Governors

The three core functions of the Governing Body are:

  • ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure that its money is well spent, including the pupil premium.
Also...
  • To form close links with the school and to give encouragement, support and to celebrate positive developments of the school.
  • To assess the needs of the school and monitor the fabric of the building.
  • To oversee health and safety in the school.
  • To represent the legitimate concerns and interests of the pupils, parents, staff in the wider sense, thus serving the school and the community.
  • To support and celebrate positive developments in the school.
'You and your leadership team, including governors, are skilled leaders and have maintained high standards. You identify the school’s key strengths and areas for improvement accurately within your well-formulated self-evaluation and development plans.' OFSTED 2019

 

Foundation
  • Chris Norman (Chair)
  • Vacancy

Parent

  • Hannah Harrington
  • Steve Minall
  • Jamie McDonald-Murray

Co-opted

  • Peter Ong (Vice-Chair) 
  • Simon Mills
  • Eleanor Harrison

Local Authority

  • Vacancy

Staff

  • Chloe Gilmartin

Headteacher

  • Melanie Smallwood

Clerk

  • Louise Smale