Crakehall Church of England Primary School

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Crakehall Church of England Primary School

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Our School

Mrs Andrea Offord

Andrea Offord

​Andrea has been involved with local school governance for over 20 years and has a wealth of experience in the role of both Chair and Vice Chair.  As the Swaledale Alliance manager, Andrea has a good understanding of national Teaching School Hub agendas and of schools working collaboratively to drive school improvement.  As such she is able to support federation schools in leading the work of the Alliance.  She also works in partnership with Consultant Headteachers and the Local Authority, in supporting governor development as part of school support plans.  In addition, Andrea facilitates the Chair of Governor network meetings. 

Andrea likes to keep fit by playing squash and walking the dogs but most of all enjoys walking or skiing in the mountains.


Vice Chair of Full Governing Body

Co-opted Governor

Chair of Crakehall LSC

Pupil Premium Lead Governor

Date of Appointment 19 July 2021
Term of Office 4 yrs
Appointed by Full Governing Body
Attendance for 2020/21 * 100%
Business and/or Pecuniary Interests Swaledale Alliance
Governance Roles in other schools None
Relationships between governors and members of staff None
* Attendance refers to the previous disbanded Governing Body
Synergy Trust Schools

About Synergy Schools

Synergy Schools is a federation of primary schools in the north of North Yorkshire. The federation was formed in September 2018 after the 2017-18 academic year, when Brompton-on-Swale and Crakehall CE Primary Schools successfully shared senior leadership capacity.