The governors are nominated or elected by staff, parents, the Church Foundation or the wider community. The Clerk to St Mary’s Governing Body is Alison Watts

Parent Governor
Committee membership: Curriculum & Standards
Other roles: Leadership Appraisal Group (Chair)
Term of office: 25.03.19 to 25.03.23

Foundation Governor (PCC)
Committee membership: Finance and Staffing (Acting Chair)
Other roles: Leadership Appraisal Group
Term of office: 01.10.18 to 01.10.22

Co-opted Governor
Committee membership: Curriculum and Standards (Chair), Finance and Staffing
Other roles: Leadership Appraisal Group
Designated governor for: Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
Term of office: 23.06.19 to 23.06.23

Foundation Governor (PCC)
Committee membership: Safety, Community & Ethos (Chair)
Other roles: Admissions Committee
Term of office: 05.02.18 to 05.02.22

Headteacher
Committee membership: ex officio member of all committees
Current term of office: N/A

Ex-officio Foundation Governor (St Mary’s Church)
Other roles: Admissions Committee
Term of office: N/A

LA appointed Governor
Committee membership: Finance & Staffing
Term of office: 02.12.19 – 02.12.23

Foundation Governor (PCC)
Committee membership: Finance & Staffing
Current term of office: 05.12.16 to 05.12.20

Foundation Governor (Trustees)
Committee membership: Curriculum & Standards; Safety, Community & Ethos (Vice-Chair)
Designated governor for: Safeguarding and CLA (Looked after Children)

Foundation Governor (Trustees)
Committee membership: Curriculum & Standards
Other roles: Admissions Committee (Chair)
Designated governor for: SEND; Pupil Premium
Term of office: 01.10.18 to 01.10.22

Parent Governor
Committee membership: Finance & Staffing, Curriculum & Standards (Vice-Chair)
Designated governor for: PE; Able and Talented
Term of office 22.11.17 to 22.11.21

LDBS Governor
Committee Membership: Curriculum and Standards; Safety, Community & Ethos
Designated Governor for: Safeguarding; Data Protection; School Visits
Term of Office: 01.10.19-01.10.23

Foundation Governor (Trustees)
Committee Membership: Safety, Community & Ethos
Other roles: Admissions Committee
Designated Governor for: Governor Training

Associate Members

Committee membership: Curriculum & Standards, Finance & Staffing
Current term of office: 01.10.19 to 01.10.20

Committee membership: Curriculum & Standards; Safety, Community & Ethos
Current term of office: 22.06.20 to 30.09.20

In 2019/20, the following committees benefit from the active participation of these members
of staff:
Admissions Committee – Clare Cronin
Finance and Staffing Committee – Simon Minty
Safety, Community & Ethos Committee – Justyna Konach, Chair of FoSM

The following governors have stepped down from the Governing Body in the past 12 months:

Anneliese Jacklin, LA Governor. Term of Office: 01.03.19 to 01.03.23.  Stepped down: 25.11.19

Alex Hazard, LDBS Governor. Term of Office: 21.09.15-30.09.19. Stepped down 30.09.19

Katherine Cox, Foundation Governor (Trustees). Term of office: 24.10.18 to 24.10.22. Stepped down 30.09.19