Governors

School Governing Body

The Governing Body are the strategic leaders of our school and have a vital role to play in making sure that every child gets the best possible education.

The Governing Body has a strong focus on three core strategic functions:

Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff.
Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

In doing so, the Governing Body undertake the following key activities:

Understand our school. 
Set our school’s strategic direction.
Commission action.
Performance manage our school leaders. 
Check if we are fit for purpose.

To contact the Chair of Governors please contact the school office.

The Governing Body Membership

 

The Governing Body consists of nine governors:

Name Category
 
Term of Office (date of appointment in bold)
Elected by Committee
Mr Gavin Brown Local Authority
(Chair of Governors)
01.05.19 - 
30.04.23
Governing Body Appointment

Finance & Resources
Link Governor
Mr Andrew Smith Parent Governor
(Vice Chair) 
10.06.14 -
09.06.20
Elected by Parents
 
Finance & Resources Chair
 
Mrs Gill
Pinnington 
Foundation Ex Officio
Governor 
03.09.18 -
02.09.22
Diocese Appointment
Finance & Resources Vice Chair

Mrs Ruth
Cantrill     
Foundation Governor 14.06.19 -
13.06.23
Diocese Appointment
 
 
 
Mr Andrew Mawdsley Headteacher
25.02.19-
 
Governing Body Appointment
 
Finance & Resources

Mr Tom Coleman  Staff Governor 01.11.19 -
31.10.23
Elected by Staff
Finance & Resources

 
Mr Mike Kelly
 
Co-Opted Governor
01.05.19 -
30.04.23
Governing Body Appointment
 Safeguarding
Mr Phil
Barrington  
Parent Governor  20.06.16 -
19.06.20
Elected by Parents
 
 
 
Mr Dawn
Cox
Foundation Governor 22.11.18 -
21.11.22
Diocese Appointment
 
 
Mrs Natalie
Hill
Parent Governor 18.04.18 -
17.04.22
Elected by Parents
 
Pupil Premium
 
Mr Daniel Cook Parent Governor 01.11.19 -
31.10.23
Elected by Parents
 
 
 
 
 
Mr Nick Evans
 
Co-Opted Governor 18.09.19 -
17.09.23
Governing Body Appointment Finance & Resources
Miss Kate
Turnbull 
Clerk to the Governors NA
NA
 
NA
 

        

 




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