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    The Role of the Local Governing Body. Click here for the Chair of Governors statement 2018.

    The Local Governing Body has three core functions:

    • Setting the vision and strategic direction
    • Holding the Headteacher Senior Leadership Team to account for the educational performance of the school
    • Ensuring financial health, probity and value for money

    School governors and their roles:

    Term of Office
    Specific Responsibilities
    Sarah Brown Community Governor 11/11/2013 – 11/11/2021 Vice Chair, Child Protection, Safeguarding, SEND & CLA (Looked after Children)

    Elisabeth Jones (Resigned)

    Tracey Atkins


    Trust Appointed

    Parent Governor


     11/11/2013 - Dec 2017

    04/10/2013 - 01/10/2017


    Martin Dove
    Community Governor 01/09/2015 – 01/09/2019 Complaints
    Student Liaison Advisor

    Conrad Hart-Brooke


    Community Governor 11/11/2013 – 11/11/2021  

    Maria Williams


    Headteacher Ex-officio  03/09/2018  
    Lee Elliott Community Governor 12/02/2018 -12/02/2022  
    Janet Purcell Community Governor 12/03/2015 – 12/03/2019 Training Governor
    Martin Truscott Community Governor 10/11/2015 – 10/11/2019  Health and Safety 

    James Tuck


    Staff Governor 10/11/2015 – 10/11/2019  
    Cllr Mary Harland Community Governor 11/11/2013 – 10/11/2021  

    Eileen McCarthy


    Community Governor 27/11/2017 - 27/11/2021  Compliance, Headteacher Performance Management & Website
    Stephen Cudmore  Parent Governor  05/02/2018 - 05/02/2022  
    Tracy Campbell Parent Governor  05/02/2018 - 05/02/2022  
    Rachel Brannan Staff Governor 16/10/2018 - 16/10/2022  

    Governors' Meetings 

    Local Governing Body

    Wednesday 2nd October 2019

    Wednesday 27th November 2019

    Wednesday 26th February 2020

    Wednesday 6th May 2020

    Wednesday 1st July 2020

    Governor Attendance: Local Governing Body. Click for attendance register   

    Governor Register of Interests. Click here 


    Parent Governors are elected by the parents of pupils in school.
    Community Governors are appointed by the Brigshaw Learning Partnership
    Staff Governors are elected by the staff of the school.
    Associate Members are appointed by the Local Governing Body and work in an advisory capacity. Associate Members have no voting rights.
    The Headteacher holds an ex-officio position.