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 2022 Staff Leadership & Finance Committee Clerk / Health & Safety
Mrs K A Hargreaves




Teaching, Learning & Curriculum

Ms G Eld Jan 2021 Parent

Child Protection, Safeguarding and Prevent

Dr C Freeman* Dec 2022 Co-opted

Chair of Governors / Leadership & Outcomes / Governor Training / Leadership & Finance 

*Chair of Stoke Sixth Form College

Rev. P Griffin Nov 2021 Foundation Christian Distinctiveness, PSHE, RE and British Values
Mr M Herbert



Co-opted Compliance / Health & Safety 
Mr D Hugill



Headteacher Leadership & Outcomes / Leadership & Finance / Health & Safety
Miss D Murray Oct 2021 Co-opted Leadership & Finance Committee
Mrs L Morris Oct 2020 Foundation Chair of Leadership & Finance Committee, Compliance / Health & Safety / Sports Premium
Mrs A Snape Mar 2022 Parent Looked After Children / Pupil Groups (SEND & Pupil Premium)
Mr R Whittaker Dec 2021 Local Authority

Teaching, Learning & Curriculum / Leadership & Finance /

Pupil Voice


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


            Co-operation • Compassion • Respect • Equality • Forgiveness • Peace