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School Governors


Together, the Governors are responsible for:

• Setting aims and targets for the school and checking the school's progress towards attaining these.

• Monitoring how well the school's policies and plans are working.

• Accounting for the performance of the school and the Governing Body.

• Working with the Headteacher to make sure teaching at school is effective and good quality and the children are making the best possible progress.

• Taking general responsibility for the school and its budget.

• Challenging and supporting the senior management team and taking opportunities to show interest in and appreciation of staff and pupils.

• Promoting the interests of the school and its pupils in the wider community.


Types of Governor

There are several different types of Governor:


Parent Governor 

Elected from parents at the school by parents at the school.

Staff Governor 

Elected from staff at the school by staff at the school.

Local Education Authority (LA) Governors

Appointed by the LEA.

Co-opted Governors

Appointed by members of the  Governing Body. They are intended to be representative of the local community and may add particular kinds of expertise.


Meet the Governors:



Term of Office



Register of Interests Other Governance at any other educational institutions Attendance at GB and Committee Meetings %

Brian Alker




Tom Ashworth


19.09.17- 04.09.20

Chair (wef 05.09.19)

Chair Finance

None None 85

Debbie Calvert

Headteacher     School Improvement None None 100

Robert Manton

Parent 12.02.19- 11.02.23 Vice Chair Finance None None  

Garth Watson

LEA 02.04.19- 01.04.23   School Improvement None None  

Chris Kimberley

Co-opted 05.04.17-04.04.21   School Improvement None None 85

Jennie Atherton



  School Improvement None None 100

John Knibbs

Associate 05.09.19- 04.09.20   Finance None None  









None of the governors are related to any of the staff including partners, spouses or relatives.

• The minutes of any of the full meetings of the governing body are available on request from the school.

• The Chair of Governors can be contacted via the following email address:




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