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St. John’s C of E Primary School

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The school has a Governing Body, which plays an important part in determining policies for organisation and conduct of the school. It is structured with representatives from the local authority, school staff and volunteer Governors from a range of businesses and from within the community. When vacancies occur for parent governors, nominations are invited from parents and an election is held. All parents are entitled to vote in those elections. 

The governors at St John's are made up of seven foundation, one local education authority, two staff (including the Headteacher) and two parent members. Should you wish to contact any of the governors please leave a message for them through the school office.


Representation Name of Governor Committee/Responsibilities Start Date
Ex Officio (Foundation) Vacancy    
Foundation Mr Geoff Knappett Chair of Governors

Member of Resources Committee

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

17th October 2017
  Mrs Cate Walton

Chair of Curriculum Committee

Member of Pay Committee

17th November 2015
  Mrs Carolyn Woolridge

Chair of Pay Committee

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

6th June 2016
  Mr Keith Bastin Member of Resources Committee 3rd December 2018
  Ms Hannah Lockyer Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee 3rd December 2018
  Mr Neil Grevitt Member of Resources Committee (previously a Parent Governor) 7th February 2019
Local Authority Vacancy    
Parent Mrs Victoria Francis   28th January 2019
Parent Mr Jonathan Pain

Chair of Resources Committee

Governor Development and Training Officer

12th October 2017
Staff (Headteacher) Mrs Angela Nicholls Member of Curriculum & Standards, Pay and Resources Committees 18th May 2016
Staff Miss Jasmine Latchman Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee 18th September 2017
Associate Member Mrs Diane Thatcher Member of Resources Committee 4th December 2017
Associate Member Mr Neil Tunnicliffe Member of Resources Committee 26th September 2016
Clerk to Governing Body Mrs Lara Small   10th January 2017