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The governing body is responsible for working strategically with the school to ensure a good quality education. They make key decisions

like appointing the head teacher, and decisions which directly affect the direction of the school and well being of the children. School

governors can really make a difference in improving standards throughout the school.

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A Governing Body of a School has three main roles in the school:  to be strategic, to act as a critical friend, and to be accountable for the

schools best interests financially and academically. 

The expectation of individual governors is to focus on raising standards to help every child achieve their potential, get to know the school

and become involved in school life and activities, and respect the professional expertise of the Head Teacher and Staff.  All new governors

should attend an induction course and follow ongoing training and development for their individual roles. 

We all lead busy lives but the meetings are held approximately three times a term so can be fitted in to most schedules, and with the odd

hour to play an active part in school life to support the school with your own expertise as much as possible. 

If you would like further information about becoming a school governor, please visit www.essexcc.gov.uk/governors or leave your name

and telephone number with the School Office and I will contact you. 

Peta Torrance
Chair of Governors

 

Meet The Governors:

Picture 1 Peta Torrance - Chair of Governors
Picture 2 Julie Puxley
Picture 3 Nick Osborne
Picture 4 Robin Laidlaw
Picture 5 Paul Sinnott
Picture 6 Stewart Herd
Picture 7 Polly Lankester
Picture 8 Anthony Hull
Picture 9 Sonia Sault
Picture 10 Georgia Slade
Picture 11 Ruth Whitlam
Picture 12 Mary Shiel
Picture 13 Claire Sleep
Picture 14 Matthew Rowlands
Picture 15 David O'Brien
Picture 16 Ujjwal Bharadwaj
Picture 17 Jo Beckett
Picture 18 Jude Savill
Picture 19 Amy Kennedy
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