Our Governors

Chair of Governors

Vicky Etheridge has been a Governor at Fairstead Community Primary & Nursery School since 2007 and became Chair in 2014.

Vicky is a co-opted governor.  She has worked in King’s Lynn since 2006, including the management of a regeneration programme on the Fairstead Estate.

Vicky is a firm believer that a good education is the key to leading a successful and healthy life as an adult. She is committed to ensuring that Fairstead Community Primary and Nursery School provides a great education for all.

Vice Chair of Governors

Stuart Graver has 30 years of experience within the Education sector working in three separate Local Authorities – Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk.

He has been the headteacher of three primary schools, spanning 15 years, and worked within Initial Teacher Training at Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln for 2 years.

Stuart is currently a Senior Adviser for Norfolk County Council for the Education Quality Assurance and Inspection Service.

He has been a governor in four schools as well as sitting on four Interim Executive Boards, appointed by the Department for Education, to manage schools in difficult circumstances.

Stuart is a keen runner and lives in Gaywood.

Staff Governor

Debbie Chivers

Co-opted Governor

My name is Claire Wise and I am the Deputy Head teacher at Fairstead Primary School. I previously had different teaching roles in the school, working in most year groups. I have been part of the governing body for several years, becoming a co-opted governor in 2014. My governing role enables me to be a link between school staff and the governing body.

Co-opted Governor

Rev Karlene Kerr

Co-opted Governor

My name is Paige Dawson and I became a co-opted Governor in 2018.  I became a Governor because I wanted to get more involved with the local community.  My background is in accountancy which benefits my role in the school as Finance Governor.

Parent Governor

My name is Lisa Moore and I am a Parent Governor for the Schools Governing Body. I am looking forward to the challenge and I am interested in all aspects of the school. I have one child who is in attendance at Fairstead Primary and they have been here for the past three years. I feel the School has a very high standards and I would like to be involved in helping to continue this and being part of the all their achievements.

Parent Governor

Arierhire Okperi