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Governors

Governors stand for four years and they form important links between the school, parents and the local community.

Our governors have three main roles :

  • Critical friend – Providing encouragement and honest feedback.
  • Accountability – Ensuring that the school is effectively run, and continually improving.
  • Strategic – Helping the headteacher decide how the school should be run.

These roles are delivered mainly through two committees that report to the full governing body (FGB):

The Finance and Resources Committee (F&R), chaired by Andrew Newman
The School Improvement Committee (SIC), chaired by Miss Kate Hackwell

Our governors are:

 

Type of Governor Name Special Area of Focus Date
of Appointment
Date Stepped Down Term of Office

Current committee

 

Committee
Attendance (2015-16)
Register of Interests
CO-Opted Mr John Weston
(Chair)
PSHEC,
Anti-bullying,
Child Protection, Looked after Children
08/05/2015   4 Years   FGB (3/4)
SIC (5/6)
None

Miss Kate Hackwell

(Vice Chair)

D&T & Science 08/05/2015   4 Years   FGB (4/4)
SIC (6/6)
Works for Cambridge Education, which provides services and products for schools
Mr Jonathan Downes English, SEN, G&T 08/05/2015    4 Years  SIC (Chair) FGB (4/4)
SIC (5/6)
None
Dr Andrew Newman Governor Training, Computing 08/05/2015   4 Years  F&R (Chair) FGB (4/4)
F&R (6/6)
None
Mr Terry Hartga Health & Safety 08/05/2015   4 Years   FGB (4/4)
F&R (6/6)
Partner is a Dyslexia Tutor and director of PATOSS (professional Association of Pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties)
Nicola Pinner
(Class Teacher)
  16/09/2015   4 Years   FGB (3/3)
SIC (6/6)

None

 

Mrs Susan Thornton-Bjork Community  1/03/2017    4 Years     Grandparent of child in school
LEA vacancy             None
Parent Linda Morris PE  29/09/2016   4 years     None
Tim Johnson Maths  29/09/2016    4 years     None
Mrs Annabel Bradford Music, Art & Foundation Stage 05/03/2014   4 Years   FGB (3/4)
F&R (4/6)
Teacher at another school
Mr Peter Nash History, Geography 19/11/2015   4 Years   FGB (2/3)
F&R (4/5)
None
Mrs Rachel Page Modern Foreign Languages, RE 19/11/2015   4 Years   FGB (3/3)
SIC (4/4)
None
Headteacher Mrs Jane Sherwood   01/09/2009   Ongoing   FGB (4/4)
F&R (6/6)
SIC (6/6)
 
Teacher Mr James Taylor
(Deputy Headteacher)
  01/09/2016   4 Years   FGB (3/4)
F&R (5/6)
Governor at another school
Stepped Down Mr Paul Bradley   06/11/2011 05/11/2015 4 Years   FGB (1/4)
F&R (4/6)
 
Mr Jon Large    01/09/2012 14/09/2016 4 Years   FGB (3/4)
F&R (5/6)
 
Mrs Nicole Morgan   15/09/2012 14/09/2016 4 Years   FGB (4/4)
F&R (5/6)
SIC (5/6)
 
Mr Michael Phillips   15/09/2012 06/06/2016 4 Years   FGB (4/4)
SIC (2/6)
 
Mr Owen Davies    01/09/2016 19/01/2017        

You can contact the governors through the school office.