Meet The Governors

The school is a community school and it reconstituted in line with statutory guidelines on 5th January 2015.

The full governing body meets five or six times a year. In addition, sub-committees meet regularly to focus on specific issues. There are four sub-committees:

  • a Resources Committee which deals with finance, premises and personnel matters
  • a Learning Committee which deals with matters related to teaching, learning and behaviour
  • a Performance Management Committee which monitors the appraisal of staff and undertakes the appraisal of the head-teacher.
  • a Salary Review Committee that deals with issues around pay.

Click here to find out more information about the role of the governing body, what happens in each committee and for minutes of meetings.

The governing body is made up of up to 15 governors.

  • 2 elected parent governors
  • 1 LA governor
  • 1 headteacher
  • 1 elected staff governor
  • 10 co-opted governors (of which up to 3 could be members of staff).

The term of office of all governors (other than the headteacher) is four years.

We currently have vacancies for one parent governor, three co-opted governors and one local authority governor.


Name Type of Governor Appointing Body Date of Initial Appointment Current term of office Committees Responsibilities
Philip Colligan Co-opted Governing Body 19.01.15 01.01.19  -31.12.22 Chair of Governors, Parental Questionnaire
Shareta Passingham Parent Election 22.01.16 22.01.16-21.01.20 Learning Chair of Learning Committee, Data, Behaviour
Nikki Brown Head teacher Ex-officio n/a n/a All
Tom Knowles Co-opted Governing Body 22.11.18 22.11.18 -21.11.22 Learning Safeguarding, Data
Jack Pullen Staff        Election 22.11.18 22.11.18 -21.11.22 Learning Data
Jonathan Gorrie Co-opted Governing Body 10.06.16 10.06.16 -09.06.20 Resources, Performance Management and Salary Review Vice-Chair of Governors, Chair of the Performance Management and Salary Review Committees, Finance, Pupil Premium
Ruth Kershner Co-opted Governing Body 19.01.15 04.03.19 -03.03.23 Learning Inclusion, Pupil Premium, Early Years
Richard Lambert Co-opted Governing Body 01.02.18 01.02.18 -31.01.22 Resources, Performance Management and Salary Review
Caroline Louth Co-opted Governing Body 19.01.15 04.03.19 -03.03.23 Resources, Performance Management and Salary Review Finance, Sports Premium,
Rachel Williams Co-opted Governing Body 10.06.16 10.06.16-09.06.20 Resources Chair of the Resources Committee, Facilities, Health & Safety


Pecuniary Register of Governors Attendance of Governors at Meetings