Constitution of the Governing Body

The governing body currently consists of 9 governors. The term of office for all types of governor is 4 years unless otherwise stated. At the end of the term, governors may be re-appointed, subject to the procedure described below. More details about each of the governors can be found on the Governor Profiles page.

Staff Governors (Headteacher + 1)

  • The headteacher is a staff governor by virtue of their office.
  • Other staff, both teaching and support, may become governors as long as they are paid (volunteers do not qualify)
  • Elected by the school staff. Any election that is contested must be held by ballot.
  • May stand for re-election at end of term of office.

Foundation Governors (2)

  • Foundation governors are responsible for preserving and developing the school’s religious character.
  • Appointed by the school’s founding body.
  • May be reappointed by the founding body at the end of term of office.

Parent Governors (4)

  • Parents, including carers, of pupils are eligible to stand for election as governors
  • Elected by other parents at the school.
  • May be reappointed by standing for re-election.
  • Parent governors do not need to resign when their child leaves the school, but they may not stand for re-election at the end of their term if they no longer have children at the school.
  • If insufficient parents stand for election, the governing body may appoint parents of current pupils; if no parent of a current pupil can be appointed, parents of former pupils may be appointed.

Community Governors (1)

Appointed by the governing body. They are people who in the opinion of the governing body have the skills required to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school.

Current Governors


Former Governors

The following governors have stepped down in the last 12 months

  • Laura McAllister, Parent Governor, to September 2020

Register of Interests

Attendance

See Governing Body Meetings and Minutes.