Threlkeld Church of England Primary School is a Voluntary Controlled School. The School has 9 governors and a clerk (from Sept 2015).

2 Foundation Governors
1 Headteacher
1 LA Governor
2 Parent Governors
1 Staff Governor
2 additional co-opted Governors

Position Name Term of Office Appointed by Declaration of Business Interests Attendance
Foundation Governor Mrs D Massingham June 2013 -June 2017 St Mary's Church None Full
Foundation Governor
Headteacher Mrs K Horder Governing body None Full
Local Authority Governor Mrs S Files June 2012 РJune 2016 Local Authority None Apologies 1
Parent Governor Mrs T Booth Sept 2014 -Sept 2018 Parents None Full
Staff Governor Mrs C Anastasiou Sept 2013 -Sept 2017 Staff None Apologies 2
Co-opted Governor Ms E Moody June 2015 -June 2019 Governing Body None Full
Co-opted Governor Mr Neil Thompson June 2016 -June 2020 Governing Body None Full
Parent Governor Mr Ben Brown November 2016-June 2020 Parents None Full


Church Ethos Statement

The school has adopted the following Ethos Statement

Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and in partnership with the Church at parish and diocesan level.


School Vision

“No goal is too high if we climb with care and confidence”


Ethos and Values

Threlkeld CE Primary School promotes high achievement and learning for life by working with children to:

  • Have an enjoyment and enthusiasm for learning, and achieve high academic standards
  • Achieve their maximum potential
  • Be able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Expect high standards of themselves academically, personally and socially
  • Gain high self-esteem, and learn co-operation, tolerance and respect for others and the environment
  • Be flexible and adaptable in the changing world and acquire skills to achieve economic well-being
  • Take responsibility for their own actions and make informed choices
  • Make a positive contribution as citizens of the wider world
  • Seek a healthy lifestyle in body, mind and spirit

We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing:

  • A caring, family atmosphere, with a clear set of moral values based on a Christian ethos
  • Support, challenge and encouragement, through a partnership between home, school, and the community
  • A broad, balanced and challenging curriculum
  • An educational experience of the highest quality, that caters for the individual needs of each child
  • A friendly, lively and stimulating learning environment, with innovative teaching and an investigative approach to learning
  • An enriching programme of extra-curricular activities and school visits
  • A rich, varied and up to date range of learning resources

We demonstrate our commitment to working as a learning community by:

  • Striving for improvement in all we do
  • Working together towards common goals
  • Valuing and developing all those who work within it

Governors’ Code of Practice

Code Of Practice for Governors


Mrs Sheila Files (Appointed for one year)


Vice Chair

Mrs T Booth (Appointed for one year)


Governing Body Working Groups


Mrs K Horder

Mrs T Booth

Ms E Moody



Mrs K Horder

Mrs D Massingham

Mr B Brown



Mrs K Horder

Mrs C Anastasiou

Mrs S Files

Mr N Thompson



Mrs Alison McKenzie
Threlkeld CE Primary School
Blease Road
CA12 4RX

Contact Us

Mrs K Horder,
Threlkeld CE Primary School,
Blease Road,
CA12 4RX

Tel/Fax: 017687 79680

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