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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


Neil Austin - Chair of Staffing, Finance & Premises Committee

Neil is a parent governor with three children currently attending the school. He lives locally in Bolton, and is chair of the Staffing, Finance and Premises Committee.


Andrew Booth - Health & Safety Governor - Staffing, Finance & Premises Committee.

Andrew is a co-opted governor and is also a parent with two children currently attending school. Like Neil, Andrew lives just down the road from school in the village, his main area of governor work is a lead on Health and Safety.


Linda Dearden - Safeguarding Governor

Hi, My name is Linda Dearden and I have been a co-opted governor at the school for three years. I live in Bolton village and am a retired teacher, I spent most of my teaching career working in primary schools in Wigan and Bolton Lancashire. I have a particular interest in Early Years and I am currently the safeguarding governor.



Katie Armstrong Local Authority governor

Hello! I Joined Bolton Primary School as the Local Authority governor in Septmebr 2017. I currently have two children at the school and another who attends Bolton Nursery. I grew up in sunny Devon and moved to Cumbria in 2007. I am a qualified accountant and since having my three girls, I now work from home on the family farm. In my spare time, I enjoy reading,running,fell walks with the dog and any opportunity I get to be by the beach or in the sea.