We currently have places available in Reception, Year 1, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 & Year 6.

Stanwix School

Value the individual, inspire, enjoy and excel

Trustee Pen Portraits

Elizabeth Mallinson

I have been involved with Stanwix school for over 35 years as my children went to Stanwix and I have been involved in with the then PTA and now as a Governor of the school and I am very happy and proud to be part of this fine school for so long. I am a Carlisle City and Cumbria County Council Councillor for Stanwix. I was one of the founding members of Stanwix Community Centre and am still on the Board. At the moment I am a Cabinet Member for Communities, Health and Wellbeing at the City Council having been a past Mayor of Carlisle and last year I was chairman of Cumbria County Council. I believe in a strong local community and our school is the centre of this strong and local community.

Michael Johnson

I am a solicitor at a local firm and have been a Parent Governor at Stanwix School since 2016. I have two sons, the eldest has just started secondary school and the youngest still attends Stanwix. I enjoy walking in the Lakes with my family in the summer and going skiing with them in the winter.

Shelley Hayward

I am a mum of 2 girls and I run my own Learning & Development Consultancy called People Keepers working with organisations throughout Cumbria.  Before that I worked in HR for Story Homes, WHSmith & Wincanton Logistics.  I am also a mentor and volunteer at Carlisle Youth Zone. I am part of the Finance, Staffing and Premises committee and the Teaching and Achievement committee on the governing body for Stanwix School.

Lee Carson

I am married to Joanne and have a great son called Harry who is 5 and goes to Stanwix School. I used to be in the police for 30 years until I recently retired. I love family time, holidays and keeping fit. I am looking forward to helping in the role of a governor.

Imogen Bibby

I have worked at Stanwix School for 3 and half years after having previously taught and studied in Durham. I am currently a Reception teacher, Early Years leader and a staff governor. I thoroughly enjoy all aspects of my role and being part of the Stanwix School community.

Kuldip McMullan

I have been a headteacher at Stanwix School for 7 years, previous to that I was headteacher of a small school in the west. My role involves working with the governing body in deciding on the strategic direction of our school. The governors visit school on a regular basis to work alongside staff and children in the classrooms and to support me in my role as headteacher.

Catherine Briggs

I was invited to become a governor in September 2016 and was appointed chair of the Finance, Staffing and Premises Committee in September 2018.  

As a parent to two children at Stanwix, I really value the opportunity to give something back to the school.  I enjoy being part of a team that both challenges and supports the school to enable all pupils to achieve their full potential.

Kelly Hand

I work as a Teaching Assistant in the Year 3 class at Stanwix School. I am married with 4 boys and 2 dogs. I enjoy going for walks with my family and socialising with my friends.