Governing Body

The school Governing Body has an important strategic role in supporting the work of the school.  The Governors hold two full governing body meetings each term.  Parents are welcome to come along. Please contact school if you would like to know when the next meeting is.

The Governing Body is made up of: elected Parent Governors, elected Staff Governors, Governors appointed by the LA, the Headteacher and Community Governors co-opted by the Governing Body.  The Governing Body are committed to maintaining high standards in the school.

The School Governing Body (2022-23)

The Chair of Governors is David Kemp (Dec 2023) -  83% attendance in the last year

The Vice Chair is Mark Slater  (May 2022) - 100% attendance last year.

Headteacher – Kate Bushaway  - 100% attendance last year.

Staff Governor - Julie Begley (Aug 2023) 100% attendance last year.

Parent Governor is Nick Lloyd - 83% attendance last year. (Sept 2025)

Co-opted Community Governors are Mark Slater, David Kemp, Dave Walsh (Aug 2023) - 100% attendance last year, Lesley Geill (Jan 2023) 100% attendance last year, Declan Burke - 83% attendance (August 2025), Emma Barlow - 83% attendance last year (Sept 2025)  

Katie Higson (Deputy Headteacher) is an associate Governor. She does not have any voting rights.

Pay Committee members are David Kemp, Mark Slater and Dave Walsh.

Governors do not have governance roles in other schools.

Business/Financial Interests

One Governor has declared a possible business interest.

Financial Benchmarking

Please follow this link to compare our school's financial spending with other similar schools

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