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.

We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Impact Statement of Issues for your information.

Who are our Governors?

John Glasby: Chair of Governors

Local Authority appointed Governor.

Current term 10.2.23 – 09.02.27
Lead Governor for : Pay and Performance Management
Safer Recruitment.
Member of following committees : Finance
Pay and Performance Management.
No declaration of interest.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022  5/5

Francine Franklin:

Co-opted Governor.

Current term 10.2.23 – 09.02.27
Lead Governor for : Safeguarding/Child Protection
RHSE
Anti-bullying.
Member of following committees : Pay and Performance Management.
Regulatory/Ofsted Performance.
No declaration of interest.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022 4/5

William (Bill) Jowett: Vice Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor.

Current term 10.2.23 – 09.02.27
Lead Governor for : Health and Safety
School premises
Governor induction.
Member of following committees : Finance
Personnel.
No declaration of interest.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022  5/5

Richard Sowter:

Co-opted Governor.

Current term 10.2.23 – 09.02.27
Lead Governor for : Finance.
Member of following committees : Finance
Pay and Performance Management.
Declaration of interest –  Partner’s daughter employed as a teacher at this school.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022 3/5

Josie O’Donnell: Headteacher

Ex-officio member.

Headteacher at this school.
Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022 –  5/5

Emma Durham: Deputy Headteacher

Ex-officio member.

Deputy Headteacher at this school.
Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022. –  5/5

Carla Higgins:

Parent Governor ( appointed by ballot).

Current term 10.2.23 – 09.02.27
Lead Governor for : Staff and pupil well-being.
Member of following committees : Personnel
Regulatory/Ofsted Performance.
Declaration of interest – child attends this school.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022 5/5

Sue Norton:

Parent Governor (appointed by ballot).

Current term 10.2.23 – 09.02.27
Declaration of interest – child attends this school.

Rebecca Wells:

Co-opted Governor.

Current term 17.05.2022 – 16.05.2026
Lead Governor for : Regulatory/Ofsted Performance.
Member of following committees : Personnel
Regulatory/Ofsted Performance
Declaration of interest – Part-time TA at this school.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022 –   1/1

Clare Charlesworth: Staff Governor

Staff Governor.

Current term 09.10.2020 – 09.10.2024
Lead Governor for : British Values
Equality/Diversity
Declaration of interest – Teacher at this school.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022 – 5/5

Susan Allen:

Co-opted Governor.

Current term 17.05.2022 – 16.05.2026
Lead Governor for : Pupil/Sports Premium
EYFS
MOVE programme
Member of following committees : Finance
Regulatory/Ofsted Performance.
Declaration of interest – Daughter Asst. Headteacher at this school.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022 – 1/1

Other regular attendees at Governors meetings are:

Rebecca Dallman: School Business Manager.

Ex-officio member

Catherine Hughes: Clerk to Governors.

The following Governors are no longer in post but were in post for part of 2022-23:

Rachel Spray:

Parent Governor ( appointed by ballot).

Current term 11.2.19 – 10.2.23
Lead Governor for : Careers.
Member of following committees : Personnel
Pay and Performance Management.
Declaration of interest – child attends this school.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2021 – 2022 4/5

If you wish to contact the Governors you can do the via the school.

Named Governors List

SGOSS is a national charity set-up in 1999 by the Department for Education. They recruit volunteers with transferable skills to become school governors.