School Governors

Annual Report to Parents 2023

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

Head Teacher – Mrs Samantha Hopkins

Clerk to Governors – Mrs Sue Horrell
Mr Mike Thomas – Local Authority governor: Science and Technology
Mrs Sharon Robathan – Teaching staff governor: Attendance
Mrs Kim Pearce – Non-teaching staff governor: School Council
Mr Gareth Freeguard – Local Authority governor
Fr Benjamin Andrews SSC – Community governor: Curriculum and Health and Well-being

Mrs Stacy Curran – Parent governor: Language, Literacy and Communication

Mrs Laura Docherty – Parent governor: Humanities

Mrs Sarah Evans – Parent governor: Children Looked After (CLA), Expressive Arts

Mrs June Thomas – Community governor: ALN/SEN and Mathematics and Numeracy

Mr Andrew Phillips – Parent governor: Digital Competency/ICT

Advice on how parents may request a meeting with a governing body is available in the following documents: