Governor Information

Full Governing Body and Individual Responsibilities

Staff Governor               Emma Bradley
Parent Governor           Darren Rowbotham

Parent Governor           Claire Birrell
Foundation Governor  Sue Manders
Ex- Officio                       Ian Taylor
Co-opted Governor      Michaela Howard

Co-opted Governor      Paula Hughes

Co-opted governor       Debra Armiger

Co-opted governor       Vacant post

LA Governor                   Roger Hewins

Headteacher                  Emily Mayer


Committee Structure

Full Governing Body
Oversight of all of school’s work – see instrument of governance
Finance and Resources
Curriculum and Standards
  • Financial matters
  • Staffing
  • Building repairs, maintenance, development
  • Health and Safety
  • Curriculum Development
  • Assessment and progress
  • Teaching and Learning policy and practice
  • Welfare and development of children.
Roger Hewins

Paula Hughes

Darren Rowbotham

Emily Mayer

Sue Manders

Michaela Howard

Claire Birrell

Emma Brad

Emily Mayer

Claire Birrell

Sue Manders

Paula Hughes


Calendar of Subject Governance through the year

Autumn TermSpring TermSummer Term
  • Review of action plan. Were the actions achieved and did it have impact?
  • Action plan for next academic year; including governors role and monitoring.
  • Governor and subject lead to have clear shared vision.
  • Governor report to be submitted
  • On-going monitoring activities
  • Lesson observations, book monitoring, data scrutiny, pupil interviews and learning walks
  • Subject leadership file shared and discussed.
  • Governor report to be submitted
  • Celebrate success, RAG action plan and evaluate effectiveness.
  • Evaluate standards and report to governors.
  • Governors report to be submitted.


In order for this partnership to be effective, subject leaders and governors must commit to the following actions –

  • Sharing of contact details and email to enable effective communication – through the clerk.
  • At least termly meetings (3 x per year) between staff and governors.
  • Effective communication from staff informing governors of any special events & sharing subject leader files.
  • Governors’ support and attendance at some key meetings and events relating to the subject.
  • Governor visit forms to be filled in and submitted to the clerk each term


Subject and Aspect areas of responsibility

School FocusGovernor ResponsibleSchool Link Person
EYFSDebra ArmigerVicky Cook
SENDSue MandersVicky Cook
Pupil PremiumPaula HughesEmily Mayer
PL and International Schools 

Michaela Howard


Natalie Budden ISA

Julia Thorne

Science and Eco-SchoolsRoger HewinsEmma Bradley
PSHERoger HewinsMegan Hayward
SafeguardingPaula HughesSammy Robinson

Emily Mayer


RE/Values/SIAMSIan Taylor
Christine Billinghurst (Values)

Emily Mayer (SIAMs RE)

Katherine Brown (RE)

AttendancePaula Hughes


Sammy Robinson

Lorraine Gledhill

Computing, Social Media and E-safety


Darren Rowbotham


Emma Bradley (E-safety)

Vicky Cook (DSL)

Louise Park (Computing)

Sam Magee (Computing)

MusicClaire Birrell Louise Park
Art and DT


Claire BirrellArt – Emily Booth

DT – Natalie Budden

PE and Sports Premium


Debra ArmigerSam Magee
History and GeographyRoger HewinsHannah Smith
Health and SafetyRoger HewinsTrevor Hughes


Sue MandersKatherine Brown
EnglishMichaela HowardJulia Thorne (Writing)

Emma Bradley (Reading)


Statutory Requirements

Ease of use, navigation and professional image

Sue Manders


Emma Bradley


School Meals & NutritionPaula HughesTrevor Hughes


It is hoped that communication between school and governors becomes both a professional and personal process, with individuals creating effective partnerships and gaining a deep knowledge of the school, challenging and supporting subject leaders to move the school forward rapidly.


Further information regarding the Governing Body, including meeting minutes, can be obtained by contacting the Clerk to the Governing Body, via the school office.

Governor Attendance 


Information regarding our newly appointed governors is pending and will be updated accordingly in the near future.

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