Ofsted Reports

Governing Body

The Governing Board of a school is responsible for working with the school to ensure that it delivers good quality education and that children are safeguarded. Working with the Head Teacher, who is responsible for day-to-day management of the School, the Governing Board determines the School’s aims and policies.

The Governing Board is responsible for holding the Head Teacher to account for pupil attainment and progress, performance management, financial performance and the Board have a number of duties which include the appointing and dismissal of staff, ensuring pupil and staff are safe, hearing appeals and setting standards.  As a minimum, termly meetings are held.

The following people are currently on the Governing Board at Hallwood Park Primary School:

Russell Houghton – Co-opted Governor, Chair

Current term:

3rd May 2022 – 2nd May 2026 (Term of appointment 4 years)

Sarah Cooke – Co-opted Governor

Current term:

21st November 2022 to 20th November 2026 (Term of Appointment 4 Years)

Alan Lowe - Local Authority Governor

Current Term:

22nd November 2022 - 21st November 2026 (Term of Appointment 4 Years)


Russell Fletcher – Associate Governor, Deputy Head Teacher

Russell has been Deputy Head Teacher at Hallwood Park since September 2011.  Before working at Hallwood Park he was a National Strategies consultant, employed by a neighbouring local authority, and has over 25 years experience of teaching.

Elspeth Deane - Co-opted Governor

Current Term:

25th November 2021 to 24th November 2025

Astrid Shone - Staff Governor

Current Term:

24th November 2021 to 23rd November 2025

Vision & Mission Statement

We aim to create a nurturing school community, where children excel in their achievements and are inspired to continue learning in the future

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Where We Are

Hallwood ParkPrimary School & Nursery

Hallwood Park Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 2FL

01928716336 [email protected]

Who We Are

Interim Headteacher | Mrs Gemma Snell

Office Manager | Mrs Leanne Molyneux | [email protected]

SEND Coordinator | Miss Lisa Binks

Designated Person for Safeguarding and Child Protection | Mrs Gemma Snell

Deputy Designated Person for Safeguarding | Miss Lisa Binks

Deputy Designated Person for Safeguarding | Mr Russell Fletcher

Designated Governor for Safeguarding | Mr Russell Houghton - contact via the school office

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