Susan Chapman – Headteacher
I am very honoured to be on the Governing Board at Hady primary in my capacity as Head teacher. I have been Head at Hady since 2010 and during this time I have seen the school become the heart of the community. The school is rated as good with good attainment and progress. As the head at Hady I see the importance of working with the Governing board to ensure we continue to offer a first class education to the pupils at Hady and ensure pupils are happy, safe and secure
James Gray – Chair
My name is James Gray I have been a governor since September 2014 and am currently Chair of the Governing Body and the Finance Committee. As Chair I attend all committee / full governing body meetings as well as visiting school regularly to receive updates on school progress.
I am married with one child who attends Hady. I also attended Hady from 1979-1987. I work as a Financial Accountant at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.
I relish the challenges offered by volunteering as a Governor and enjoy putting something back both into the community and the school that taught both myself and my son.
George Kotylo – Co-opted Governor
I feel very honoured to have recently been appointed as a Co-opted Governor of Hady Primary school. As a member of the local community for a number of years and with my experience as a teacher of 34 years, hopefully, I can help the pupils of our school to achieve their full potential through the decision making process of the governing team.
Although my background is mainly educational, my recent experiences have been in property development and now in the gardening business. My two sons and their wives are all teachers and one also runs a gymnastics class for children.
I am looking forward to making any contribution I can to furthering the achievements of pupils at Hady.
Hannah Dix – Parent Governor
My name is Hannah Dix and I volunteered to be a parent governor in 2017.
I have been bringing my 2 children to Hady Primary School since 2014 and I am looking forward to giving something back for all the hard work the school puts in to educating my children and the children of our community.
I look forward to supporting the governing body and the school being able to watch it flourish through the years to become an even more desirable and integral part of the community than it already is.
Sarah Palmer – Staff Governor
I am the Deputy and Year 5/6 Class Teacher at Hady Primary School and I am pleased to be the Staff Governor. This is my fourth year of teaching at Hady Primary School and I have enjoyed being part of a dedicated and committed team, who strive to provide excellence.
I am passionate and committed to working to ensure that we continue to offer a quality-first education to all pupils at Hady and ensure we provide a happy, safe and secure place to learn and grow.
Vicky Clayton – Parent Governor
I am delighted to have joined the Governing Body in October 2018 as a volunteer Parent Governor. I am a lifelong resident of Chesterfield and have lived at Hady since the spring of 2017. I am married with one son who began attending Hady Primary in 2017 in FS2.
I lead the Information Security team in a Financial Services organisation and have over 20 years workplace experience across Central Government and in the Private Sector.
I feel honoured to be part of the team of Governors and look forward to supporting the school to achieve its goals and realise its ambitions.
Jude Dorward – Co-opted Governor
I am very pleased to have been co-opted onto the governing body for Hady Primary, where both my children attend. Whilst I have no direct experience of working within the education system, I have a broad range of experience to bring to the board from my working life, including my history as a qualified librarian and latterly as an ecologist and project manager for an environmental consultancy.
I firmly believe that all children should have access to a high standard and quality of education and am looking forward to working with the Board of Governors to further the work Hady Primary School and its staff already do to provide this and enable all the pupils to achieve their very best.
Alex Downing – Local Authority Governor
I am the Local Authority nominated governor for Hady Primary and I joined the governing board at the start of 2018. I currently work as a Deputy Head Teacher at a primary school in Chesterfield and have been teaching for six years across Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. I have lived in Chesterfield for nearly 30 years and know the town very well. I welcome the opportunity to develop a local school by sharing my knowledge, skills and experience. I strive to offer both support and challenge to the school’s leadership team for the benefit of all pupils.
School closes for Christmas on Friday 21st December 2018 and will re-open in the new year on Monday 7th January.
15/01/2019 - If your child was born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 you will need to apply for their infant or primary school place by 15 January 2019. They will eligible to start school in September 2019. You can apply for an infant or primary school place from Monday 12 November 2018 to midnight on 15 January 2018. You can apply through Derbyshire County Councils website.
29/11/2018 - 9.00am meeting for FS1 (Nursery) children starting in January 2019 if you are interested in a place and would like to find out about our EYFS unit please ring the school office, we have limited places for 30 hours funded children.