Duke Street Nursery School

"Our children and families are at the heart of everything that we do"

Duke Street and Chorley Highfield Federation Governors


The instrument of governance states that the term of office for our parent governors is 2 years. 


Chair of Governors

Dr Elizabeth Klavins



For an updated Committee list please click here.

 Name Date of Appointment  Business and Financial Interest

Nominated Governors



Governor at other establishment 

 Sue Conron

Head Teacher

05/04/2019  Friendship -E Dennard, past employee of Duke Street and of LCC finance team



 Member of Staff

(Highfield and Duke Street)




Dr Elizabeth Klavins

 Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor


18/11/2019 Related to M Klavins-Bridge Curriculum - Specific Areas

Related to another Governor 



Mrs K Stephens

Chair of Curriculum Committee




None to declare



Health and Safety (Duke Street)




Helen Hull

Vice Chair of Governors

Chair of Resource Meeting

Co-opted Governor


05/04/2019 - 04/04/2023  None to declare


Child Protection/ Safeguarding






Mrs J Imrie

Parent Governor

(remains Parent Governor, until appointed to LA role by the board in Spring 2023)

20/06/2022 Durrels House Finance Limited, Financial Management, Director - - No


Mrs H Belbin

Co-opted Governor


05/10/2022 - 04/10/2026

Achieve Change and Engagement (A.C.E)

Non executive director





Miss K Kirk

Parent Governor

14/11/2022 - - Previous Parent of Duke Street Nursery School -


Mrs Claire Holland

Co-opted Governor

05/04/2019 - 04/04/2023  None to declare Staff Governor (Highfield)

Member of staff

(Highfield Nursery)



Mrs Natalie Sinclair

 Co-opted Governor


05/04/2019 - 04/04/2023  Governor at St.Wilfirds Academy Standish N/A

Deputy Head Teacher

(Highfield Nursery)


Mrs M


 Co-opted Governor


20/04/2020  Daughter of Dr E Klavins (Chair of Governors)

Governor Training

Website Compliance (Duke street)

Parent Governor and related to another Governor No

Mrs Moya Fletcher

Co-opted Governor


01/06/2021 Sole Trader of Breathing Spaces SEND No

Mrs J Berrisford

Co-opted Governor

05/04/2019 - 04/04/2023 Digisculpt - Digital design (Spouse of owner) N/A No

Mr M Richardson

Co-opted Governor

18/01/2021 None to declare Website Compliance (Highfield) No

Ms C Alston

Co-opted Governor

18/01/2021 None to declare Curriculum (Prime Areas) No