Leading the School

The Governing Body support, lead and grow the school. All our Governors are volunteers and work closely with our Headteacher, senior leaders, teachers and other members of staff to make our school a happy, friendly and successful place. All governors of maintained schools are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

Feel free to navigate through the Governor section and find out who we are, what we do and how to contact us. You can contact the Chair of Governors on

Categories of Governor

Parent Governor - Elected by parents and carers of children at the school.

Co-Opted Governor - Appointed by the Governing Body to represent the wider community.

Staff Governor - Elected by the teaching and support staff at the school.

LA Governor - Appointed by the Local Authority.

Additional Governor - Appointed by the Local Authority as temporary governors to provide advice and support to the substantive governing body.

Clerk to Governors - Employed by the school to Clerk governing body meetings. The Clerk also provides advice to the Chair and rest of the governing body during meetings.

Who's Who

Matt Bishop

Dan Beard

Teresa Cross


Gemma Higgins

Alan Meredith

Richard Jones

Debra Clough


Jose Brazier

David Penney

Clare Tilling

Katherine Goddard

Lynne Adams


Gill Moir


Gareth Hughes


Michelle Saddington


Chair of Governors

Vice-Chair of Governors

Head Teacher


Parent Governor

Parent Governor

Parent Governor

Parent Governor


Co-Opted Governor

Co-Opted Governor

Co-Opted Governor

Co-Opted Governor

Co-Opted Governor


Staff Governor


LA Governor 


Clerk to Governors 

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