Anita Jefferies, Headteacher
Anita has worked in education as a teacher for 40 years. She has been Head Teacher for Archibald Primary School since 2007. Anita holds a National Professional Qualification for headship (NPQH) and is currently undertaking the National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL). She is a Local Leader of Education (LLE) and also works as an Associate for PiXL supporting other primary schools in the region to improve .
Fr Glyn Holland, Chair of Governors
Glyn is the Vicar of All Saint’s Church in Middlesbrough and has considerable involvement in community initiatives and major regeneration projects, including being Chair of the Middlesbrough Town Centre Company. Glyn is a very experienced school governor and has been Chair of Governors in two Middlesbrough Primary Schools, and is also a Trustee for Endeavour Academies.
Andrea is a retired headteacher and was co-opted to Archibald Primary School Governing Body in September 2013. Her experience as a teacher and leader of education enables her to support the school in a particular way. Andrea has first-hand knowledge of how a primary school is managed, the financing and staffing, the upholding of the highest standards for the children as well as the place of the school in the local community. Andrea’s experience of Governorship has included being a parent representative for many years at her children's school, a teacher representative and being the Headteacher Governor.
Tracey has a son currently in Archibald school, and joined the Board of Governors in January 2019 as a Parent Governor. Tracey has varied experience in both education (teaching at FE and University level) and using data in industry (finance, education and local authority). She is the governor responsible for assessment, maths and EAL (English Additional Language).
As a former Archibald pupil, Tracey experienced the importance of a good education in a deprived area and believes all children can achieve their dreams.
Alan Sandham, Vice Chair
Appointed: 17.3.16 Resigned - 8.6.21
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