Governors

School governing bodies are now encouraged to produce an annual statement for parents and all other stakeholders connected to their school. Whilst this is not yet a statutory requirement, it is considered to be good practice and provides some insight into the role of the Governing Body.Please find attached below the Annual Reports produced by The Governing Body of The Kennet Valley Church of England (VA) Primary School.

CO-CHAIR OF GOVERNORS
Sarah Till-Vattier
CO-CHAIR OF GOVERNORS
Simon Jones
VICE CHAIR OF GOVERNORS
Peter Barry
HEADTEACHER
Mrs Emma Russell (Ex Officio)
Start 14th September 2015 until September 2021
CLERK TO GOVERNORS
Laurien Carter
 

Finance & Staffing (F & S )

Chris Diddams – Committee Chair

Parent Governor

Appointed Nov ’16 until Oct ’20

Parent to Thomas and Beatrice

Link Area – Data Committee Lead

Curriculum and Standards Committee (C & S)
Elizabeth Daley – Committee Chair

Foundation Governor (appointed by the Church)

Appointed Aug ’13 until Aug ’21

Member of our local community

Link Area: SEN / Equalities / Data – groups

Simon Jones

Co-Chair of Governing Body  / Foundation Governor (appointed by Church)

Appointed Mar ’95 until March’21

Parent to Freddie

Link Area: English Writing/Maths/Foundation Stage/Health & Safety

Carolyn Gittins

Foundation Governor (appointed by Church) – Currently on Sabbatical

Appointed Nov ’17 until Nov ’21

Parent to Martha

Link Area: Evaluating SDP / Website

Sarah Till-Vattier –

Co-Chair of Governors/LEA Governor

Appointed Jan’18 until Dec’21

Ex-parent

Link Area: Whistle blowing / Safeguarding / English Reading 

Dan Miles

Parent Governor

Appointed Feb ’18 until March ’22

Parent to Lola

Link Areas: Community links / Writing across the curriculum

Peter Barry – Foundation Governor

(appointed by Church)

Appointed Jul 17 until Jul 21

Link Area: Monitoring of SDP and SIAP / Teaching Assistant Link / Science 

 

Rev’d Maria Shepherdson –

Parish Rector (Ex Officio)

Appointed Dec ’14 

Governor at Broad Hinton School

Link Areas: RE & Collective Worship / PSHCE

 

 

Ana Beverly

Foundation Governor (appointed by Church) 

Appointed Dec’19 until Dec ’23

Parent to Joseph

Link Areas: SEND

Sarah Hues – Staff Governor

(appointed by school staff)

Appointed Sept ’17 until Nov ’21

Otter Class Teacher/ SLT/ Maths Subject Leader

School Council

Angharad Hues 

Foundation Governor (appointed by Church)

Appointed Dec ’19 until Dec ’23

The Link Governor Role: Collective Worship/English Writing 

 

 

  • Provide a link between the Governing Body and Teacher
  • Provide a link between the Governing Body/School and Parents/Community
  • Promote the interests of the subject
  • Undertake relevant training/development
  • Liaise regularly with relevant teachers
  • Find out about local activity and develop ‘networks’ with neighboring governing bodies
  • Visits classrooms to see the subject being taught
  • Monitor/evaluate the provision and use of relevant resources.

If you would like to get in touch with us, please contact the school office or email to admin@kennetvalley.wilts.sch.uk for our Clerk, Laurien Carter’s contact details. She will forward all correspondence to the relevant Governor.