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The Governing Body is made up of elected representatives from parents, staff, the Local Education Authority and community representatives. They have overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the school and monitoring its progress. Members of the governing body can be contacted via the school office. The Chair of Governors is Ms Shelagh Henderson, if you wish to contact her please email The names of the members of the school Governing Body and their roles of responsibility can be found below.

Name Role Committees
Katie Furlong Headteacher Resources, Teaching and Learning Committees
Shelagh Henderson Chair of Governors, Co-opted Representative Resources, Teaching and Learning, and Headteacher’s Performance Management Committees
Kate Davies Staff Representative Resources
Jack Swanston Associate Representative Teaching and Learning
Helen Blythe Parent Representative Teaching and Learning Committee
Louise Sutton Co-opted Representative Chair of Teaching and Learning Committee
Timothy Shaw Co-opted Representative Chair of Resources and Headteacher’s Performance Management Committees
Robert Siddall Vice Chair Co-opted Representative Resources Committee
Ian Alvis Co-opted Representative Teaching and Learning Committee
Marie Egan Co-opted Representative Resources Committee
Kamran Ayub Parent Representative Resources Committee
Ellie Hinkins Co-opted Representative Teaching and Learning Committee

Voting rights

Maintained schoolsIn maintained schools only governors (including the headteacher if they are a governor) may vote in meetings of the full governing board.Only members of the committee may vote in committee meetings.All governors have equal voting rights, but the chair has a casting vote if there's a tie.Associate members have voting rights on committees, but not at full governing board meetings.

Governor Biographies

Please see the mini biographies of our governing body below so you get to know everyone a little better.


 Bio - B Wray.pdfDownload
 Chair of Governors-Shelagh Henderson.pdfDownload
 Helen Blythe.pdfDownload
 Kamran Ayub.pdfDownload
 Louise Sutton.pdfDownload
 Marie Egan.pdfDownload
 Robert Siddall.pdfDownload
 Tim Shaw.pdfDownload
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