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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.




Chair of Governors – Mrs Helen Jouahri 


Governors make a real difference in helping our school provide the best possible education for each and every one of our pupils. In partnership with the Head Teacher and the leadership team they lead our school, setting the vision and establishing the right culture to drive forward improvement to ensure the best life chances are secured for every child.


The Governors ensure that they:


  • are informed of the direction of the curriculum
  • are informed of any new development in the school
  • regularly inspect the school premises and maintain it to a high standard
  • consider the needs of the school and make recommendations
  • appoint members of staff when required
  • come into school regularly


Minutes of meetings are available on request from the office.


The current Governing Body, detailing individual responsibilities is:



Andrew Howard:       



Helen Jouahri:           

Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

Leadership and Management



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Trudy Nazer:               

 Vice-Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

Focus on humanities, self wellbeing; personal development, behaviour and welfare (SIAP)

Curriculum focus: history & geography


Sarah Farrant:           

Co-opted Governor

Curriculum focus: Art & PE


Maggie White:  

Staff Governor

Focus on EYFS

Curriculum focus: Music


Ben Bennington:         

LA Governor

Focus: IT/Science (SIAP)


Rev'd Elaine Brightwell:       

Foundation governor

Christian Ethos and SIAMS.


Jenna Tiley:

Parent Governor

Focus: TBC


Grant Strachan:

Parent Governor

Focus: TBC



Foundation Governor



Emma Scott - Clerk to the Governing Body

[List correct January 2021]