The school Governing Body has three key roles:

  1. To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school.
  2. To hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, including their wellbeing and safety.
  3. To oversee the financial performance of the school and to ensure that money is well spent.

The Governors hold two full governing body meetings each term and are committed to maintaining high standards in the school. Our vision is to use the strength of the school to build on previous achievements to create a learning community which seeks to raise standards, enjoyment, achievement and aspirations for all, while ensuring our children and their families are supported.  The values of the Governors are underpinned by the principles of equality, inclusion and commitment to support the well-being of every child in our school.

Meet Our Governors 

Steven Hurst Since February 2022 Chair of Governors Parent Governor
Helen Pechey Since December 2000 Co-Vice Chair Parent Governor
Abbie Cairns Since May 2021 Co-Vice Chair Parent Governor
Yvonne Dobson     Headteacher
Laura Dawson Since March 2023   Staff Governor
Katie Hodson Since October 2021   Co-opted Governor
John Hulme Since January 2021   Co-opted Governor
Gemma Healey Associate Governor without voting rights.   Deputy Headteacher

Pay Committee members are Steven Hurst, Helen Pechey and Katie Hodson.

Governors do not have governance roles in other schools.

Governors do not have conflicting business or financial Interests.


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