Dalton School Junior Infant And Nursery

From little acorns, mighty oaks will grow

Mayfield Avenue, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD5 9HN
Contact: Mrs H Valentine (Office Manager)

01484 538729


Governing Body & Committees

Register of Business Interests 2023-2024

Name Date of Appointment  Term of Office Body Appointed By Governor Type Relevant Business Interests Any other Educational Organisations Governed  Relationships with the School Staff
Jane Bates 19.10.20 4yrs Full Governors Co-opted Huddersfield Trampoline Academy None Married to Jason Bates
Jason Bates 13.10.20 4yrs Full Governors Co-opted None None Married to Jane Bates
Louise Brown 08.02.23 4yrs Full Governors Co-opted      
Nicholas Chatten  21.12.23 4yrs Full Governors Local Authority None None Married to Suzanne Hirst
Nicola Cole 08.02.23 4yrs Full Governors Associate      
Susan Mallinson 17.07.21 4yrs Full Governors Associate None None None
Ian Richardson 01.01.15 - Full Governors Head Teacher None None None
Sarah Rose 07.10.20 4yrs Full Governors Parent None None None
Joanna Smith 09.02.22 4yrs Full Governors Parent  Together Women None  None 
Emma Walsh 01.09.12 - Full Governors Associate None None None
Debbie Whitfield 17.09.21 4yrs Full Governors Co-opted None None None
Emma Woodward 09.02.22 4yrs Full Governors Co-opted  None Employed as SENDCo at Canterbury Nursery  None


Note:  Associate Members do not have any voting rights.

Areas of Responsibility

Committee Structure 2023/24

Steering S & E Resource Staffing Teacher Appraisal Pupil Discipline Staff Discipline Appeals Complaints Safe guarding
Committees Sub Committees (Minimum of 3 governors)
Jane Bates x c x x x x x x
Jason Bates c c c c x x x
Louise Brown x  x    x  x x x  
Nicholas Chatten   x x  
Nicola Cole x x x        
Susan Mallinson  x
Ian Richardson x x x x x
Sarah Rose x v x x x x x
Joanne Smith x x x x x x x
Emma Walsh x x x x x          
Debbie Whitfield x   x x x x x x
Emma Woodward x x  x x x


C = Chair  V = Vice Chair

Governor Roles and Responsibilities 2023/24

Literacy   Numeracy Other Subjects  PSHE, SEN/D, VI, Inclusion, Pupil Premium, Children Looked After, Safeguarding Equality  Early Years  H&S inc GDPR  Well Being   Training & Comms Attendance 
Jane Bates ICT    LINK   COMMS   
Jason Bates READING x PE(LINK)  PP(LINK) PSHE, Children Looked After & Safeguarding x TRAINING LINK
Louise Brown              
Nicholas Chatten
Nicola Cole              
Susan Mallinson x
Ian Richardson    
Sarah Rose HIST/ART  LINK 
Joanne Smith x
Emma Walsh
Debbie Whitfield SEN/D LINK
Emma Woodward WRITING x LINK


Terms of Reference 2023/24