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Chair: Stephen Miller (Foundation Governor)
Chief Operation Officer/Chief Technology Officer for a decision support company in Sheffield, with lengthy experience in technology/web enabled services for Local Authorities, the NHS and wider Adult Social Care. Parent of 3 pupils at Litton School.


Vice Chair: Gill Howland (Foundation Governor)
Former Pro-vice Chancellor at Staffs University;  Knowsley Senior Ass. Director of Education; Executive director of W. Midlands LSC; YMCA Board member; Author on education matters.  


Mike Renger (Foundation Governor)
Past Partner in London/Sheffield law firm; former Chair of Sheffield Groundwork; former Board member of Sheffield Hallam Uni.; Sheffield One Regeneration Co and Sheffield Theatres. Parent of former pupils. 


Lorraine Bullock (Teacher Governor)

KS1 Teacher at Litton School with many years experience as an infant teacher. 


Helena Dowling (Foundation Governor)
P.A. to a gentleman with Down's Syndrome. Extensive experience as a Childminder, Foster Carer, Scout Leader and advocate for those  with learning difficulties. Parent of 2 pupils at Litton  


Ellen Hopkins (Parent Governor)
Teacher with 8 years experience at secondary level, with responsibility for primary liaison in languages.  Leadership roles in church youth groups and Litton toddler group. Proprietor of property letting/ management business.  Parent of 2 pupils at Litton School. 


Simon White (Foundation Governor)

Vicar of Tideswell, and so also vicar of Litton, since 2013; previously a Teacher of Drama (Secondary) in Nottinghamshire, before being ordained and serving in parishes in Stockport and South East Derbyshire.


Pauline Wood (LA Governor)


Professor Mike Burrell (Associate Governor for Health and Safety)
Emeritus Professor at Sheffield University. Career in both industry and academia with a dual passion for learning and for health and safety/risk assessment. Litton Church Warden.


Nicola Parkin (Clerk to the Governors (from Sept 2016) 
We welcome Nicola to the Clerk's role. Nicola is a Teaching Assistant, and has previously held the roles of past Governor/Chair to other schools.