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A foundation for success since 1932

Our Governors

Ribblesdale is fortunate to have a committed and enthusiastic board of governors with a diverse range of skills and extensive experience. They work diligently to ensure effective school management, with the primary goal of providing outstanding education for our students.

The governors play a crucial role in shaping the school's development strategy, offering guidance and support to the school's leadership, reviewing policies, ensuring compliance with regulations, and actively engaging with school activities.

Ribblesdale School Governors

Chair of Governors
  • Mr David Mellor (Acting)

Vice Chair of Governors
  • Mrs Carrie Nestor
Governors' Biographies

Local Authority Governor

Mr David Mellor

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Parent Governors

Mrs Pippa Lishman

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Co-opted Governors 

Mrs Helen Willis

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Mrs Bernadette Matterson

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Mr James Johnstone

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Mrs Carrie Nestor

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Mr James Watson

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Mrs Jen Briggs

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Mrs Liz Campbell

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Staff Governor

Ms Sharon Jennison

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Headteacher (ex-officio)

Mrs Anne-Marie Horrocks

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Observer Governors

Susan Cowking

Paul Edge

Zaneta Dewhurst