• The Governors work closely with the Headteacher and staff in order to ensure that the school’s objectives can be met.
  • The Governing Body consists of the Headteacher, parents, members nominated by the Local Authority, Community Governors and representatives of the teaching and support staff of the school.
  • Meetings of the full Governing Body are usually held every half term and sub-committees also meet regularly.
  • Parent Governors are appointed as a result of nominations and elections in which all parents are eligible to stand and vote. One of their particular responsibilities is to provide a viewpoint from that of ‘parent’ to the Governing Body.
  • If Parents wish to contact a Governor they may write, in confidence, addressed c/o the school.

Mrs Victoria Green

Dr Ann Harris

Ms Anneliese Fothergill

Mr John Jolly

Ms Liz Godman

Mrs Viv Barraclough

Name Type of Governor Committees Specific Responsibilities and Links Current Term of Office from Current Term of Office to
Mrs Victoria Green Co-opted Governor (Chair)

Grounds (Chair)

Staffing and performance managemetn

Curriculum and Learning : Careers

Curriculum and Learning : Music

Curriculum and Learning : Art

Trust Pastoral development group

7/12/18 6/12/22
Dr Ann Harris Co-opted Governor  

Curriculum and Learning : English and Reading

Trust Curriculum development group

01/12/16 20/11/20
Mrs Viv Barraclough Parent Governor

Health & Safety

Health and Safety

Curriculum and Learning : Georgraphy

Trust Curriculum development group

5/11/16 30/11/20
Mr John Jolly Co-opted Governor  

Educational Improvements : Health & Wellbeing

Governing Body CPD

Staff CPD

Trust Pastoral development group

28/9/20 27/9/24
Mr Christopher Taylor Headteacher

Resources & Finance Committee

Health & Safety


  Continuous Continuous
Miss Emma Charlesworth Staff Governor Health & Safety (Chair)   01/12/16 30/11/20
Anneliese Fothergill Co-opted Governor (Vice Chair)

Resources & Finance Committee

Educational Improvements : Safeguarding

Rigorous analysis of data

Financial frameworks and accountability

Curriculum and Learning : Maths

Trust Curriculum development group



Liz Godman Co-opted Governor  

Educational Improvements : Child Protection

Educational Improvements : Safeguarding

Educational Improvements : SEND

Educational Improvements : Equality, Inclusion and Diversity (including premiums)

Educational Improvements : Curriculum Reconnect

28/9/20 27/9/24


Previous Members Governor Type Date Stepped Down
Mr David Greenhalgh  Parent Governor Nov 2019
Polly Harrow-Wright Co-opted Governor Jul 2019
Gary Johnson Headteacher Dec 2019
Mrs Donna Sheldon-Wright Parent Governor Sep 2020



There is 1 Trustee Appointed Governor Vacancy

The Chair of Governors can be contacted, in writing, via the school office. The Chair of Governors will send an acknowledgement of receipt within 48 hours.

Register of Interest Returns

Governing Body Register of Interests

Meeting attendance

Governor Attendance


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Our Chair of Governors - Mrs Victoria Green, can be contacted via the school office

Governors Meetings Minutes

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