In 2016 Lisa celebrated working for the Local Authority of Cambridgeshire for 30 years. Originally from Leicestershire she trained as a teacher in Bedford. Having gained experience in Peterborough and the Wisbech area she was appointed to her second Headship at Glebelands in January 2003. Lisa has worked on the Governing body in each of the schools that she has served.
Lisa believes that all children are unique and have the right to the best education they can be offered within in a safe, nurturing environment. She expects every individual to be valued and enabled to achieve to the best of their ability. She hopes that all children will have an enjoyable and memorable Primary Education which will both inspire them on their journey of life-long learning and enable them to have high aspiration which will leads to a successful future. She has remained at Glebelands because it is both challenging and a great place to work.
Godfrey Smith - Chair
Godfrey has been a governor at Glebelands for 9 years and is currently Chair. He is now retired but as a Chartered Accountant worked for a major Accounting practice in London, where he spent a number of years in audit and personnel including the training of graduates. Subsequently Godfrey worked for a national newspaper group and for several international banks. Whilst his main focus was accounting and finance, he was also involved in the personnel and training areas.
In addition to his role as a governor he is a local Rotarian, treasurer of the Fenland District Scouts and serves as a trustee to several organisations within the Arts as well as one of his former employer’s pension funds. He has four grandchildren in local Fenland schools.
Louisa has been a governor at Glebelands Primary since 2012. She has 2 children attending the school, both now in key stage 2. She first got involved with the school by volunteering in the classroom when her eldest child was in reception. She applied to join the governing body to help support the school.
After finishing university in 1997, Louisa became a civil servant with varying roles throughout the last 19 years; covering information technology, finance, personnel and currently information assurance.