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Hungerhill School

Governance and Leadership

governor meetings schedule 

Meeting Dates 2021-22

Local Governing Board – 5:00pm

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Wednesday 17 November 2021

Thursday 24 March 2022

Thursday 9 June 2022

Standards and Outcomes Committee – 5:00pm

Wednesday 15 December 2021

Wednesday 20 April 2022

Wednesday 6 July 2022

mrs l pond - Headteacher


Mrs Pond is the Headteacher at Hungerhill. Her previous roles as Advanced Skills Teacher and Deputy Headteacher allowed her to contribute towards the Outstanding judgement that the school received in October 2012. Since then, she has been heavily involved in working across a number of local secondary and primary schools, in developing aspects of teaching and learning and system leadership. It is her firm belief that evidenced-based practice should drive school improvement and that as a school leader she plays a critical role in using research to develop her practice and inform her decisions to allow her to improve outcomes for all children at Hungerhill.


Mr Neil Purvis (Chair) 


Neil Purvis is an Audit Manager for the Government Internal Audit Agency. Leading a diverse team of Chartered Auditors and Accountants, he is responsible for the development, planning and delivery of a complex annual programme of Internal Audit and assurance work for a major Central Government Department. His expertise lies in Internal Audit, corporate governance, internal control, risk management, corporate strategy and strategic management, and public sector/central government/civil service operations. He has one child in the school.

Neil is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (CMIIA); and a Globally Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) with the Institute of Internal Auditors, Global. Neil has been a member of the Civil Service for over 16 years undertaking various roles within the Department for Work and Pensions, and more recently in HM Treasury. Neil has also worked in the private sector.

Neil has extensive experience in public sector finance, governance, risk management and general business delivery and feels he has the unique skills and knowledge that he can bring to the Board of Governors.

 Mrs Lucy Holbrey (co-Vice Chair) - Link governor for pupil premium

Lucy Holbrey has been a Parent Governor at the school since October 2020 and currently has one child at the school. Lucy is the Area Manager for Cancer Research UK, Yorkshire and Humberside.

Lucy has extensive experience in data protection, equality, diversity and inclusion and feels that she has unique skills and knowledge that she can bring to the Board of Governors.

Mr William Goodchild (Co-VIce chair) - link governor for send 

William Goodchild has been a Governor at the school since September 2020 and is currently the Senior Manager for Cyber Operations at BT. William believes that the experience he has around Information Security is critical to all stakeholders in a school and feels strongly about being secure online.

Miss Carlene Holden - link governor for safeguarding 

Carlene Holden has been a Parent Governor at the school since October 2020 and currently has one child at the school. Carlene is the Deputy Director of Human Resources and Learning at Holly Lodge, Tickhill Road Hospital Site.

Carlene has extensive experience in Human Resources and feels that she can bring this to the Board of Governors.

Mr David Munro  

David Munro is the Systems and Technology Manger for Unipart Rail, leading the implementation of the digital strategy for Unipart Rail. David has currently two children in school.

David is a trained facilitator and has an appreciation for group dynamics and leading groups to positive outcomes. He also has a strong background in process improvement across many different business sectors, and feels that he can bring these skills into his Parent Governor role.

David has an understanding of current and new technology and feels it is vitally important to bring those concepts to children at the earliest possible opportunity in their lives. He believes his experience of working with a variety of stakeholders and his investment as an interested parent leads him to think that he can contribute to the Board of Governors as a positive engaged member of the team.

 Mr Paul Senior - link governor for health and safety

Paul Senior has been a Governor at the school since 2018. He has worked in the construction industry for the past 44 years and has been the Director of his own consultancy business for over a year. Paul has also been the Chair of the Doncaster Chamber Construction Focus group for a number of years.

Paul has extensive experience in the construction industry and feels he has the unique skills and knowledge to be the Link Governor for Health and Safety for the school.

Ms Susan Archibald - Staff Governor

Ms Susan Archibald

Susan Archibald is Head of Year 10 at Hungerhill School. She has worked in education for over twenty years now both in a mainstream setting and Pupil Referral Units. She strives to ensure that all students' pastoral needs are met regardless of their individual circumstances to enable them to achieve social, emotional and academic progress to be the most successful they can be. 

Mr Joel Tibbitts

Mr Sam Foster