Governor Information

The Governing Body has responsibility for the effective management of the school. Governors have legal duties, powers and responsibilities.

What we do…

  • The Governing Body work as a team, and in co-operation with the staff, ensure a safe and happy learning environment where children can prosper.
  • Monitor the strategic thinking of where the school is going and how we get there.
  • Ensure the day to day running of the school and Children’s Centre is managed by the Headteacher
  • Working with the Headteacher and senior staff, Governors are responsible for strategically setting and delivering the school’s aims and policies. This includes:
    • Improving standards of teaching and learning.
    • Implementation of statutory legislation.
    • Setting and monitoring the school’s budget.
    • Staff appointments and interviews.
    • Safeguarding and equal opportunities.
    • The School Development Plan (SDP).
    • Risk assessments and general care of the school’s estate.

Who are we?

Chair of Governors: Jenny Winfield

Vice Chair of Governors: Lee O’Hara


Standards Committee

NameKey Role
Lee O’HaraChair of Standards Committee
Link Governor for Curriculum
Appraisal of the Headteacher Panel Member
Gill Slee Link Governor for Pupil Premium
Teresa Lloyd Learning Support Assistant
Named Governor for Special Educational Needs & Inclusion
Jenny Short Named Governor for Special Educational Needs & Inclusion
Sian Randall Headteacher
Steve LungActing Deputy Headteacher


Resources Committee

NameKey Role
Paul SmithChair of Resources Committee
Link Governor for Finance
Jenny Winfield Named Governor for Child Protection, Children in Care & Young Carers
Link Governor for Induction & Training
Appraisal of the Headteacher Panel Member
Louise Burgess Named Governor for Health, Safety & Well-being/Premises
Dave Simpson Link Governor for Data
Appraisal of the Headteacher Panel Member
Sian Randall Headteacher


For more information about each Governor’s business, pecuniary and governance roles in other schools, please follow the link below.

The Governing Body has registered its interests and attendance

Business and Pecuniary Interests and Attendance – Updated October 2016



When do we meet?

The full Governing Body meets six times each school year to approve policies, receive reports from each Committee, review the progress of the school and, when required, make decisions on its future direction.

In addition Governors attend one of the specialist committees where the groundwork, research and discussion on key issues occurs.

 The Governing Body has registered its interests, which includes relevant business interests and relationships between Governors and members of school staff.

Governor Newsletters

Governor Newsletter December 2016