Meet Our Governors

The Governing Body consists of:

  • The headteacher
  • One elected staff governor:
  • One appointed local authority governor:
  • Two elected parent governors:
  • Seven co-opted governors:
  • One Associate Governor

Governor Information

Name Type Term Appointed By Nominated Roles Photo  
Nicola Jackson
Co-opted, parent

01.09.15 – 31.08.19,

Chair: October 2018

Governing Body Child Protection & Safeguarding & online safety



Angela Keaveney



    Governing Body




Computing, Early years & Maths









Dr. Meriel Jones (Vice chair) Co-opted 2018- present day Governing Body Health and Safety n/a  
Irene James Co-opted 01.09.15 – present day Governing Body Arts, Literacy n/a  
Gill Ledgerton Co-opted  2018-present day Governing Body  Finance, SEC,  
Sue Fielding  Co-opted, staff 01.09.15 – present day Governing Body Training, Link,
Portal, &
Community Cohesion
Vacant Co-opted   LEA Governor   n/a  
Caroline Whiteside Staff governor 2018-present day Governing body Pupil Premium    
Emm Sephton Associate 01.09.15 – present day Governing Body   n/a  
Claire Tjaveondja Head September 2018-present day      


The Governing Body meets three times each year. Much of the work of the Governing Body is done by committees which meet at least every term (three times in the year). We have the following committees.

  • Health and Safety – Provides support and guidance on all matters relating to the maintenance and development of the premises and grounds, including Health and Safety (Chair:  Dr. Meriel Jones)
  • Standards and Effectiveness – Monitors all aspects of the school’s work around pupil attainment and progress (Chair: Nicola Jackson);
  • Finance, Staffing and Resources – Monitors the income and expenditure throughout the year of all delegated and devolved funds against the annual budget plan (ChairGill Ledgerton).


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