Foundation Governor

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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 secondary and higher education.

Foundation Governor


Lisa Lodge

Lisa is a parent of former and present pupils and a local solicitor, with over 20 years experience in law.

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 […]

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Foundation Governor

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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 3 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 […]

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 […]