The governors are a group of individuals made up of parents, staff, members of the community and the Local Authority.

Proportions of governors are of at least two parents, two members of staff including the headteacher, the Vicar and two Foundation governors appointed by the Diocese of Canterbury. In addition, the Governing Body comprises of co-opted governors and local authority governors. Governors serve for four years, and will have a variety of responsibilities during this time.

Governors are volunteers from all walks of life. An effective governing body will have people from different backgrounds with mixed skills. Governors are not education experts - they are there to bring a fresh perspective.

The role of the governing body is a strategic one. Its key functions are to:

  • Set aims and objectives for the school.
  • Set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Set targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives.
  • Be a source of challenge and support to the headteacher.

Governors are required to declare any potential business interests that may lead to a conflict of interest and this may be found below.

Full Governing Body

The current members are:

  • Matthew Jones (Chair)
  • Elizabeth Carlotti
  • Katie Clark
  • Graham Duplock
  • Catherine Hellman
  • Peter Hellman
  • Rev'd Estella Last
  • Victoria Pattison
  • Julia Perfect
  • James Tibbles

The Clerk to the Governing Board is Jonathan Cane.

Minutes of the FGB Meetings can be requested through an email request to the school office.

Teaching & Learning Team

The current members are:

  • Catherine Hellman (Chair)
  • Katie Clark
  • Peter Hellman
  • Victoria Pattison
  • Julia Perfect
  • James Tibbles
  • Michael Taylor (observer)

Minutes of the Teaching & Learning Team Meetings can be requested through an email request to the school office.

Finance & Personnel Team

The current members are:

  • Graham Duplock (Chair)
  • Elizabeth Carlotti
  • Matthew Jones
  • James Tibbles
  • Jessica Haigh (observer)

Minutes of the Finance & Personnel Team Meetings can be requested through an email request to the school office.

Governance Documents

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