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The Governing Body

There is currently a vacant position on the School Governing Body - applications are currently being sought from parents at school to fill this role.  Closing date is 25th June 2021.


Governance Statement for the Governing Body

Impact of the Governing Body September 2019

Impact of the Governing Body September 2020


We have nominated governors for finance and pupil progress. All governors are appointed for a 4 year term unless otherwise stated.

In addition we have nominated governors for all elements of the school development plan, SEN, Head Teacher performance management and would form an a discipline committee as needed.

Please click here for information about governor attendance. 


Governors Report for Academic year 2015/2016 


Governor Report for Academic Year 2016/2017


Governor Report for Academic Year 2017/2018


Governor Report for Academic Year 2018/2019


Foundation Governors (appointed by the Diocese)


Mr Jeremy Durant

Term ends: 18/01/2026




LEA Governor (Nominated by LA, appointed by GB)


Helen Smith

Term ends: 23/03/2026


Co-opted Governors (appointed by governing body)


Mrs Sue Blagden (Chair)

 Term ends 06/07/2025


Karen Storey

Term ends 23/03/2026



Parent Governors (elected by parents)

Mrs J Johnson

Also governor at Rillington Primary School

Term ends: 18/01/2026


Mrs H Patterson (Vice Chair)

Term ends: 06/07/2025 



Staff Governors (elected by staff)

Mrs Tracy Thompson

Term ends: 16/07/2025


Mrs Mari Palmer (School Head Teacher)

Also trustee at YEAT

Colin Palmer (husband) is a supply teacher

Term ends: N/A



Clerk to the Governors:

Ms Helen Lowdell


Please click on the link here for more information on each Governor



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