Sub-groups

The Derby OA Partnership Board is supported by four sub-groups made up of local practitioners and stakeholders who submit recommendations to the Board for consideration and review the progress of OA funded programmes.

These four sub-groups are:

Primary Strategy Group (PSG)

A city wide primary and early years strategy group which commissions strategies and support for PVI settings, maintained nurseries and primary schools. Chaired by Jane Calladine. Membership includes:

  • Jane Calladine – Executive Head, Redwood and Parkview Primary Schools
  • Pauline Anderson – Derby City Council
  • Fiona Colton – Derby City Council         
  • Peter Chilvers – School Development Support Agency (SDSA)
  • Pete Sloan – School Development Support Agency (SDSA)
  • Wendy Colebourn – Harrington Nursery
  • Laura Baddiley – Harrington Nursery
  • Deborah Outhwaite – Derby Teaching School Alliance (DTSA)
  • Tammy Elwood – Derby Research School, Wyndham Primary Academy
  • Clive Lawrence – St Giles School
  • Rob Sherwood – St Giles School
  • Alexandra Beardmore – Landau Forte Academy Moorhead 
  • Laura Rowe – Landau Forte Academy Moorhead 
  • Jonathan Gallimore – Hardwick Primary School
  • David Blackwell – Springfield Primary School         
  • David Hall – Brackensdale ER Junior School  
  • Clare Penter – Bramblebrook Pre-School
  • Alison Woodhouse – St Peters Junior School
  • Lorna Blanchenot – Ravensdale Infant and Nursery School
  • Rachel Gilbert – Orchard Nursery School
  • Sarah Charles – University of Derby      
  • Kerry Hodges – Public Health

Secondary Strategy Group (SSG)

A city wide secondary group which commissions strategies and support for education providers and with a clear focus on improving outcomes in English / mathematics, securing positive destinations at age 16. Jointly chaired by Neil Wilkinson and Alison Brannick. Membership includes:

  • Neil Wilkinson – The Bemrose School
  • Alison Brannick – Landau Forte College
  • Pauline Anderson – Derby City Council
  • Peter Chilvers – School Development Support Agency (SDSA)
  • Debbie Gerring – St Martins School
  • Kevin Gaiderman – Chellaston Academy
  • Ash Venkatesh – Littleover Community School
  • Phil Smith – City of Derby Academy
  • Brian Walker – West Park School
  • Katie Roberts – Da Vinci Academy
  • Mike Pride – The Kingsmead School
  • Kate Martin – Derby College
  • Hayley Wood – University of Derby
  • Krisha Bainham – Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Collaborative Outreach Programme (DANCOP)
  • Jacqui Kinch – Derby City Council / Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnerships (D2N2 LEP)  

Broader Horizons

City wide strategy and commissioning group for arts, sporting and leisure activities within the city as well as the promotion of STEAM activities. Chaired by Anna Ince. Membership includes:

  • Anna Ince – Resonate       
  • Mike Brown – Derby City Council
  • Simon Carnell – Derby County Community Trust
  • Will Turner – Derby County Community Trust
  • Ian Cotter – Derby Sport Forum  
  • Baby J – Baby People
  • Clare Limb – Deda
  • Caroline Barth – Derby Theatre
  • Nicola Swaney – Rolls Royce      
  • Richie Wheatcroft – Derby UTC
  •  Zoe House – Lees Brook Community School
  • April Hayhurst – Derby College
  • Alex Nunn – University of Derby

Post 16

City wide post 16 group which commissions strategies and support to improve post 16 outcomes including employer engagement. Chaired by Kate Martin.

  • Kate Martin – Derby College        
  • Jacqui Kinch – Derby City Council / Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnerships (D2N2 LEP)  
  • Jonie Centro – Derby City Council
  • Peter Chilvers – School Development Support Agency (SDSA)
  • Pete Sloan – School Development Support Agency (SDSA)
  • Rachel Quinn – Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnerships (D2N2 LEP)
  • Berni Dickinson – Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnerships (D2N2 LEP)
  • Abdul Bathin – Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC)
  • Nicola Swaney – Rolls Royce