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Josephine Holt

Co-opted Governor: elected by the other members of the Governing Body

Term of office from 6 October 2020 to 5 October 2024
First appointed on 6 October 2020


Declaration of interest: None


Other governorships: None


Attendance at Governors meetings (for academic year 2021-22): 60% 


I am a doctor currently training to become a GP after having worked in a variety of specialties including Emergency Medicine and Paediatrics. I have also completed a Masters in Health Economics and Health Policy during which I researched the use of digital platforms for delivering healthcare. 


I moved to the area in 2019 and wanted to volunteer as an opportunity to get to know my local community. Having always had a strong interest in education I therefore considered becoming a Governor and have never looked back.


As a Governor it is my responsibility to support the Headteacher and her staff in fulfilling their roles. I get the chance to ask probing questions to ensure the children at Cranford Primary School are getting the best service possible that will enable them to thrive. I get insight into how the strategic direction of the school is planned and how this impacts our children. I have thoroughly enjoyed this role so far and look forward to what is to come.