School Governors


Annual Report to Parents 2020 – 2021

School governors play a vital role in the life of our school. Their duties include:

  • setting the strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • approving the budget
  • reviewing progress against the budget and objectives
  • challenging and supporting senior staff
  • playing a part in appointing staff

The governing body in schools is made up of:

  • staff representatives, including the headteacher
  • community governors, including parents
  • other local sponsors, like businesses
Chair of Governors -Mrs Suzanne Amos: Designated safeguarding governor
Vice Chair of Governors – Mr Brian Thorne: Attendance link governor
Head Teacher – Mrs Samantha Hopkins
Clerk to Governors – Mrs Sue Horrell
Mr Mike Thomas – Local Authority governor: Science and Technology governor
Mrs Sharon Robathan – Teaching staff governor: Attendance link governor
Mrs Kim Pearce – Non-teaching staff governor
Mr Gareth Freeguard – Local Authority governor: Data governor
Fr Benjamin Andrews SSC – Community governor
Mrs Louise Davies – Parent governor
Mrs Claire Ingarfield-Jones – Parent governor
Mrs Sarah Evans – Parent governor
Mrs June Thomas – Community governor: ALN/SEN link governor, Mathematics and Numeracy governor
Mrs Paula Ketcher-Murrell – Parent governor: Digital Competency and Language, Literacy and Communication governor
Advice on how parents may request a meeting with a governing body is available in the following documents: