School Governors

The governing body is made up of parent, staff, local authority and community representatives. The governors' role is not about fundraising, neither it is about cheerleading for the school - though governors might do both those things. School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools. Governors appoint the head teacher and are involved in the appointment of other staff. It is governors who hold the main responsibility for finance in schools, and it is governors who work with the head teacher to make the tough decisions about balancing resources.

Each individual governor is a member of a governing body, which is established in law as a corporate body.   Individual governors may not act independently of the rest of the governing body. Decisions are the joint responsibility of the governing body.  Follow this link to see a list of Governor business interests. The role of the governing body is a strategic one, its key functions are to:

  • set the aims and objectives for the school

  • set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives

  • set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives

  • monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives

  • be a source of challenge and support to the head teacher (a critical friend)

 If you would like to become a Governor please contact the Mrs Melanie Wilkinson our school administrator who is clerk to the governing body.

Our School Governors

Last Name First Name Category Portfolio Role
vacant   Parent Member of the teaching and learning committee  
Brown Alan Community Chair of Governing Body Chair
Clarke Pat Community Chair of the management committee, Safeguarding & Esafety Governor  
Clements Jacquie Community Vice Chair of Governing Body  Vice-Chair
vacant   Parent Member of the management committee  
Andy Richards Staff Head teacher  
Jukes Mick LEA Governor responsbile for premises & health and safety.  
Latham Rev Robert Community Governor responsible for pastoral care and member of the management committee.  
Loach Sandra Parent Member of the management committee  
Beckett Tanya Parent Member of the teaching and learning committee  
Watkins Rachael Staff Chair of teaching and learning committee  
Wilkinson Melanie Staff   Clerk to the Governors

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