Governor Roles

Governing Board Roles and Responsibilities


Name of Governor





Stephanie Selwood

(Parent Governor)



Co- Chair/ Support to Pastoral Governor


Co-chairs are responsible for ensuring effective accountability, managing time and workload of governing body. Ensuring effective focus on school development plan and value for money in school spending.

Ben Cole

(Co-opted Governor)


Co-Chair/ Support to Finance Governor



Tony Cross

(Parent Governor)


Premises Governor


· Designated governor for Health and Safety

· Responsible for monitoring internal and external site inspections on an annual basis

· Responsible for monitoring any premises related spending with the Finance governor

· Responsible for evaluating that the school abides by legal health and safety requirements

· Evaluating the results of regular fire safety checks

· Monitor school accessibility

  • To sign off and monitor the site development plan


John Scouller

(Co-opted Governor)


Support to Premises Governor



Sally Hilton

(Parent Governor)


Pastoral Governor


· Designated Safeguarding and Child Protection Governor

· Monitoring education experience and progress for the following groups -

- Those currently under section 17, 31 and 47 of the Children Act

- Children with Special Educational Needs

- Children Identifying as BME

- Children identifying as one of the LGBTQA groups

- Pupil Premium Children

-Pupils with medical conditions

  • Responsible for requesting any pastoral related spending to Finance governor


Jonathan Brookes

(Foundation Governor)



Performance Governor


· Responsible for monitoring the performance management processes for the head teacher and all staff in the school.

· Delivering the head teacher performance review

· Governor lead on recruitment of head teacher and appointment of senior management positions

· Monitoring CPD and Training records

· Responsible for monitoring any pastoral related spending with the Finance governor

  • Investigating officer for school complaints







Penelope Plumpton

(Co-opted Governor)


Curriculum Governor


· Designated Evolve governor – monitor school trips

· Monitoring pupil attendance

· Oversee and evaluate Sex education programme

· Responsible for monitoring the implementation of school’s behaviour policy

· Governor liaison surrounding suspensions

· Designated governor for Analyse School Performance (formerly Raise Online)

· Responsible for monitoring pupil attainment in line with targets

  • Responsible for monitoring any Curriculum related spending with the Finance governor


Briege Cothay

(Staff Governor)


Support to Curriculum Governor



Lorna Cross

(Associate Governor)


Finance Governor


· Responsible for evaluating school budget

· Monitor school spending requests

· Evaluating annual Schools financial value standard (SFVS) with the head teacher

· Named governor to consult before financial agreements with third parties

· Monitor procurement requests

· Monitoring efficiency and value for money

  • Governor liaison to PTA


Gary Batley

(Co-opted Governor)





Kate Walker

(Co-opted Governor)





Karen Weddle

(Associate Governor)





Caroline Johnson






Vacancy (Parent Governor)





Vacancy (Community Governor)





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