Local Governing Body

The Local Governing Body (LGB) of Alderman White School meets at least 3 times a year to assure the highest quality provision, safeguarding and equality of opportunity for all pupils, and effective support and management of staff. Through formal reviews the LGB robustly considers school performance.

The LGB considers:members directors

  • Self-evaluation against current OFSTED criteria and the School Development Plan
  • Monitoring activities undertaken by the Trust
  • Local and contextualised issues
  • Direction from the Trust Board

Members of the LGB

Last updated: 19th September 2023

Sue Headland (Chair)
Sue Headland has been a governor within the White Hills Park Trust and Alderman White since 2017. She has previously been a governor at a local infant school.  She has a daughter in year 10 and a son who left in 2022. She currently works as a Teaching Assistant in a primary school. Her previous career in human resource management means she holds the role of careers link for the school and is currently Chair of Governors.

Clare Goodyear
Clare Goodyear has been a governor within the Trust, associated with Alderman White, for 6 years. She has been a governor at a local infant school for 13 years and is therefore very experienced. Both her children attended the school previously and had a successful time there and so she wants to continue to contribute to the excellent experience the school gives it’s students. She works in an infant school running the breakfast, after school and holiday club and has been involved in childcare for over 16 years. A previous career in social care means she holds the role of safeguarding link for the school.

Richard Moulds
Richard Moulds joined the LGB in January 2023. He brings a wealth of business experience in financial efficiency and effective operations to the Trust. Richard has a passion for the local community and confidence in the values and potential of young people. Although he holds a degree in Civil Engineering, Richard is a ‘foodie’ and has held many management roles in hotels, restaurants and bars. A consultant for the foodservice industry for nearly 20 years, he is currently a Director / Owner of Coverpoint, an international foodservice consultancy, specialising in working with landlords, developers and investment companies. Richard currently has one child attending Alderman White with another to join in a few years (hopefully).

Imogen Allen (Parent)
Imogen Allen has been a governor with The White Hills Park Trust and Alderman White since 2021.  Her eldest son is thriving within the school, and she wants to make sure all children who attend the school, have the same experience.  She works as a SEND Tutor, working with children who have difficulty in accessing a mainstream education.  Her career in education and her previous background with diverse groups, means she holds the role of Equality and Diversity link for the school as well as being Vice-Chair.

Richard Bateman (Teacher)

Caroline Hird (Co-opted)


Contacting the LGB

The Local Governing Body can be contacted either in writing at the following address:

Chair of the Local Governing Body
c/o Alderman White School
Chilwell Lane

or via email using the school's main email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please include 'FAO: Chair of LGB' in the subject