Following the publication of the report of the school’s Ofsted inspection, the Governing Board was replaced by an Interim Executive Board (IEB) whose members were appointed by the Local Authority and approved by the Department for Education.  The IEB carries out all the statutory functions of a governing body.  The IEB does not have sub-committees but meets regularly to fulfil the range of functions usually carried out by such sub-committees.’ 

Paul Davies:  No business interests.  No financial interests.  Chair of Governors at Murray Park Community School.



The governance of Brackensdale ER Primary School is now led by an IEB (Interim Executive Board) that consists of 4 members: 
Dr Paul Davies- Chair of Governors:
I am a former secondary headteacher and head of school improvement at Derby City Council.  I am currently Chair of Governors at Murray Park School. 

Sarah Parkman- Vice Chair of Governors:

I am a Specialist Education Officer for Children in Care for Derby City Council. I have 33 years’ experience in primary education, special needs, safeguarding and the educational provision for Looked After children, both as a teacher and a senior leader. I am committed to all children at Brackensdale having an outstanding education and as Vice Chair of the Interim Executive Board, am enjoying playing an active role in the school’s transformative journey.



Sue Bradley

As a former head teacher and having worked in special schools and alternative provision for the past 15 years I am passionate about inclusion and want to make sure that all children have the best possible chance to be successful. I have experience as a governor across all phases of education and training.

Angela O Brien

As a National Leader of Education, Executive Headteacher, Director of Primary in The Spencer Academies Trust and Director of the Research School, my purpose is to engage and train Primary and Secondary schools in the locality, ensuring that evidence based practice and innovation is at the heart of each schools education strategy.

I am passionate about values based leadership and using coaching to develop this



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