Our School Governors play a crucial part in ensuring that the school is run in line with government guidelines and for the benefit of the local community. The main aim of the Governing body is to maintain and improve the standards of education for all pupils of all abilities. The Governors' role is to oversee the development of the school and to work alongside the Head Teacher providing support. The Governors are drawn from the community, parents, and school staff, all of whom play a crucial part in the running of the school. In addition to half-termly full governing body meetings there are additional Committee meetings. The Resources and Premises committee is responsible for finance. staffing and health and safety of the school buildings and grounds. The Children and Learning committee is responsible for ensuring that the education of all children, including those with Special Educational Needs is appropriate and challenging, and that children's progress is carefully monitored and that interventions are put in place where necessary. 

Our Chair of Governors, Mr Kevin Davies, can be contacted via the school office.

We are delighted that Ofsted rated the leadership and management of the school as “Outstanding” in March 2015:

“Skilled governors consistently and effectively challenge and support leaders. This has helped to secure outstanding teaching and achievement.”  

We have 12 governors serving on our Governing Body, representing different sections of the community. Associate Governors have voting rights at the Committee stage only but not at Full Governing Body stage. Our current governors are as follows:


Governor Type

Name of Governor


Term of office expires



Pecuniary Interest

Co-opted VACANCY            
Co-opted VACANCY            
Co-opted VACANCY            
Parent Mrs Caryn Schrikker   31 Oct 2025 Children & Learning Committee      
Parent Mrs Susanna Woods   31 Oct 2025 Children & Learning Committee      
Foundation Rev Alwyn Pereira   Ex Officio       None: October  2020
Foundation Mrs Victoria Rogers   31 Mar 2022 Vice Chair of Governors     None: September 2021
Headteacher Mrs Dorothy Patton   Ex Officio Member of both committees     None: September 2021
Staff Mrs Miriam Thorley   1 April 2025 Member of Children and Learning Committee     None: September 2021 
Co-opted Mr Neil Scudder   17 Nov 2021

Member of Resources and Premises Committee

Chair of Children and  Learning Committee

    None: September 2021 
Co-opted Mr Mark Trotter   19 May 2024 Member of Resources and Premises Committee     None: September 2021
Local Authority

Mr Kevin Davies

  17 March 2025

Chair of Governors

    None: September 2021  

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