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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governing Body.  Below is a brief profile of our governors.


Mrs. J Rosebury - Chair of Governors


I am a Community Governor, and I am serving a second term as Chair of Governors at Fulwood and Cadley.  I first became a governor when my sons attended Fulwood and Cadley (the eldest of whom is now a primary school teacher himself) and I have always been impressed by the school's commitment to all aspects of childrens' education.  I gained my degree in English and American Literature from the University of Warwick where I also achieved a masters degree, before my MPhil from the University of Sunderland.  I have recently retired having been involved in education all of my working life.  For the last thirty years I was a university lecturer in English Literature at the University of Central Lancashire as well as being involved in Quality Assurance and, at various times, managing different teams and departments.  I bring this professional experience to my role as a School Governor, as well as my commitment to ensure all children are provided with the best educational experience.


Mrs. E Hodgkinson - Vice Chair of Governors




I am a Parent Governor and have two daughters at school.  I regularly help out at the school and enjoy seeing how happy and committed the pupils are and the dedication from the staff.   


I currently run my own building and maintenance business with my husband but have previously worked as a lecturer in environmental law and conservation and as a waste management assessor and internal verifier.  I have a keen interest in sustainability and the importance of environmental education for young children and I look forward to working with the Governing Body. 


Mrs. R Ali



I am currently a Community Governor who started my role a number of years ago on the governing body at Fulwood and Cadley as a Parent Governor.  I am currently on the Resources Committee with a specialism in Health and Safety.  At Fulwood and Cadley we have a strong and committed governing body with a wide skill set who assist the senior leadership team.  Professionally I work as an Office Manager with responsibility for Estates and Finance.  I have two teenage children and feel passionate about the role school plays in improving pupil’s experience of education,   I currently have nieces at the school.  I am also involved with various community activities.  


Mr. I Mackie



I am a Parent Governor to the school and I am looking forward to working together with the governing body to ensure that the Fulwood and Cadley gives the best possible opportunities to the children it supports. I have one child in school with a pre schooler at home. In my working life I am a Youth Worker at Ingol and Tanterton Community Trust, a charity operating in Ingol and I am passionate about supporting vulnerable children and young people. I am a keen runner and particularly like to participate in fell and trail races across the County and enjoy to keep fit as often as I can.  I look forward to working with the governing body over the coming months and years and will be a member of the Resources Committee, bringing my skills in bid-writing and fundraising to the team.  I feel that I will be an effective member of the governing body for years to come. 


Dr. H Preston



I completed a Medical Sciences degree at the University of Leeds 1994-1997, before qualifying from University of Manchester Medical School in 2002.  I am currently the Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Blackpool Teaching Hospital. My major interests are education and training, having just completed a PGCE in medical education and in my current role I am medical lead for Transforming End of Life Care in Acute Hospitals’ project and Clinical lead for End of Life. Having been a communication skills facilitator for many years, I am currently running a programme of education sessions with Consultants and senior doctors in the acute trust to enable them to have effective discussions with patients and their relatives regarding DNACPR decisions. 


Aside from my career skills which I bring to the governing body I have a vested interest as I also have two children at school and one who has moved to secondary school.


Mr. L Waring



I am Community Governor at Fulwood and Cadley and the link governor for pupil premium, sports premium and outcomes.  Professionally I currently work as Vice Principal at Fulwood Academy with responsibility for teaching & learning, curriculum and outcomes.  I gained my History Degree at Lancaster University and also have a Masters Degree in Education from the same institution.  I am passionate about improving the quality of education for young people and doing whatever it takes to improve their life chances.  I am very much looking forward to working with the school leadership team and the other governors to help further raise the standards of education at Fulwood and Cadley.


Miss F Foss



I am a newly appointed Teacher Governor. I have worked at Fulwood and Cadley for over five years and have taught in both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.  I lead Science and Global learning across school, and have previously managed Geography. 


I have a keen interest in the importance of outdoor learning for young children and how this can have a positive affect on their mental health.  I have demonstrated strengths in working with children with complex needs. 


I look forward to working with the Governing Body.


Mrs. J Margerison



I have been associated with school for the past 24 years, firstly as a parent, then as a parent helper and in 2000 I became a member of staff.  I am currently a HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant) covering classes for teachers PPA sessions, illness and courses. I am subject leader for DT (Design & Technology).  I currently run Friends of Fulwood and Cadley, with the help of my colleagues and parents, which I have been involved in for over 20 years.


I look forward to working with the Governing Body and being involved in a side of the school that I have not had experience of.


Mrs. R Robinson




I am a Parent Governor and have two daughters at school. I currently work as a Supervising Social Worker and completed my MA at UCLan in 2012. I work in partnership with other professionals to promote positive change, providing emotional and practical support to foster carers and the children and young people in our care. Prior to this, I worked in a learning and guidance environment as a Development Officer, planning and implementing various programmes for young people excluded from mainstream education and as a Prince's Trust team leader.


In 2002 I gained a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts (Dance) at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. During my studies I worked, alongside my identical twin sister, as a professional Wingwalker with the AeroSuperBatics Formation Display Team.


I am passionate about the arts and have previously taught dance and performance to children and young people of varying ages and abilities. I have been involved in various youth projects, in which each participant is able to contribute and express their individuality and feel pride in displaying their achievements. I consider dance and drama to be a great way of helping people to develop confidence and interpersonal skills. I have been a member of Preston Musical Comedy Society for a number of years, choreographing and taking part in their performances. I am committed to enabling successful and stable futures for children and young people and hope to make a valuable contribution to the governing team, the children and families it serves and the wider community.


Revd. M Bradford




I am one of the Community Governors for Fulwood and Cadley, and a member of the Teaching and Learning Committee. I am the vicar at St Cuthbert's church on Lytham Road. I really value the connection between the church and the school, and love the 'family feel' of both places. It's always great to welcome the children and staff down to the Church Centre for lessons and celebrations, such as at Christmas. It's also really good to work together for the benefit of our local community, such as through the weekly distribution of food parcels for school families. I'm married, with three children and a cocker spaniel called Alfie. I love to run, walk in the Lake District, and to be by the sea whenever I can.


Miss Chantelle Harrison


Hello, I am a Governor at Fulwood and Cadley Primary School and have been here since November 2020.  Having spent my working life within the private and public sectors within a commercial capacity, I bring the skills I use in my professional life to assist in the Governance of the school.  I aim to bring external experience and business best practice into the school to help drive continuous improvement, as well as take back new skills and perspectives to my workplace.