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School Governors

The Governoring Board


The Governors of St. Mary's Church of England Primary School both challenge and support the school, holding senior staff to account for the achievement of the pupils. They hold important strategic responsibilities for the development and improvement of the school and ensure that the school’s finances are properly managed.


The Minutes of Governing Body Meetings are available as a hard copy on written request from the Headteacher.



Governing Board and the roles they play

Link Role Governor Name Link Staff + Contact
Safeguarding Glynis Ashford Head teacher
SEND and Inclusion Glynis Ashford Steph Gee
Disadvantaged Pupils (pupil premium and equalities) Kathy Myers Head teacher
Health and safety Gary Bowman Head teacher
Curriculum Curriculum committee, Ann Watson Head teacher, Subject leads
Staff well being Finance and staffing committee, Dave Riley Staff governor
EYFS Stuart Varley Angela Holliday, Jayne Boast
Compliance (website and policies) Zara Carter Head teacher
Data and assessment Kieran Fernandes Head teacher
SIAMS Glynis Ashford, Ann Watson Head teacher, Celia Wilson
Finance James Oxley Parent
Marketing Angela Kay Co-opted

View/Download other documents


Document Name Date
1. Introduction to school Governance.docxSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52
10Governor application form.docxSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52
2 Instrument of governanceSt Mary's Church of England Primary School 11.3.2015.pdfSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52
3 Governors Vision and Values.docxSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52
4 Annual report.docxSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52
5 Governor Details.docxSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52
6Governor chart..pdfDecember 06 2021, 09:50:21
7 Code of conduct.docxSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52
8 How to become a governor.docxSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52
9Dates of meetings.docxSeptember 20 2021, 10:29:52

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