A Governing body:

  • Works in conjunction with the Head Teacher
  • Conducts their work mainly through committees and meetings lead by members of the governing body, with guidance  from the Head Teacher and the relevant paperwork
  • Makes decisions collectively as a team, specific committees or individuals

School governors:

  • Ensure a high standard of educational attainment
  • Oversee the school budget, including staffing and pay levels
  • Maintain a balanced curriculum, particularly that the National Curriculum and Religious Education are taught
  • Review and question reports on test results and pupils continuing achievement in National Curriculum assessments
  • Partake in the appointment of senior staff (including the Head Teacher) and govern staff conduct and discipline
  • Accept widespread responsibility for the conduct of the school
  • Formulate targets for pupil achievement
  • Draft action plans after an Ofsted inspection

You can read more about the role of a Governing Body in the Dfe Governors Handbook.

The representatives of the Governing Body are:

Chair – Gynette Parke (Parent)                    Clerk to Governors – Karen Churchill (Staff)

James Hallett (Co-opted)                    Deamonn Hewett-Dale (Staff)

Rachel King (Parent)                    Lynne Metcalfe (Co-opted)

Debbie Morgan (Co-opted)                    Luke Needham (Co-opted)

Michael Swann (LA)                    Judith Turner (Parent)

Bill Webber                    Rose Wiggins (Staff)


We currently have a parent vacancy available.  Please contact the school for information

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