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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, 
responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

Governing Body's Annual Statement

The Issues faced and addressed by the Governing Body over the last year were:

  • Understanding changes to and preparation for Ofsted inspection and responding to its recommendations
  • Continued to ensure that the Head Teacher and SLT were supported in their roles
  • Attended key assemblies and events across the school year
  • Took part in monitoring of teaching & learning through 'Book Looks' and moderation activities
  • Changes to School Self Evaluation and Development Planning
  • Investigation and decision making regarding term time holiday requests


The impact of the Governing Body on the school was:

  • Governors knowledge of data and assessment systems enables Governors to provide further support and challenge to school provision
  • The pupil survey confirmed that children feel safe, enjoy school and the experiences they have in lessons and feel that they are taught well.
  • As a result of Governors clarifying stakeholders views, Governors are very clear in being able to support school to determine next steps of development.

Structure of the Governing Body and Committees

The Chair of the Governing Body is Mr M Young and the Vice Chair of the Governing Body is Ms F Swindell


The Governing Body’s structure and membership is outlined in the table below and within that structure it has the following committees:


Committee Name of Chair
Staffing & Finance Ms F Swindell
Curriculum & Pupil Outcomes Mr B Weites
Building, Premises, Health & Safety Mr M Young
Headteacher Performance Management Mr M Young



Appointed by

or Elected

Start DateExpiry dateDate Stepped Down

Governance role in 

other Educational Establishment

Susanna BuckleyStaffAppointed11/10/201610/10/2024N/ANo
Timothy JonesHeadteacherEx-officio by virtue as Headteacher1/9/2021 N/ANo
Claire HawkesCo-optedAppointed22/01/202021/01/2024N/ANo
Richard StephensonStaffElected20/01/202119/01/2024N/ANo
Fiona SwindellLocal AuthorityAppointed03/10/1802/10/2022N/ANo
Byron WeitesParentElected11/11/202010/11/2024N/ANo
Michael YoungCo-optedAppointed22/01/202021/1/2024N/ANo
Mrs M MoonParent Elected12/05/202111/05/2025N/Ano



GovernorAny personal relationships with staff members in school or within the governance structure

Business & Pecuniary Interests

Indirect InterestsAttendance at Full Governing Body meetings 
Susanna BuckleyNoNoStaff6/6 
Tim JonesNoNoStaffN/A 
Richard StephensonNoNEU representative Staff6/6 
Fiona SwindellNoNoNo6/6 
Byron WeitesNoNoNo5/6 
Michael YoungYesNoNo6/6 
Mrs M MoonNoNoNo2/2