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  • Sandhurst
  • GU47 0QF
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Governing Body

Welcome to the Governors' pages of College Town Primary School.

The purpose of the Governing Body is to maintain and improve the quality of the education and standards of achievement in the school. Please see the details below for full details of our governors, their roles within committees and biographies.

 

        Rita Carvosso MEd

 

Name: Rita Carvosso

Category of Governor: Authority Governor, Chair of Governors

Term of office: Governor since April 2012

 

Rita was appointed as a Bracknell Forest Local Authority governor in 2012. The Governing Body elected her as Chair of Governors in 2014. Rita’s whole career has been in education until she retired as Assistant Director of Education with Service Children's Education (SCE). In this role, she was a member of the Executive Board with specific responsibility for the quality of teaching and learning, which included aspects of leadership and management in SCE schools world-wide. Prior to this, Rita was a head teacher in schools in Nottinghamshire and Germany where she had the opportunity to work with the staff team to move them from underperforming to outstanding schools. Rita has also worked as consultant head teacher and link inspector advisor.

Even though Rita is retired, she retains her passion for education and making a difference for all children with a special interest in the needs of the Service child. She believes she she is able to bring her skills and knowledge to strategically support College Town Primary School in their pursuit of excellence.

Rita can be contacted on: rita.carvosso@gmail.com

 

 

             Tony Whiddett

 

 

Name: Tony Whiddett

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor, Chair of Staff, Finance and Sites Committee.

Term of office: Governor since May 2011

 

Tony was a Parent/Co-opted governor at CTINS from 2011. Having previously held the position of Chair of the Governing Body, Tony is currently the Chair of the Staff, Finance & Sites Committee at the now amalgamated College Town Primary School.  Tony is a qualified Accountant with over 15 years of experience in commercial finance in large blue chip organisations. He has 2 children, both of whom are current or former pupils at the school and he is delighted to have been able to bring some of his finance experience to help develop the school in the past few years. Tony can often be found behind the BBQ's at the school summer fete.

 

 

Name: Toni Barton
Category of Governor: Parent Governor
Term of office: Governor since April 2012

 

Toni has been a governor at College Town Infant School for 4 years and is now part of the new primary governing body. Her work as a supply teacher in Bracknell Forest area and, more recently, a permanent placement in a local primary school, allows her to use her skills to benefit the governing body. She has three children, all have attended the schools, with the two youngest also being part of the newly formed primary school. She has attended a number of governor training courses and find them to be interesting and extremely beneficial. She is a member of the Curriculum and Pupil Well-Being Committee. 

 

 

Name: Trudi Sammons MA
Category of Governor: Headteacher
Term of office: Governor since September 2008

 

Trudi Sammons was appointed as the Headteacher of College Town Infant and Nursery School in 2009. She has always attended all of the committee meetings and has voting rights. Since September 2018 she fulfills the same role within the amalgamated primary school.

 

 

Name: Cheryl Bentley

Category of Governor: Parent Governor

 

My husband Karl and I moved to crowthorne in 2004 and bought our first home in Owlsmoor in 2005. We have spent the past 13 years living happily here and raising our family. We love the local area.

I am a mother of 3 children, 1 of which attends College Town primary School. Having previously worked as a Teaching Assistant and in day nurseries, I am now an Ofsted registered childminder. I work with lots of families within the local community. this is my first parent Governor role and I am enjoying it.

 

 

Name: Angela Harris

Category of Governor : Co-Opted

Term of Office:Governor Since July 2020

 

Angela has been a governor since July 2020. Before having children she worked as a senior project accountant in the oil and gas industry, specialising in cost control and contract compliance. She is a mother of three children, all of whom currently attend College Town Primary School. Angela was the previous treasurer of College Town Schools PTA and still supports them in their fund raising efforts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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