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Meet the Governors

We have a Governing Body which takes an active interest in the life and work of our school.  

The Code of Conduct for Governing Bodies is available on the link below:

 Governing Body Code of Conduct

Governing Board Membership and Terms of Reference

Governing Body Overview

Governor Attendance 2015-2016

The current list of school governors is as follows:

Foundation Trust Governors 

Mr. M Bates
(Chair of the Governing Body and Pay Committee)

Mrs. B Dearden
(Chair of the Standards, Ethos & Curriculum Committee)

Local Authority Governors 

Mrs. J Alexander-Hall

Co-opted Governors 

Mr. D. Hollyhead 

Miss. D. Linney

Mrs. J. Harding (Non-teaching)

Mrs. T. Galliarde

Miss E. McGuigan

Staff Governor

Mrs. T. Mahoney (Teaching)


Mrs. M. Deakin

Parent Governors

Ms.J. Hunt

Miss. M. Smith

Clerk to the Governing Body

Mrs. B. Dhillon

Sub-Committees of the Governing Body:

Premises, Health & Safety Committee (Sites)

Mrs. D. Hickman

Mr. D. Hollyhead (Chair)

Ms. J. Hurley

Mrs. M. Deakin

Pay Committee

Mr. M. Bates (Chair)

Mrs. B. Dearden

Mrs. M. Deakin 

Mrs. J. Alexander-Hall

Head Teacher Appraisal

Mr. M. Bates

Mrs. B. Dearden

Mrs. J. Alexander-Hall

Standards, Ethos & Curriculum Committee

Mrs. B. Dearden (Chair)

Mrs. T. Mahoney

Miss D. Linney

Mrs. M. Deakin

Special Responsibility Governors


Mr. M. Bates, Mrs. B. Dearden, Mrs. J. Alexander-Hall

Health & Safety

Mr. D. Hollyhead

Pupil Premium

Mrs. B. Dearden

Safer Recruitment

Mrs. B. Dearden, Mrs. M. Deakin, Mr M. Bates, Miss D. Linney


Mr. M. Bates

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)

Mrs. D. Hickman

If you would like to find out more about the role of the Governing Body, you can read more by clicking on the National Governors' Association link below:

National Governors Association