Co-opted Governor and Co - Chair of Governing Body (voted September 2019 and re-elected September 2020)
Hello. My name is Carol Moore. I am married with two grown up children and have lived in Derby most of my life. I have recently retired as a Primary School Headteacher. I thoroughly enjoyed my job and loved working with children and their families, helping and supporting them in making a positive difference to their lives. I enjoy meeting people. I work as a volunteer helping adults to read and understand English. I like to spend my time walking, reading, gardening and meeting up with friends. As a new member of the Governing Body of Roe Farm Primary School, I am keen to offer my knowledge and experience and support the school in any way I can.
LA Governor and Co- Chair of Governing Board
My name is Kieran Dwyer, I am a Local Authority appointed Governor. I joined the Governing Body in July 2017 and was elected Vice Chair of the Governing Body in November 2018.
In September 2019 I was voted Co-Chair of the Governing body and re-elected in September 2020. I am also Chair of the Resources Committee and Vice Chair of the Standards Committee. I am Link Governor for Numeracy, Science and provide oversize of the Pupil and Sports Premiums.
I have over a decade of experience within the educational technology sector and have held senior roles with organisations providing curriculum support materials, online education delivery, and assessment and management information systems.
My name is Helen Weston and I am a member of the School Governing Body. I have worked at Roe Farm Primary for 19 years and began my journey as a Teaching assistant in Year 1/2 in 2003.
From a very young age, I had always wanted to work with children, influencing and guiding them on their journey through life. I am 100% committed to ensuring children feel safe and secure and that they are given the best chances in life through a broad and rich curriculum which is fun and engaging.
In my role as Head teacher i am here not only for the children but for families, providing guidance and support where needed.
In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym and spending quality time with my family, watching my two boys learn and grow.
I am married with 2 children aged 21 and 16 and I work for Rolls-Royce Submarines as a Team Leader in the Service Data Centre. My team and I are responsible for the collection of submarine operational data which is utilised within the business. I started at Roll-Royce on a Youth Training Scheme (YTS) aged 17. My first placement was as a telephonist and whilst in this role I realised the opportunity was there to progress within Rolls-Royce. I took this opportunity and became a sponsored student and studied part-time to gain a degree in Mechanical Engineering. I am a trained internal auditor and STEM ambassador, involved in various schools Science Alliance project. I enjoy working for Rolls-Royce and appreciate the development opportunities I have been given during my career. Hobbies include going to the gym, walking and socialising with family and friends.
My name is Samuel Miller and I have been working at Roe Farm Primary School since 2014. I have always wanted to be a primary teacher as I thoroughly enjoy working with children and teaching them new things every day. I have lived in Derby all my life and have recently become a father. I wanted to become staff governor as I wanted to have as much positive influence as possible and help make this school the best it can be. In my spare time I like to play rugby in which I have represented Derby and Derbyshire but currently play for Belper. I am looking forward to helping this school as a teacher and governor achieve amazing things.
Co-opted Governor (Vice Chair of Governors - elected September 2020)
My name is Neil Wilson and I am a co-opted Governor. I am the link Governor for SEND, Safer Recruitment and Attendance. My main aim as a governor is to ensure that school provides a safe, fun and enjoyable learning experience for all children who attend the school.
I work as an IT Manager within the NHS
My name is David Weston, I have been a Co-opted governor at Roe Farm since 2011. I became a school governor to support the local community and help provide opportunities for young people to get the best start in life.
I have two young children and work at Rolls-Royce as a designer in Preliminary Design. In my spare time I go clay pigeon shooting and have represented England 5 times, I have 2 European Bronze medals and have won a number of national titles.