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Welcome to our Governors’ section.

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

  1. The name of the School is Ludgershall Castle Primary School.
  2. The School is a foundation School.
  3. The name of the governing body is 'The Governing Body of Ludgershall Castle Primary School'
  4. The Governing body shall consist of:

       a) 4 parent Governors

       b) 1 local authority Governor

       c) 2 staff Governors (including the head teacher)

       d) 5 co-opted Governors

       e) 2 Partnership Governors


  1. Total number of Governors is 14.
  2. This instrument of Government came into effect on 28th January 2015
  3. This instrument was made by order of Wiltshire Council on 17th February 2015.


Chair of Governors: Mrs Sharon Kirwan, LA Governor

Vice chair: Mr Stuart Colby, Partnership Governor

Chair of Finance and Premises Committee - Mr Stuart Colby

Chair of Curriculum Committee and Safeguarding Governor - Mrs Julie Walker

Clerk to Governors: Mrs Charlotte Mercer


GovernorCategory Term of office 



Governance in 

other schools

Business/ Financial


Mrs Sharon KirwanLA appointed 27/1/2019 - 26/01/202780%Nil See below

Mr Stuart


Partnership 27/1/2019 - 26/01/2027100%NilSee below
Mrs Julie WalkerCo-opted 27/1/2019 - 26/01/202740%NilNil

Mr Joel


Parent17/10/2018 - 20/10/202620%NilNil
Mr Andy BridewellStaff25/12/2009 - 25/12/2025100%NilNil
Mrs Debbie RowleyCo-opted29/01/2021-28/01/2025100%NilNil
Mrs Carole Webb Co-opted29/01/2021-28/01/202560%NilNil
Mrs Danielle CumminsParent15/06/2022-14/06/202660%NilNil
Mr David ReesParent07/02/2024-07/02//20280%NilNil
Mr Matthew WightStaff27/03/2024- 26/03/20280%NilNil
Governors who resigned within this academic year


Finance and Premises Committee 



09/21-07/22 (5 meetings)

Mr Stuart ColbyChair of committee, Vice chair of Governors80%
Mrs Sharon KirwanChair of Governors100%
Mr Andy BridewellHead Teacher100%
Mr Joel DinnageParent governor


Mrs Danielle CumminsParent governor



Curriculum Committee



09/21-07/22 (3 meetings)

Mrs Julie WalkerChair of Curriculum Committee66%
Mrs Sharon KirwanChair of Governors100%
Mr Andy BridewellHead Teacher100%
Mrs Sarah McKeownStaff governor100%
Mrs Debbie RowleyCo-opted governor66%
Mrs Carole WebbCo-opted governor66%


Pecuniary Interest

Mr Colby is self-employed as Stuart Colby Electrical Services. This was recorded in February 2021.

Mr Colby is also a Sub contractor to The Projects Company. This was recorded in October 2021.

Mr Colby's brother is employed by Kingsdown Joinery. This was recorded on 11th Oct 2022.

Mrs Kirwan carries out first aid training through Wiltshire First Aid. This was recorded in February 2021.


Relationships of Governors

Mrs McKeown is the sister of Mrs Edwards, one of the school's class teachers. This was recorded in February 2021.