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  • Rushcroft Primary School,
  • Trent Road,
  • Shaw,
  • Oldham,
  • OL2 7YL
  • Tel: 0161 770 8236

Key Information

The date of the next Governors meeting for Rushcroft is

Tuesday 4th October at 6:30pm.


We will be recruiting for 2 Parent Governor vacancies.

 If you are interested and would like more information please talk to

Mrs K Fairhurst  or Mrs Sheridan.


If you need to  contact the Governors you can email

Summer Term 2016 


The next Governors  meeting is on the    5th  July   2016.


September 2015


2015 has seen changes to the Governing body.

Cllr Diane Williams and Cllr Dave Murphy have resigned from the governors. We will miss their input and advice and I thank them for all their hard work on behalf of your children.


We are delighted to welcome two new governors: Mrs Joanne Horn and Mr Zeghum Noor.


If you need to contact the governors you can email

or leave a letter addressed to the chair at the school office, it will be forwarded on to him unopened. Alternatively maybe you can see one of the governors around school: Mrs Fairhurst (parent governor), and Mrs Taylor are  around school every day.



Class Governors

Reception     Mrs Joanne Horn

Year 1           Mr Ian Waterhouse

Year 2           Mr Mark Barber

Year 3           Mrs Karen Fairhurst

Year 4           Mrs Lisa Booth

Year 5           Mr Zeghum  Noor

Year 6           Mrs Mari Wiswell


Roles and Responsibilities


Safe Guarding / Child Protection       

Mark Barber            Tracy Taylor            Karen Fairhurst


School Data                                         

Karen Fairhurst       Ian Waterhouse


Pupil Premium Funding                      

Tracy Taylor            Jeanette Wimpenny                   


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities          

Lisa Booth               Ian Waterhouse       Rebecca Rawsthorne     


Sports Premium Funding                             

Zeghum Noor          Joanne Horn


British Values                                      

Mari Wiswell            Nicola Normyle



Pupils Achievement and Attainment.


The governors monitor childrens work on a regular basis.  This year they have split into 3 groups and will be looking at progress and achievement in Reading, Writing and Maths. They also monitor and examine the use of targeted interventions to support children in these areas.


Reading Team (Includes Phonics)

Mari Wiswell            Joanne Horn           Tracy Taylor            Rebecca Rawsthorne      


Writing Team

Zeghum Noor          Nicola Normyle        Mark Barber           Karen Fairhurst


Maths Team

Janet Spence          Lisa Booth              Ian Waterhouse          Jeanette Wimpenny           




Dear Parents

We say goodbye to Mrs Crawley and her family today. She is moving away from the area and can no longer be a school governor.

We do however say welcome to Mrs Fairhurst, mother of William in year 1,  who was elected unopposed to the governing body.

The next meeting of the governors is on  29th September 6pm.

Mrs J E Sheridan


Class Governors September 2014

Reception    Mr Ian Waterhouse

Year 1          Ms Lisa Booth

Year 2          Councillor Diane Williamson

Year 3          Mr Mark Barber

Year 4          Councillor Dave Murphy

Year 5          Mrs Nicola Crawley

Year 6          Mrs Mari Wiswell



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