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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 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 – 26/07/2019  

    Conrad Hart-Brooke


    Community Governor 11/11/2013 – July 2018  

    Maria Williams


    Headteacher Ex-officio  03/09/2018  
    Lee Elliott Community Governor 12/02/2018 -12/02/2022  Educational Visits, Headteacher Performance Management
    Janet Purcell Community Governor 12/03/2015 – 12/03/2023 Training Governor

    Martin Truscott


    Community Governor 10/11/2015 – 10/11/2023 Careers 

    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 Vice-Chair - Compliance, Headteacher Performance Management & Website, Governor Training

    Stephen Cudmore 


    Parent Governor  05/02/2018 - 05/09/2019  
    Tracy Campbell Parent Governor  05/02/2018 - 05/02/2022  
    Rachel Brannan Staff Governor 16/10/2018 - 16/10/2022  
    Howard Stevenson  Trust Appointed  27/11/2019 - 27/11 2023  
    Debbie Jeffers  Parent Governor  27/11/2019 - 27/11/2023  
    Graham Hamlyn  Trust Appointed  27/11/2019 - 27/11/2023  

    Governors' Meetings 

    Local Governing Body

    Wednesday 30th September 2020

    Wednesday 25th November 2020

    Thursday 25th February 2021

    Wednesday 5th May 2021

    Wednesday 30th June 2021

    Governor Attendance: Local Governing Body.

    Click here for attendance register   


    Click here for Governor Register of Interests.


    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.