Governing Board

The Role of the Governing Board

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

As Governors, we are responsible for a number of areas including attainment, finance, policies and procedures.  Our role involves working closely with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure children get the best possible education to enable them to reach their full potential, in an environment where they feel safe, valued and learning is fun.

    • Help set the aims and objectives for the school

    • Help to ensure our policies and procedures are relevant and achieve their objectives

    • Set targets to monitor the progress of the school to ensure it is meeting its aims and objectives

    • Be a critical friend to the school and provide a source of challenge and support.

Please see our Annual Statement for more information regarding the Governing Body.


The Governing Body consists of:

    • 2 Parent Representatives

    • 1 LA Representatives

    • 2 Staff Representatives

    • 1 Headteacher

    • 3 Co-opted Representatives

    • 2 Foundation Representatives

Total Governors 10

Our current Governing Body is made up of the following.


Chair / Vice Chairs

Mr Dominic Urand

Local Authority Governor

Chair of Governors

Roles: Finance, Health & Safety, Quality of Education and Curriculum inc. Assessment, Headteacher Performance Management

Term: 14/07/2022 ending on 13/07/2026

Mrs Rachael Fagg

Foundation Governor

Vice Chair

Roles: Vice Chair – EYFS, Governor Training and Development, LOtC and Outside Environment, Science

Term: 03/10/2022 ending 02/10/2026

Mr Steven King

Parent Governor

Vice Chair

Roles: Vice Chair – Finance, Maths

Term: 19/11/2020 ending on 18/11/2024



Mrs Ellen Ranson-McCabe


Term: Ex-Officio

Mr Martin Hill

Staff Governor

Term: 29/06/2022 ending 28/06/2026

Mr Matthew Stanley 

 Co-opted Governor

Term: 12/05/2022 ending on 27/06/2026

Mr Peter Penberthy

Co-opted Governor

Roles: Safeguarding,  

Term: 23/01/2020 ending on 22/01/2024

Mrs Rosey Wilkin

Co-opted Governor

Roles: Enrichment, Inclusion – (SEND, PP, EAL, Pastoral Provision and Nurture), English

Term: 18/03/2020 ending on 17/03/2024

Sir Jay Fawcett Bart.

Parent Governor

Roles: Behavior and Attitudes, Designed original school website

Term: 24/06/2022 ending on 23/06/2026

Mr Timothy Betts

 Foundation Governor

Roles: Subject Leadership, Headteacher Performance Management

Term: 23/01/2020 ending 22/01/2024



Mrs Karen Raeburn


Mr BettsYesYes
Mrs FaggYesYes Yes   
Sir FawcettYesYes Yes   
Mr HillYesYes Yes   
Mr KingYesYes Yes   
Mr PenberthyYesYes Yes   
Mrs Ranson-McCabeYesYes Yes   
Mr StanleyYesNo Yes   
Mr UrandYesYes Yes   
Mrs WilkinYesYes Yes   
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We can promise:
  • Excellent, dedicated teachers and support staff
  • An inclusive and engaging curriculum
  • Learning outside and beyond the classroom
  • A caring and warm environment

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