Foundation Governor

Graeme Gladwinfield

Graeme brings a range of specialisms to the Board of Governors and currently monitors Health and Safety. Graeme is a former parent and now has children in higher education. Graeme is currently Chair of the Finance, Staffing, Resources, Health and Safety Cttee.

Associate Member

Katie Jamieson

Katie Jamieson is our Deputy Headteacher and Reception teacher.

Associate Member

Duncan Bromley

Duncan Bromley is our Deputy Head teacher and Year 6 teacher.


Brian Jones

I have taught in five schools in Cumbria and Derbyshire. I was previously the headteacher at Allithwaite CE School. I have two daughters who keep me very busy! I am passionate about teaching and keen to see all children in our care discover their talents and flourish. I studied Geology at university and love to […]

Foundation Governor

Martin Coombs

I am a retired secondary school teacher of geography and maths. My career was in both maintained and independent sectors, largely in residential schools, and I was latterly a Head of Boarding.  Having retired to live in Casterton, I fill my time by volunteering for the Samaritans, being involved with Kirkby Lonsdale Methodist Church, and […]

Clerk To The Governors

Staff Governor

Andrea Day

My name is Andrea Day. I have two children aged 17 and 21. Martha, my youngest, is at QES and currently helping at After School Club. Kim is at Newcastle University studying Heritage. After years of mothering, I am facing an ‘empty nest,’ so I am going to keep very busy with some gardening, home […]

Foundation Governor

James Millar

Originally from Edinburgh, I moved here with my wife Sam who grew up at Mansergh near Kirkby Lonsdale and attended St Mary’s when it opened.  I have children currently at the school.  My background is in accountancy and finance and I currently work for Deloitte LLP providing support to the public sector in particular NHS […]

Co Opted

Gill Gladwinfield

I’ve worked at St Mary’s for the past ten years and have had the privilege of working in all key stages. I have a real love of reading, especially children’s books, and enjoy helping children of all ranges to enjoy and appreciate books themselves. Both my children attended St Mary’s and loved the experience. One […]

Parent Governor

Andy Lauretani

My family and I escaped the south of England to enjoy the Lakes, Fells, Dales and Forests in July 2015 and we love it here! Our daughter attends QES 6th form and our son St Mary’s.  For a living, I am an airline pilot flying the Boeing 787, a former Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm […]

Foundation Governor

Clair Davies MBE

I have been a Governor at St Mary’s for 10 years.  My focus is on our work with children with Special Educational Needs and Looked After Children. I have been Principal of Appletree Treatment Centre for 20 years.  Appletree provides homes, schools and therapy for boys and girls aged 6 to 12 years who have […]

Chair Of Governors

Jo Gill

My name is Jo Gill.  I have 3 daughters who have all attended St Marys over the last 15 years. My youngest daughter is now in Y5. The older girls attend QES in Y9 and Y13. I have two jobs: for three days of the week I am a KS2 classroom teacher and a STEM […]