Message from the Chair of Governors 

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to our school.

Our school is a welcoming, happy and positive learning community in which everyone is encouraged and enabled to reach their full potential.

Under the outstanding leadership of our Head Teacher, our team of highly motivated and professional teachers and support staff are committed to every child’s success through instilling within them a love for learning, along with respect for others and growing self-confidence. The staff team work hard to value every person for their contribution to our school community as well as to the wider community.

As Governors we are committed to providing all our children with the highest standard of teaching and learning in a safe, caring environment in which they will receive a thorough, rounded and totally enjoyable education during these their formative years.

You and your child will be joining a happy, caring, and continuously improving school community where your child will work hard, behave well and succeed. We believe your hopes and expectations for your child will be fulfilled.

Yours sincerely

Anna Whitehead

Chair of Governors

We have 16 Governors on the Governing Body:

Governor Business/
Other
Interest
FGB
Attendance
2017-18
Committee
Attendance
2017-18

Victoria Compton

Type of Governor:  Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 17th Oct 2016 – 16th Oct 2020
Committee: Finance & Premises (F&P)
Responsibilities: Vice Chair of FGB

Nil Return 3/5  F&P–3/5

Carol Davies

Type of Governor: Staff
Appointed/Elected by: Staff
Term of Office: 5th May 2017 – 4th May 2021
Committee: Curriculum (C)

Nil Return 4/5 C–4/4

Roger Greasley

Type of Governor: Local Authority
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body/LA
Term of Office: 28th Jan 2018 – 27th Jan 2022
Committee: Staffing (S), Finance & Premises (F&P)
Responsibilities: Chair of Premises

Nil Return 4/5 S-5/5

F&P-5/5

Alison Ilott

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 2nd Mar 2015 – 1st Mar 2019
Committee: Curriculum (C)
Responsibilities: Chair of Curriculum

Nil Return 4/5 C-4/4

Tom Jeffery

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 6th Oct 2015 – 5th Oct 2019
Committee: Finance & Premises (F&P)
Responsibilities: Chair of Finance

 Nil Return  4/5  F&P-4/5

Sarah Kingdom

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 7th Dec 2017 – 6th Dec 2021
Committee: Staffing (S)

 Nil Return  4/4  S-1/3

Deborah Lewis

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 14th Oct 2014 – 15th Oct 2018
Committee: Curriculum (C)

Nil Return 4/5 C-4/4

Sophie Pollock

Type of Governor: Parent
Appointed/Elected by: Parents
Term of Office: 23rd Jan 2018 – 22nd Jan 2022
Committee: Curriculum (C)

Nil Return 2/3 C-2/2

Joanna Price

Type of Governor: Staff (Head Teacher)
Appointed/Elected by: Ex Officio
Term of Office: 25th Dec 2013 – 25th Dec 2050
Committee: Attends all

Nil Return 5/5 S-5/5

C-2/4

F&P-5/5

Juilet Rean

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 17th Oct 2016 – 16th Oct 2020
Committee: Curriculum (C)

Nil Return 4/5 C-4/4

Ashley de Safrin

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 6th Oct 2015 – 5th Oct 2019
Committee: Finance & Premises (F&P), Staffing (S) from January 2018, Curriculum (C) until January 2018

 Nil Return  4/5 F&P-3/4

S-2/2

C-1/2

Emily Travis

Type of Governor: Parent
Appointed/Elected by: Parents
Term of Office: 23rd Jan 2018 – 22nd Jan 2022
Committee: Curriculum (C)

 Nil Return  3/3  C-1/2

Will Wallage

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 1st Jan 2018 – 31 Dec 2021
Committee: Finance & Premises (F&P)

Nil Return 5/5 F&P-5/5

Anna Whitehead

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 1st Jan 2018 – 31 Dec 2021
Committee: Attends all
Responsibilities: Chair of Governors

Nil Return 4/5 F&P-5/5

S-5/5

C-4/4

Lisa Wilson-Pooley

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 21st Nov 2017 – 20th Nov 2021
Committee: Staffing (S)
Responsibilities: Chair of Staffing

Nil Return 5/5 S-5/5

Michael Allman

Type of Governor: Associate
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 19th Feb 2016 – 18th Feb 2020

 Nil Return  N/A  N/A

Governors resigning 2017–18:

Governor Business / Other Interest FGB Attendance 2017-18 Committee Attendance 17-18

Susan Findlay

Type of Governor: Co-opted
Appointed/Elected by: Governing Body
Term of Office: 17th Oct 2016 – 31st Dec 2017
Committee: Staffing (S), Curriculum (C)

Parish Councillor  2/2 S-2/2

C-2/2

No Governors resigned in 2016/17

Our Clerk to the Governors is Mrs L Carter