St Osyth Road East, Clacton-on-sea , Essex, CO16 9PH

01255 860210

Engaines Primary School and Nursery

Achieving great things together

School Governors

Group photo coming soon


The Governing Body at Engaines plays the role of critical friend as well as contributing to the strategic direction of the school working with the staff.  As a Team we support decision making on:

  • Vision, Values and Standards
  • Finance
  • Curriculum
  • Health & Safety
  • Premises
  • Welfare and discipline
  • Staffing
  • Admissions
  • Special Needs and Pupil Premium

The Governing Body comprises staff of the school, parents and the wider community that our school serves.  To contact the Governors, please email: and mark it for our attention. 

The Clerk to the Governors is Sophie Hickson.


Meet the Governors: (Click here for further details)

Jackie Irwin - Head Teacher
Colin Steele - Chair and Parent Governor
Hazel Funnell - Vice Chair and Partnership Governor
Sally Cornish - Local Authority Governor
Laura Parker - Co-opted Governor
Melanie White - Co-opted Governor
Darren Hawkins - Parent Governor
Sarah Aldorino - Parent Governor
Sarah Crabtree - Staff Governor


Committee Meetings 2016/17

Pupil & Curriculum Related


Full Governing Body

3rd November 2016

9th February 2017

24th May 2017

13th October 2016

12th November 2017

17th May 2017

28th February 2017

4th July 2017





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