Meet the LAB Members

Mrs Michelle Hague

Chair of LAB/Parent Governor

I have been a parent Governor for 4 years and Chair of the Local Advisory Board since October 2019. I have always wanted my children to feel safe and secure at school and to be enthusiastic learners. I feel privileged to be a small part of the team who are ensuring that ALL the children at St Newlyn East, are well looked after, well educated and reaching their potential.

Mr Andy Watkins

Head Teacher

Mrs Laura Massabo

Staff Governor

I am the new Assistant Headteacher and recently appointed new member to the LAB.

Mrs Evey Evison

Parent Governor

My name is Evey Evison and I have two children at the St Newlyn East Academy. I am currently the Headteacher of Blackwater Primary School and use my knowledge and skills from my job to and challenge support the leadership at St Newlyn East. I have a particular interest in the teaching of mathematics and the provision for Special Educational Needs and disadvantaged children.

Mr Phil Harris

Community Governor

I have lived in Mitchell village for 20yrs with my wife, Helen, and two sons, Finlay and Harry. I'm delighted to be part of the Board and look forward to working with the Trust, School members, Head Teacher and LAB colleagues in ensuring a broad and inclusive education is available and provided to all children. I have a particular interest in the school's physical activity programme and pupil behaviour with the aim of ensuring children of all abilities improve and thrive during their primary education.