Governing Body

Federated Governing Body of Lowick and Holy Island C of E First Schools
  • Mr Robert O'Rourke

    Chair of Governors

    I joined the Governing Body of Lowick First School in September 2016 as the Local Authority Governor, In April 2017 I became Chair.
    I have 2 children in the school, and run a business locally. I am keen to contribute to creating an environment in which every child is able to learn and reach their full potential and where they feel happy and secure.

  • Mr John Weightman

    Vice Chair Governor

    John Weightman MBE
    Until retirement Senior Civil Servant - last role Vice President of the National Body monitoring conditions in prisons and detention centres, leading on children in the criminal justice system, and prisoner education for which he was appointed MBE in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours.  Lives in East Ord. Volunteer at Lindisfarne Castle and is a member of St Mary's Church, Holy Island. Long experience at senior level of committee work and oversight and monitoring role of professional organisation. I am also treasurer of Berwick Arts Choir and a trustee of Church Action on Poverty.

  • Mrs Jane Crossman


  • Rev Adam Hood


  • Ms Barbara Morris


  • Rev John Vilaseca

    Ex-Officio Governor

  • Mrs Kim Gillings