Meet the Governors
Miss K. Boon
As Headteacher, I automatically become a member of the Governing body. Holding meetings and working alongside the elected Governors is a privilege. Our Governors give their time and use their skills wisely to support, challenge and improve the lives of all the children and staff at Swingate School.
Chair of Governors
"I have worked at Swingate School for 4 years In Year 1 and Year 6 and have loved every minute of it. I strive to make the children’s time at school the best it can be and give them the skills they need to go on and make Swingate proud. I am looking forward to working as a staff governor to move the school forward in its ongoing journey by working as a team in order for the children to believe, learn and achieve."
"I moved to Lordswood in 2003 and work in management for the transport sector. I have been a Governor at Swingate for over six years now, initially elected as a Parent Governor having three children attending the school. My children have now moved on to secondary education but I remain an active member of the Governing body and a regular visitor to the school. I enjoy working closely with the staff and Headteacher. I am proud to be part of The Swingate Governing body and look forward to many more active years with the school."
I have been a Co-opted Governor at Swingate since December 2015, and have recently become the school’s LA governor. I taught at Swingate from 2000 -2014 when I went on maternity leave. My heart is in this school and experienced working in Year 2 and Foundation Stage 1. I then became a qualified Forest School Leader and worked across all ages supporting children to build their self- esteem and grow in confidence to achieve. Now as a governor , I continue to support the school and am very proud to be part of a school that helps staff and pupils to believe, learn and achieve.
I moved to Medway in 2018 with my family and decided to become a governor to be more immersed in the local community. I have worked in education for a number of years and am a qualified primary school teacher. I have a passion for education and developing the whole child. On visiting Swingate I have found it to be welcoming and vibrant. Most importantly the children always seem to be enthusiastic about their learning and school. As part of the governing body I would like to share my knowledge about teaching, learning and child development to support the Swingate community.
"I wanted to become a school Governor in order to be able to make a positive difference to the children of Swingate's education, and to be a part of the learning journey which the school is on. "
Clerk to the Governing Body