Our Governors meet regularly and many visit school during the day to support the work of school leaders or to help in class, during visits or at special events. Two of our Governors are linked directly to the Parent Council, a further group of representative parents, who provide vital, regular and constructive feedback to school leaders.

We have 11 Governors at present:

Mrs K Thorogood- Chair of Governors

Miss C Throssell- Vice-Chair and Safeguarding Governor

Mr L McClure- Headteacher

Mrs N Exley- Staff Governor

Mr R Fletcher

Dr M Parker

Mr N Perry

Mr D Cliffe

Mrs L Waring

Mrs E Kent

Mr A Noble


Clerk to the Governors- Miss E Chapman

Clerk to LA Governor Meetings- Mrs Denise Barber


Governor Attendance 2019/20

Achievement and Learning Committee: 88%

Pay Committee: 100%

Resources Committee: 92%

FGB/LA Meetings: 87%

COVID virtual meetings (from March): 100%


Governor Attendance 2020/21 (Virtual meetings)

Achievement and Learning Committee: 86%

Pay Committee: 80%

Resources Committee: 94%

FGB/LA Meetings: 90%



Roles and Responsibilities

Governance (R is Resources and A/L is Achievement and Learning)

Governor Additional responsibilities Subject link/leader link
Kristianne Thorogood- A/L and Pay Chair of Governors/fundraising/communication Literacy- Rhia Fearn/D Royston/C Honey
Claire Throssell- A/L and Pay Vice-Chair/Safeguarding/SEND Music/Faith- R Andrew
Richard Fletcher- R Chair of Finance, FSVS/Risk Management Computing- Tristan Venus
Emmeline Kent- R Finance and Community Wellbeing- L Wildsmith/L McClure
Andrew Noble- R Sports funding and provision PE and Sport- N Exley
Derek Cliffe- R Health and Safety Science- J Alderson
Nick Perry- A/L Maths and Pupil Premium Maths- R Mayston and N Evans
Nic Exley- A/L Staff Voice MfL- H Kelly
Malcolm Parker- A/L Chair of A/L group/HT appraisal/policy QA Humanties- R Henstock
Claire Throssell- A/L and Pay Safeguarding/SEND Music/Faith- R Andrew
Lynsey Waring- R and Pay Human Resources Art/DT- R Tomlinson