Our Governors

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At Sutton Manor Community Primary School, we govern without committees. Our full board meets six times a year as a minimum. There are committees in the terms of reference for pay, complaints and disciplinary actions that meet as and when required.


Link Governor Roles

Role and Responsibility 


Safeguarding and SEND Mrs. L. Adamson
Early Years Foundation Stage Mr. J. Housley
English Mrs. G. Craig
Mathematics Mrs. R. Hazlehurst
Curriculum Mrs. R. Hazlehurst
Personal Development and Behaviour and Attitudes Mr. E. Benbow
Pupil Attendance Mr. P. Blakemore
Pupil Premium, Recovery and Sports Funding Mr. E. Benbow



Start Term

End Term

Mrs M Gladman

Staff (Headteacher)



Mr I Bonney




Mrs L Adamson


 23/11/ 2020   22 /11/ 2024

Mr J Housley

Co-opted Governor

29/3/ 2021

 28 /3/ 2025

Mr Paul Blakemore Co-opted Governor 26/9/2022




Mr E Benbow 




Mrs Gemma Craig


30/09/2019 29/09/2023
Mrs Rosaline Hazelhurst Parent  21/3/22



Mrs Ivka Dyulgerov



7 /12/ 2020   6 /12/ 2024
Ms J. Szmat Parent 1/10/22




Ernie has been a Governor at the school since June 2010 subsequently being unanimously elected as Chairman in September 2016 and again in 2020.


He had a long career as an NHS HR Director, was co-founder and originating Trustee of the State of Mind Sport Charity in addition he was co-founder and CEO of League 13 (Super League Players’ Association). He was a member of the Executive Board of the Professional Players’ Federation. He is an Accredited UKAD Anti-Doping Advisor. As a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) he has been formally recognised by his professional body for providing exceptional services to human resource and people development. Over the last decade he has devoted all his time to sustained voluntary service, to effect significant benefit to others using his knowledge, skills and expertise as a school governor and Chair, to improve the life chances of children in our school.

Clerking services are provided by St Helens Council's governor services.
Declaration of interest 

Governor Business Interest Financial Roles in Other Educational Institutes Material interests
Mr. Ernest Benbow Nil Nil  Chair of Eaves Primary, St Helens Nil
Mrs. Lynsey Adamson Nil Nil Nil Nil
Mrs. Monica Gladman Nil Nil Nil Nil
Mr. Ian Bonney Nil Nil Nil Nil
Mrs. Ivka Dyulgerov Nil Nil Nil Nil
Mr. Paul Blakemore Nil Nil Staff member at The Sutton Academy Nil
Mrs. Gemma Craig Nil Nil Teacher at St Nicholas' Primary, Liverpool Nil
Mrs. Rosaline Hazlehurst Nil Nil Teacher at St. Cuthberts Secondary School Nil
Mr. Jim Housley Nil Nil Nil Nil

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