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Hungerhill School

Governance and Leadership

governor meetings schedule 

Meeting Dates 2023-2024 

Local Governing Board – 4.30pm

Thursday 5 October 2023

Thursday 14 December 2023 

Thursday 28 March 2024

Thursday 4 July 2024

Standards and Outcomes Committee – 4.30pm

Thursday 7 December 2023

Thursday 25 April 2024

Thursday 18 July 2024 

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 Sam Foster - Chair 

Sam is a Manager at KPMG delivering advisory services focussed on providing best in class corporate excellence and controls to world leading clients. Sam manages delivers strategic delivery and transformation projects, helping clients achieve their outcomes greener, faster, cheaper and better. His varied project and change management experience will be put to good use in assessing and supporting the school’s current practices, alongside challenging where improvements could be made. Sam is a Chartered Member of the Association of Project Managers (ChPP MAPM).

Sam is also a non-executive director for England Boxing, working across the national governing body for boxing to achieve the organisation’s strategic goals. Sam also supports the organisation as a referee and judge and works to provide support to disadvantaged children through his coaching at Doncaster Plantworks amateur boxing club.

Sam looks forward to applying his skill, knowledge and experience to complement the existing board in enhancing the quality of education at Hungerhill School

Miss Carlene Holden - Vice Chair/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 Joel Tibbitts

Joel is the Deputy Lead Teacher of Mathematics at McAuley Catholic High School. 

He believes that he has a wealth of experience that would benefit any school governance trust.  He has a very good knowledge of data handling, and having worked in retail banking before becoming a teacher, he believes he has a good knowledge of finance. 

 Mr Jon Watson - Link Governor for school visits

I feel that I have a great deal to offer both Hungerhill and the Trust.

I am passionate about education. I am an experienced Primary leader and want to further extend my knowledge and experience. I also want to support my local community (I live in Barnby Dun, having lived in Edenthorpe for the previous 10 years).

I am honest, professional, enthusiastic, and a good team player. I am willing to learn, like asking questions and always offer loyal support.

 Mr Nigel Hall

Nigel is the Director of IT and Analytics at DHU Healthcare CIC. He has significant experience of complex HR matters. Nigel is a Board Member of Circa and will use this experise to compliment the Local Governing Board. 

 Mrs Kerry Ogman

Kerry currently has one child that attends Hungerhill. Kerry feels that she has a wide skill set that can support the board. Kerry feels that a Governing Board should hold a range of people, including parents, educaors and people from the business world.