Our Governors

Local Governance  Members

Governor Role/Responsibility

Nicola Fountain

Headteacher - all committees

Fiona Newitt


Abi Ewan

Vice Chairperson 

Fiona Newitt 

Appointed Co-opted Governor to March 2025. Roles: Safer Recruit, Teaching & Learning, Standards & Progress. Behaviour.

Craig Moores 

Parent Governor to July 2026. Role: PE & Promotion

Lynsey Anderson

Co-opted Governor to Sept 2027. Roles:  Health and Safety. 

Abi Ewan  

Co-opted Governor to July 2025. Roles: Safeguarding and Pupil Premium.

Amanda Cordell-Edwards

Elected School Staff Governor to Sept 2025. Roles: Staff Governor 


Co-opted Governor

Pay & Performance

Fiona Newitt & Lindsey Evans Trust CEO

Advisor/Chair Mrs. Joanne Sanchez-Thompson

Foundation Governors

Rev Nick Edwards

Appointed Foundation Governor to Sept 2027. Roles: SEND Governor. RE, SMSC & SIAMS

Hannah Gilkes

Appointed Foundation Governor to January 2025. Roles: R.E, SMSC & SIAMS. 

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Previous Local Governors'within the last 12 months

Claire Cross, Shayne Major and Sarah-Jane Major

Register of Local Governors' Interests:

At the beginning of each school year Governors sign a Register of Interests - both Business and Financial.

For 2023/4 the following were declared:

Hannah Gilkes is a member of the PCC - Parochial Church Council

At every committee meeting, Governors also declare any interest in items on that meeting's agenda.

An overview of termly Governor committee meeting minutes are published in the school monthly newsletter. Full copies of Governor minutes are available on request from the School Office.

Governor Attendance Record for Academic Year

Year 2022/23 - 

Year 2021/22 - 

Year 2019/20 and 2020/21

100% attendance all Governors online. (Due to pandemic)

Year 2018/19:

Nicola Fountain - Attended 19/19 meetings

Fiona Newitt - Attended 12/12 meetings

Karen Kissane - Attended 11/12 meetings

Andy Betts - Attended 8/10 meetings

Abi Ewen – Attended 8/9 meetings

Shayne Major – Attended 8/9 meetings

Paul Sage – Attended 8/8 meetings

Rev Heather Wilson – Attended 7/8 meetings

Amanda Cordell-Edwards - Attended 6/9 meetings

Richard Parkin – Attended – 7/9 meetings

Carol Watt - Attended 9/9 meetings

Governance Information