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Meet the Governors

Meet our Governors at Warmsworth Primary School

Parent Governors: 

  •    Mrs Ruth Mutton                              Term of Office to: 12.11.25
  •    Mrs Hollie Oleisky                           Term of Office to:  11.12.26

LA Governor:

  •   Mr Jonathan Bucknall (Vice Chair)  Term of Office to: 31.08.26

Staff Governors:

  •   Miss Kira Nithsdale                          Term of Office to: 10.10.23   


Co-opted Governors:

  •   Mr Graham Blount                            Term of Office to: 14.12.26
  •   Mrs Karen Godfrey                           Term of Office to: 14.12.26
  •   Mrs Petra Haselier                            Term of Office to: 14.12.26
  •   Mrs Julie Johnson                              Term of Office to: 14.12.26
  •   Mrs Jane McDermott (Chair)            Term of Office to: 14.12.26
  •   Mrs Ann Marshall                              Term of Office to: 12.11.26
  •   Mr  Anthony  Wormley                      Term of Office to: 14.12.26
  •   Mrs Orla Watt                                   Term of Office to:  23.11.25

 Headteacher (Ex-Officio):

  •  Mrs Rachel Train 


Chair of Governors – Mrs Jane McDermott

Vice-Chair of Governors – Mr Jonathan Bucknall


Committee Structure and Membership


Learning and Teaching Committee

Headteacher,  J McDermott,  J Bucknall, K Godfrey,  P Haselier, J Johnson, A Marshall, K Nithsdale, R. Mutton

(chair appointed at each meeting)


Human Resources Committee

Headteacher,  J McDermott,  G Blount, J Bucknall, K Godfrey, J Johnson , A Marshall,  K Nithsdale, R. Mutton, O. Watt

(chair appointed at each meeting)


Finance and Facilities Committee

Headteacher,  J McDermott,  G Blount (Chair), J Bucknall,  K Nithsdale,  A Wormley (Vice Chair)


Staff Disciplinary Committee

Chair and two other Governors nominated by the Chair


Staff Disciplinary Appeal Committee

Vice Chair and two other Governors nominated by the Vice-Chair


Headteacher’s Performance Management Review:

J McDermott, K Godfrey,  A Wormley, A. Marshall (chair appointed at each meeting)

External Advisor:

R Rowett


Governors with Specific Responsibilities

Safeguarding - Mrs Petra Haselier

Inclusion - Mr Jonathan Bucknall

Health and Safety - Mr Graham Blount

Writing - Mrs Ann Marshall

Maths - Mrs Petra Haselier

Early Years Foundation Stage -  Mrs Ann Marshall

Premiums - Mr Anthony Wormley 

SATS Monitoring  - Mrs Ruth Mutton 

Attendance - Mrs Petra Haselier

LAC - Mrs Karen Godfrey 


Register of interest 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023 (Updated annually)

From 1 September 2015, Governing Bodies of maintained schools have a duty to publish their register of interests.  The register will include the following details:

  1. Any employment or business conducted by the governor and/or close relative in addition to their current role within school
  2. Any involvement in companies by the governor and/or close relative
  3. Involvement in contracts with the Council by the governor and/or close relative
  4. Governor of other educational establishments
  5. Close relative to/relation with a senior officer or elected members at the Council Governor or member of school staff
  6. Beneficial interest in land or property
  7. Intent to bid for land or property owned by the Council 
  8. Member of a secret society as defined by Local Government Management Board
  9. Any gift or hospitality offered or received in the past year that was valued under £20
  10. Any gift or hospitality offered or received in the pat year that was valued over £20
Name of Governor


Any Interests Declared 




3 5 6 7 8




Blount Graham


No None None None None None None None None None None


Bucknall Jonathan


Yes Declaration None None None None None None None None None


Godfrey Karen


No None None None None None None None None None None


Haselier Petra


Yes Declaration Declaration  None None None None None None None None


Johnson Julie


















McDermott Jane


No None None None None None None None None None None


Marshall Ann


No None None None None None None None None None None

Mutton Ruth 

No None None None None None None None None None None


Nithsdale Kira























Oleisky Holly
























Watt Orla



Wormley Anthony


No None None None None None None None None None None



Governor & Volunteer Privacy Notice:

This Privacy Notice has been written to inform volunteers and governors of Warmsworth Primary School about what we do with your personal information.


Who are we?

Warmsworth Primary School is a ‘Data Controller’ as defined by Article 4 (7) of GDPR. This means that we determine the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your personal data is processed. We have a responsibility to you and your personal data and will only collect and use this in ways which are compliant with data protection legislation.

The school has appointed Veritau Ltd to be its Data Protection Officer (DPO). The role of the DPO is to ensure that the school is compliant with GDPR and to oversee data protection procedures. Veritau’s contact details are:


What information do we collect and why do we require it?

As part of your volunteer role Warmsworth Primary School may need to assess your suitability for the role. This means that we need to collect information about you in order to facilitate this.

  The personal data we collect about you includes:

  • Personal identifiers (your name, address, contact details)
  • Personal information relating to your particular role (i.e. if you are a volunteer/parent governor etc)
  • Information relating to the history of your appointment
  • Register of business interests


Who do we obtain your information from?

Much of the information we process will be obtained directly from your application form. However, we may need to collect data about you from, but not necessarily limited to, the following organisations:

  • The Disclosure and Barring Service
  • The Local Authority


 Who do we share your personal data with?

Your information will only be made available to those who need it to do their job in relation to your role as a volunteer. This includes the relevant administrative staff.

 We will share your information with the following organisations:

  • Disclosure and barring service to conduct criminal record checks, if applicable
  • Department for Education
  • Local Authority


 How long do we keep your personal data for?

The school will keep your data in line with our Information Policy. Most of the information we process about you will be determined by statutory obligations. Any personal information which we are not required by law to retain will only be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil our organisational needs.


 Do you transfer my data outside of the UK?

Generally the information that the school holds is all held within the UK. However, some information may be held on computer servers which are held outside of the UK. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure your data is not processed in a country that is not seen as ‘safe’ by the UK government. If we do need to send your data out of the European Economic Area it will ensure it has extra protection from loss or unauthorised access.


What is our lawful basis for processing your personal data?

The School processes your personal data and special category data based on its legal responsibilities to:

  • Safeguard pupils it has responsibility for,
  • Maintain adequate health and safety standards,
  • Monitor equality and diversity at our school.The School relies on Article 6(1)(c) and Article 9(2)(b) of the GDPR to process your personal and special category data. Under GDPR, individuals have the following rights in relation to the processing of their personal data: 


What rights do you have over your data?

  • to be informed about how we process your personal data. This notice fulfils this obligation
  • to request access to your personal data that we hold, and be provided with a copy of it
  • to request that your personal data is amended if inaccurate or incomplete
  • to request that your personal data is erased where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing
  • to request that the processing of your personal data is restricted
  • to object to your personal data being processed    


If you have any concerns about the way we have handled your personal data or would like any further information, then please contact our DPO:


Schools Data Protection Officer

Veritau Ltd

County Hall

Racecourse Lane


DL7 8AL 

01609 532526 


Please ensure you include the name of the school in all correspondence with the DPO. 

If we cannot resolve your concerns you may also complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (the Data Protection Regulator) about the way in which the school has handled your personal data. You can do so by contacting: 

First Contact Team

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow Cheshire


03031 231113 


Warmsworth Primary School
An outstanding,
inclusive mainstream school setting
for 3-11 year olds.
Mill Lane,
South Yorkshire
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