Governors

Governors

If you would like to contact The Governing Body at Ivel Valley School you can:

Email us at: clerk@ivelvalley.beds.sch.uk

Telephone Alison Cobb, Clerk to the Governors, at: 01767 601010

Write to us at:

Clerk to the Governors
The Governing Body of Ivel Valley School
Ivel Valley School
Hitchmead Road
Biggleswade
Bedfordshire
SG18 0NL

Meet Our Governors

Gill Needham - Co-Opted Governor

Chair of Governors

Committees: General Management, Teaching & Learning, Estates

IVS governor since: September 2018

Sue Barnett - Co-Opted Governor

Committees: General Management

IVS governor since: 2017; Latest appointment: 23rd March 2017

Sue has spent 40 years in banking, predominantly in London. She is a keen gardener, golfer and dog owner and lives in Hitchin.

Manjit Chodha - Co-Opted Governor

Committees: Teaching & Learning

IVS governor since: 2017; Latest appointment: 23rd March 2017

Manjit is a chartered internal auditor and certified fraud examiner covering risk management. He resides in Old Warden and enjoys fine art portraiture, photography and field hockey.

Joe Creswick

Principal

Committees: General Management, Teaching & Learning, Estates

IVS governor since: 2017; Ex officio appointment

Joe is the principal of Ivel Valley School. He enjoys outdoor pursuits and is an enthusiastic, if slightly unskilled, dinghy sailor.

Paul Gill - Parent Goveror

Committees: Teaching & Learning

IVS governor since: 2016; Latest election: 2nd November 2016

Paul lives in Potton and works for a manufacturing company based in Cambridgeshire as an IT and business systems development manager. Paul’s step-son attends Ivel Valley School, based on the primary site.

Andy Hawkins - Staff Governor

IVS governor since: January 2018

Matthew Street - Parent Goveror

Committees: Estates

IVS Governor since 12th July 2017

Matt lives in Sandy with his eldest son attending the primary site. He works for a civil engineering company as a training manager with senior Health & Safety responsibilities. He enjoys outdoor pursuits and is an active member of the community serving Sandy as a member of the Community First Responder group.

Richard Sherry - Co-Opted Governor

IVS governor since: September 2018

Eric Stuart - Co-Opted Governor

Vice-Chair of Governors

Committees: General Management

IVS governor since: 2013; Latest appointment: 2nd December 2017

Eric moved to Biggleswade in 2007. He is a retired Metropolitan Police officer, where he served for 33 years. He now owns and runs his own crowd safety management company specialising in public safety at large scale festivals, events and concerts.

Vacant - Co-opted Governor

Vacant - Local Authority Governor

Vacant - Parent Governor

Alison Cobb

Clerk to the Governors

Clerk since: 2017