St. Margaret's C.E. Junior School


The role of the Governing Body

The role of the Governing Body is to promote high standards of educational achievement. We do this by:

• Providing a strategic direction for the work and improvement of the school
• Supporting, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the school
• Ensuring accountability for the standards achieved and the quality of education

Standards of Governance

Governors are aware of the obligations and responsibilities that their roles bring and are constantly looking to improve the quality, standards, efficiency and effectiveness with which they fulfil these responsibilities.

Please see the attached documents for full details about roles & attendance.

Governing Body

 Name Term    Ends



 Responsibilities (& Declared Interests)
Mrs J Arundel Apr 2018 Staff Finance Committee
Rev. T Bloor N/A Foundation Parish Priest / Church Links / SMSC & RE Link Governor
Mr A Brownsword* Dec 2018 Parent

SEN / Pupil Premium Link Governor

Interest: Mr Brownsword's wife works a school supplier

Ms G Eld May 2020 Parent

Maths Link Governor

Dr C Freeman Dec 2018 Co-opted Chair of Governors / Governor Training / HT Performance Management / Finance Committee
Rev. P Griffin Nov 2021 Foundation Church Links
Mr P Herbert Dec 2018 Parent Child Protection & Looked After Children Link Governor
Mr D Hugill N/A Headteacher Finance & Health & Safety Committee
Miss D Murray Oct 2021 Co-opted Finance Committee
Mrs L McQuade Jun 2020 Co-opted Assessment & Data Link / HT Performance Management
Mrs L Morris Oct 2020 Foundation Chair of Finance Committee / Website (Including Pupil Premium & PE Funding) Link Governor
Mrs D Parker Dec 2018 C0-opted

Vice-Chair of Governors / Finance Committee / Child Protection & Looked After Children & Safeguarding (incl. PREVENT) Link Governor

Mr R Whittaker Dec 2021 Local Authority

Finance & Health & Safety Committee / Pupil Voice Link Governor / HT Performance Management


 You can get in touch with our governors at the following email address:


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