Stainland Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX4 9AE

01422 374369

Holywell Green Primary & Nursery School


 Name Status   Term of Office Committee Member 
Mr Francis Healey (Chair) Parent Governor 14/10/2021

 Finance, Personnel & Premises

Achievement & Well Being

Mr Andrew Brier Parent Governor   16/2/2021 Achievement & Well Being
Mrs Sophie Newton Parent Governor  22/1/2022  
Vacancy Parent Governor    
Vacancy Local Authority Governor 
Mr Justin Hirst Co-opted Governor 31/01/2019 Finance, Personnel & Premises
Mrs Carol Fryer Co-opted Governor 12/10/2020 Finance, Personnel & Premises
Mr Andrew Walker Staff Governor 19/06/2016 Finance, Personnel & Premises
Mr Paul McVeigh Headteacher  

Finance, Personnel & Premises

Achievement & Well Being

Mr Andy Read Co-opted Governor  8/03/2021 Achievement & Well Being

Mrs Helen Kirwin

Mr Rob Cook

Co-opted Governor

Deputy Head Associate member






Finance, Personnel & Premises

Achievement & Well Being


The Governors meet 4 times each year to discuss the strategic direction of the school. There are 2 sub committees which conduct most of the business.

  • The Achievement & Well Being Committee which looks at the standards, progress and care of the children. The Chair of this committee is Andrew Brier .
  • The Finance, Premises & Personnel Committee is responsible for budget, buildings and staffing issues. The Chair of this committee is Justin Hirst.

These 2 committees report to all Governors at the full Governors meetings.

Click here to see the Governors Register of Interests.

The Clerk to the Governing Body is Paula Oldroyd.

If you wish to contact the Governors you can write to the Chair or the Clerk care of the school