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Roy Wood - Chair Governor

Particular Interests

Safegaurding & P.E.

Why I want to be a Governor 

I am keen to be a Governor having being a teacher and I am interested in the comunity as I live  locally.

Personal Information

Having retired from a career in education I felt I had something to contribute to a governing body. I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to serve on Hillside, my local Primary, and to support it's development.

Other Governing Bodies

I am also a Governor for Ganneys Meadow.

Business or Pecuniary Interests

None

Personnel Connections

None

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Janet Divine 
Vice Chair

Appointed

I was appointed Governor by Hillside Primary School which began in June 2013. 

 Committees

I am on the finance committee, Chair of the TLC committee and very involved in Early Years.

Particular Interests

Foundation Stage

Why I want to be a Governor

I am particularly interested in Hillside Primary School because it has been the opportunity to continue my life long involvement in education. Hillside was my neighbourhood school when I lived locally!

Personal Information

I am an early education enthusiast and really enjoy researching, observing and being part of good practice. At home I enjoy baking although I am a weight watchers representative and keen to promote a healthy lifestyle. I also enjoy arts and crafts, walking my dog and all kinds of music. 

Other Governing Bodies

I am also a Governor at Church Drive Primary School.

Business or Pecuniary Interests

None

Personnel Connections

None

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Ruth Shaw
Community Governor

Appointed

I was appointed a co-opted Governor by Hillside Primary in March 2015.

Committees

I am on the finance committee and the TLC committee. I also have a particular interest in Pupil Premium children, SEND and am the English link Governor. 

Particular Interests

SEND & Pupil Premium

Why I want to be a Governor

I am fully committed to supporting the staff and parents of Hillside Primary School in providing enjoyable and challenging learning experiences, believing that every child should be encouraged to achieve their full potential.

Personal Information

I originally trained and practiced as a registered nurse and midwife. I have lived on the Wirral for 37 years and bring experience of working within Health and Probation as a member of their Trust Boards and the Criminal Justice system as a Justice of the Peace (retired). I've also worked in the Citizens' Advice services in Wirral for 25 years. 

Other Governing Bodies

I am also a Governor at Raeburn Primary School.

Business or Pecuniary Interests

None

Personnel Connections

None

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Ruth Shaw
Community Governor

Appointed

I was appointed a co-opted Governor by Hillside Primary in March 2015.

Committees

I am on the finance committee and the TLC committee. I also have a particular interest in Pupil Premium children, SEND and am the English link Governor. 

Particular Interests

SEND & Pupil Premium

Why I want to be a Governor

I am fully committed to supporting the staff and parents of Hillside Primary School in providing enjoyable and challenging learning experiences, believing that every child should be encouraged to achieve their full potential.

Personal Information

I originally trained and practiced as a registered nurse and midwife. I have lived on the Wirral for 37 years and bring experience of working within Health and Probation as a member of their Trust Boards and the Criminal Justice system as a Justice of the Peace (retired). I've also worked in the Citizens' Advice services in Wirral for 25 years. 

Other Governing Bodies

I am also a Governor at Raeburn Primary School.

Business or Pecuniary Interests

None

Personnel Connections

None

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Nicola Davin - Parent Governor

Appointed

I was appointed as Governor by the parents of Hillside Primary School in 2010.

Committees

I am the parental involvement Governor and am also linked with Key Stage 1.

Particular Interests

None

Why I want to be a Governor

I am interested in the way that the school is run and how staff, children and parents interact within the school environment.

Personal Interests

My main interest is my family. I love being a mum!

Other Governing Bodies

I'm not on any other governing bodies.

Business or Pecuniary Interests

None

 Personnel Connections

None

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Social Media Governor

Appointed

I was appointed Parent Governor by Hillsie Primary School in 2011 and re-elected in March 2015.

Committees

I am on the TLC committee

Particular Interests

Boys Achievement

Why I want to be a Governor

With both of my daughters attending Hillside Primary School since 2009, I have a vested interest in the school being the best it can be - I’m glad to be part of making it happen!

Personal Information

Professionally, I am the European Director of Strategy for a global software organisation who serve the Life Science industry. In my spare time I enjoy Art, Architecture, Design, Technology, Music and Martial Arts

Other Governing Bodies

I am not on any other governing bodies

Business or Pecuniary Interests

None

Personnel Connections

My wife works part time at Hillside in various supportive roles

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Ruth Shaw
Community Governor

Appointed

I was appointed a co-opted Governor by Hillside Primary in March 2015.

Committees

I am on the finance committee and the TLC committee. I also have a particular interest in Pupil Premium children, SEND and am the English link Governor. 

Particular Interests

SEND & Pupil Premium

Why I want to be a Governor

I am fully committed to supporting the staff and parents of Hillside Primary School in providing enjoyable and challenging learning experiences, believing that every child should be encouraged to achieve their full potential.

Personal Information

I originally trained and practiced as a registered nurse and midwife. I have lived on the Wirral for 37 years and bring experience of working within Health and Probation as a member of their Trust Boards and the Criminal Justice system as a Justice of the Peace (retired). I've also worked in the Citizens' Advice services in Wirral for 25 years. 

Other Governing Bodies

I am also a Governor at Raeburn Primary School.

Business or Pecuniary Interests

None

Personnel Connections

None

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Sarah Robinson
Parent Governor

Appointed

I was appointed as a Parent Governor in September 2017.

Committees

I am on the school  improvement committee. 

Particular Interests

Early Years, Outdoor Learning, Forest Schools & Creativity

Why I want to be a Governor

I want to be able to continue to support the school’s improvement and to work to help all children to achieve their potential both in and out of the classroom.

Personal Information

I taught at Hillside primary for 44 years, which I loved, now I enjoy coming back to school to take groups of early years children for activities in the forest. I love being outdoors and enjoy gardening and hill walking. Now I have retired I have resumed my interest in Art and have enrolled on a drawing course.

Other Governing Bodies

No

Business or Pecuniary Interests

None

Personnel Connections

None