The role of a Governor has been described as that of a ‘Critical Friend’. Governors are volunteers drawn from the staff, parents and wider community of the school.
Governors endeavour to get to know the school well by visiting it regularly and supporting events.
The role of the governor includes:
Governors serve for terms of up to four years, but they may serve for longer if re-elected. The Full Board of the Governing Body meets approximately five times in each school year, but a lot of the detailed work is entrusted to committees who report back to the Full Board.
Committees meet approximately once each half term. The main committees are Standards, Curriculum, Inclusion & Pupils and Finance, Personnel & Premises.
Ian Chapman (Parent Governor) - Chair of Governors
Liesl Ganney (Headteacher)
Mick James (Co-Opted Governor – Deputy Head)
Helen Bremner (Staff Governor)
Chris Robson (Trust/Foundation Governor)
Rebecca Wood (Associate Governor - Staff Member)
Tudo Scheibner (Parent Governor)
Jenny James (Parent Governor)
Cllr Nigel Aldis (LA Governor)
Cllr Jennifer Ivanciu-Wilkinson (Trust/Foundation Governor)
Safeguarding Governor – Ian Chapman
PPG Governor – Chris Robson
Early Years Governor - Jenny James
SEND Provision - Nigel Aldis
Assessment & Curriculum - Ian Chapman
Interventions & Well Being - Tudo Scheibner
Curriculum - Jennifer Ivanciu-Wilkinson
Health &Safety- Chris Robson
Finance & Premises Committee
Standards, Curriculum, Inclusion & Pupils
Clerk to Governors
Michelle Devine - Devine Education & Clerking Consultancy
Governance Diversity Data
The Governing Body has agreed to opt out of collecting and publishing diversity data for the Governing Body. A further reviewed will be carried out in the autumn term 2023.