Following consideration of the public’s consultation responses and a Governing Body vote taken on the 14th November 2019, the Governors of Hinstock Primary and Cheswardine Primary Schools are pleased to announce the incorporation of the Goldstone Federation with effect from 5th December 2019.

To contact the Governors via email:

Goldstone Federation School Governors:

James Cartwright: Chair of Governors

Keith Wilson: Vice Chair of Governors

Philip Stanton: Local Authority Governor

John Lutner: Co-opted Governor

Claire Denneny: Co-opted Governor

Davinya Reddall: Co-opted Governor

Sarah Mellor: Co-opted Governor

Jonathan Deakin: Co-opted Governor

Gemma Watkins: Staff Governor

Gary Boyles: Parent Governor

Rachel Richards: Parent Governor

Lynda Hewson: Associate Governor

Molly Jensen: Associate Governor

Cathy Swinnerton: Associate Governor

Rachael Williams: Executive Headteacher

Clerk to the Governors: Nicola Tidball


  • As Governors we give our time to take overall responsibility for the organisation and management of both Cheswardine Primary and Nursery School and Hinstock Primary School within the Goldstone Federation.
  • We believe strongly in achieving the very best education for your children.
  • Each Governor takes a special interest in key aspects of the school such as the curriculum and finance.
  • We formally meet once every term and the minutes are available for parents to read.
  • We produce an annual report each year to tell parents about our work.
  • We hold an Annual Meeting in July to which all parents are invited to meet the Governors, celebrate the work done over the year and discuss the way ahead.

Goldstone Federation FGB Autumn 2019 Minutes Approved 120320


Goldstone Federation Governor Enquiry Form

Parent Governor Election – Goldstone Federation

Notice about Parent Governor Election Arrangements Requests for Nominations

Notice Of New Governor Letter 16th December 2019

Goldstone Federation Annual Governance Review 2019 – 2020 

Goldstone Federation Governing Body Annual Meeting Schedule 2019 – 2020  

Goldstone Federation Governing Body Attendance Record 2019 – 2020 

Goldstone Federation NGA Code of Conduct 2019

Goldstone Federation Register of Interests

Instrument of Government (2012 regs) Goldstone Federation


Below you can read a number of documents that relate to the governing body of our school prior to 5th December 2019. If you’d like to find out more about the people who form our governing body, you can read a who’s who over on our Governor page.

Role and responsibilities of school governors

Chair Of Governors Letter To Parents Regarding Ofsted Inspection September 2019

Publication of Governor’s Details and the Register of Interests as at June 2019

Governor Attendance Record Academic Year 2019-20

Governor Attendance Record Academic Year 2018-19

Chair of Governors Letter To Parents Regarding Ofsted Monitoring Visit July 2018

Parent Letter – Governing Body November 2018

If you would like to see the Governors Annual Report on SEND, please do contact the Headteacher via the School Office.

Autumn Tern 2019 Full Governing Board Minutes 

Summer Term 2019 Full Governing Board Minutes

Spring Term 2019 Full Governing Board Minutes

Autumn Term 2018 Full Governing Board Minutes