01706 378556


Charity of the year with the Co-op achieved by our Young Leaders.Our senior band took first place at Rochdale Music Festival 2019.Our Musical Theatre group won at Rochdale Music Festival 2017, 2018 and have just won again. Our girls took 1st, 3rd and 4th place in cross country and our boys were awarded 2nd place.Ofsted 2019 Littleborough Primary School continues to be a good school "Pupils are a credit to the school"

Governors' Information



Name: Paul Muir

Category of Governor:  Chair, Co-opted Governor

Term of Office: 18.07.18 - 17.07.22

Committees on which the Governor serves: SAC

My name is Paul Muir and I have lived in Littleborough for over 29 years and three of my children attended Littleborough Community Primary School. In total I have been a governor for over 25 years and this is my second time as a governor at this school. I was vice chair and then chair of governors here last time and stayed as a governor for a number of years after my children left, I then became a governor at Hollingworth Academy until I resigned from their board last year. Even though I have no children attending the school I am fully committed to ensuring that every child that attends the school receives the best education they can, they enjoy themselves whilst at the school and leave fully prepared for the next step in their educational journey.


Name:  Kate Aspin

Category of Governor:  Vice Governor, Parent Governor

Term of office:    05.09.19 – 31.08.23

Committees on which the Governor serves: Resources and SAC, Link Governor for EYFS and KS1

My name is Kate Aspin, I have lived in Littleborough for 17 years. Both my children have been to Littleborough Community Primary School and my youngest, Isaac is in Year 3. I have been a Primary School teacher, Deputy and Acting Head in Lancashire, Trafford and Calderdale and currently work at a University training Primary School teachers, so I am passionate about effective teaching and learning.  I have been a member of the PTFA for a number of years.  I believe that all children should have access to superb teaching, a great environment, stimulating lessons and to feel safe and included.


Name:  John Hartley

Category of Governor: Authority Governor

Term of office:   21.05.17 – 20.05.21

Committees on which the Governor serves: Complaints, Personnel Appeals

My name is John Hartley and I am an authority governor. I have lived in Littleborough all my life and I was educated at Littleborough High school. I have been a governor for the past four years and I am currently serving in my 5th year as a local councillor for the ward of Littleborough Lakeside in which the school is located.  I am also employed in Littleborough at Fothergill Engineered Fabrics, where I run the knitting department and have worked for the company now for almost 27 years.

I am passionate about every child regardless of race or where they live. I also believe every child should receive an equal education and that they should be able to reach their full potential in a fun and safe place.



Name:  Caroline Moss

Category of Governor: Staff Governor

Term of office:  01.09.19 – 31.08.23

Committees on which the Governor serves: Resources

My name is Caroline Moss and I am a staff Governor at Littleborough Community Primary School. In my role as a Teaching Assistant I have worked at the school since 1994 and currently work in year 6. I also organise school trips and residentials, which I know from experience, provide extra breadth to the National Curriculum, giving a rounded education. I live in Littleborough and my three children all attended L.C.P.S. I firmly believe that our school is at the heart of the community providing local children with a safe, caring environment, in fantastic surroundings, in which they can grow to their full potential.


Name:  Jessica Pursglove

 Category of Governor: Staff Governor

 Term of office:  08.03.17 - 06.03.21

 Committees on which the Governor serves: Resources, SAC, Link Governor for Healthy Schools

 My name is Jessica Pursglove and I recently became a staff Governor at Littleborough Community Primary School. I have worked at the school for 3 years and I currently teach Year Two.  I strongly believe that this school works hard in its commitment to ‘bring out the best in every child’ and that we offer a safe and stimulating working environment that allows children to reach their full potential.  I feel very fortunate to work at this amazing school and alongside our supportive and hardworking colleagues, who care about every child and provide the best education for our children.




Name: Rachel Thorne

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor

Term of Office: 17.05.17- 16.05.21

Committees on which the Governor serves: SAC


My name is Rachel Thorne and I am a co-opted governor.  I have lived in Littleborough for 18 years.  Now my 3 children have started at school I am delighted to be able to be a governor and support Littleborough Community Primary School.  I have been a secondary school modern languages teacher for 17 years, where I was head of department and a specialist 6th form tutor. I am now in a position to offer the same commitment to our local school as I have to the schools that I have taught in.  I strongly believe all children deserve the best we can give them in terms of teaching, knowledge and experiences.  Littleborough Community Primary School is a school striving for excellence for all children and it really is a ‘community school’.


Name:  Nick Andrews

Category of Governor: Community Governor

Term of office:    23.07.18 - 22.07.22

Committees on which the Governor serves:  

My name is Nick Andrews and I have recently joined the Governors to bring a community link. I have been a governor previously at primary schools in Oldham. I am now retired, having worked in the field of regeneration and community development for over 30 years

I have lived in Littleborough for 15 years and am a Director of MoorEnd Development Trust Ltd, a local voluntary regeneration company and the focus at present is on saving Hare Hill House to create a Community Arts and Enterprise Centre for Littleborough. I am also Secretary of the Pennines Business and Tourism Forum, serve as a Trustee of the Littleborough Arts Festival and Littleborough Civic Trust. My goal at the school is to ensure that everyone in our community reaches their full potential, whilst our pupils become confident self-reliant young people contributing to our community.


Name:  Claire Mann

Category of Governor: 

Term of office:    30.09.19 - 29.09.23

Committees on which the Governor serves:  




Name: Steven North

Category of Governor: 

Term of office:    

Committees on which the Governor serves: