.30pm
- Tuesday 5 November 2019 1.30pm
- Tuesday 14 January 2020 1.30pm
- Tuesday 24 March 2020 1.30pm
- Tuesday 28 April 2020 1.30pm
- Tuesday 7 July 2020 1.30pm