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Governors

Please click here to view the following Governing Body documents: The terms of reference for the Resource Committee  / The terms of Reference for the Standards Committee / The Governing Body Meeting Register

Brooke Reid
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Brooke Reid

SENCO and Leader of EYFS

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Brooke Reid

SENCO and Leader of EYFS

Brooke has 6 years’ experience working in early years and has also taught in key stage 1. As well as working at Thomas Arnold, she has also taught in Leigh-on-Sea and volunteered in Ipswich hospital’s school. She is passionate bout creating exciting learning opportunities which engages all pupils and allows them to reach their full potential whilst thoroughly enjoying their time at school. Brooke is extremely dedicate to her role as phase leader and class teacher and works hard to provide a safe, secure and happy learning environment.

Height: 170 cm
Favourite number: 7
Animal I most represent: Dolphin (trusting, loyal and value friendships)
Best loved children’s book: Tiddler by Julia Donaldson
Most frequently used word or phrase: Perfect or wonderful.
Funniest joke: Knock, Knock – Who’s there? – Doughnut! – Doughnut Who? – Doughnut ask, it’s a secret!

The character virtue I most appreciate in others: Kindness
Fantasy superpower: Mind reader

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Lee Watson

Chair of Governors

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Lee Watson

Chair of Governors

Lee was recruited to the governing body early 2017 and was voted in as Chair in September 2017.  Her working careers has been in public service ranging from working in Central Government to the last 14 years in Local Government.  Lee has been a governor for the past 19 years, originally as a parent governor and then as Chair.  She is passionate about the education of young people in the borough.  Her ethos is ‘Children are our future’, we owe them the best education to succeed’. Lee likes sports, especially watching football and boxing.   Her favourite team is West Ham United!!

 

Height:  174 cm

Favourite Number:  9

Animal I most Represent:  Lioness

Best Loved Children’s Book:  Harry Potter of course!

Most Frequently used works or phrases:  It is as it is.

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The Character virtue I most appreciate in others:  Honesty

Fantasy Superpower:   All of Super woman’s powers!

Holly Pottle
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Holly Pottle

Deputy Headteacher and Inclusion Lead

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Holly Pottle

Deputy Headteacher and Inclusion Lead

Holly has been working in schools since 2007. She worked in a small school in Daventry before coming to Thomas Arnold in 2008. In 2013 she had six months off of work to travel the world and see lots of amazing places. Holly loves to travel and spend time with her family, especially her three nieces and nephew. She is passionate about all children having a chance to shine in school.

Height: 180 cm
Favourite number: 18
Animal I most represent: Bumblebee (I like to be busy and I like to work as a team)
Best loved children’s book: Gobbolino the Witch’s Cat
Most frequently used word or phrase: Seriously!
Funniest joke: What did one snowman say to the other snowman? Can you smell carrots?
The character virtue I most appreciate in others: Integrity
Fantasy superpower: Mind reading and invisibility