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About Our School

Our governors

Chair:  Sharon Markham

Other Governors:
Ben Appleby
Debbie Gortzak - Staff Representative
Steve Owen - Headteacher
Alex Sheader
Jon Taylor - Safeguarding
Emma Wallis-Scholey
Nev Watson

The Local Governing Committee:

  • Set the Vision, Values and Mission
  • Decide what is taught
  • Set standards of behaviour
  • Interview & select staff
  • Decide how the budget is spent

In addition The Local Governing Committee have a responsibility to assist the school in ensuring high standards of achievement for all pupils exist at all times.

They hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils.

They also oversee the financial performance of the school, making sure money is well spent.

Local Governing Committee Attendance Data - 2023 - 2024
Local Governing Committee Attendance Data - 2021 - 2022

Newby and Scalby Governors Register of Interests - 2023 - 2024

For more information on Trustees and governance of the Trust visit here:

  • If you wish to contact the Governing body please contact Cindy Brooke, Executive Assistant, Coast and Vale Learning Trust via
  • To contact the Chair of Governors, Louise Scott, please email or write to Chair of Governors, Newby and Scalby Primary School, The Green, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 5JA

Coast and Vale Learning Trust

About Coast and Vale Learning Trust

The Coast and Vale Learning Trust in Scarborough aims to improve education in the locality through establishing coherent and collaborative practice across schools and other educational institutions in the area.

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