Stubbin Wood School

Creating opportunities for everyone to achieve success

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Welcome to Stubbin Wood School and Nursery.


Message from the Headteacher
I feel very privileged to be the Headteacher of Stubbin Wood School & Nursery, a school where you can be confident your child will be safe, happy, and have their individual needs met through our specialist teaching and interventions.
Our values are reflected in our mission statement: 'Creating opportunities for everyone to achieve success' .
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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


Contacting the Governors:


If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors, Andy Brickles, please write a letter and place it in an envelope marked 'Chair of Governors' - Private and Confidential'


The school will ensure that the envelope is passed on promptly.

Meet our Governors




End of term of office

Business interests

Attendance record at meetings

Mrs Sarah Baker

Headteacher Governor

September 2021

Governor at Shirebrook Academy & Rufford Primary School


Mr Andy Brickles

Co-opted Governor - Chair

February 2019

Governor at Shirebrook Academy & Brookfield Primary School


Mrs Carolyn Briggs

Staff Governor

May 2021



Mrs Clare Storer

Parent Governor

November 2019




Parent Governor




  Vacancy  Parent Governor      

Mrs Julie Buckingham

Co-opted Governor - Staff

February 2019



Mrs Madie Mitchell

Co-opted Governor

February 2019



Mrs Sandra Peake

Co-opted Governor

February 2019

Governor at Shirebrook Academy


Mr Frank Lord

Co-opted Governor

May 2021



Mr Paul Plastow

Associate Governor - Site

September 2021

Governor at Shirebrook Academy


Mrs Christine Dale

Associate Governor - LA

May 2021

Governor at Shirebrook Academy


Mr Mark Cottingham

Associate Governor –      Co-location

September 2021

Governor at Shirebrook Academy


Mrs Joy Williams

Associate Governor - Finance

November 2021



Mrs Marian Stockdale

Associate Governor

September 2021

Governor at Shirebrook Academy


(Quorate = 7 governors including Headteacher)



Strategic & Finance Sub Committee                                                  Personnel & Pupils Sub Committee


Quorate = 3 Governors (inc Headteacher)                                          Quorate = 3 Governors (inc Headteacher)


Andy Brickles (Chair)                                                                                Andy Brickles (Chair)

Sandra Peake (Vice Chair)                                                                       Sandra Peakle (Vice Chair)

Sarah Baker                                                                                               Sarah Baker

Julie Buckingham                                                                                     Madie Mitchell

Vacancy                                                                                                     Carolyn Briggs

Paul Plastow (A)                                                                                       Marion Stockdale

Joy Williams (A)                                                                                        Vacancy

Mr Frank Lord                                                                                           Vacancy

Clare Storer                                                                                    Christine Dale



Appeals Committee                                                                           Headteacher Performance Management


Quorate = 3 Governors                                                                       Quorate = 2 Governors


 Sandra Peake                                                                                       Andy Brickles (Chair)

 Clare Storer                                                                                          Sandra Peake

 Madie Mitchell                                                                                    Madie Mitchell










Responsibilities of Governors:


Nursery                                                     Carolyn Briggs


Middle                                                       Clare Storer

14 - 19                                                       Madie Mitchell

LAC                                                            Christine Dale

Safeguarding                                            Sandra Peake

Governor Training                                   Andy Brickles

Gifted & Talented/Pupil Premium         Clare Storer/Louise Hunt


Governors meetings 2017/2018