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Meet the Governors

We have two vacancies for Parent Governors to join our Governing Body.  The closing date for receipt of nominations is Monday 26th February 2018 at noon.  Election Packs can be downloaded below.  

Parent Governor Election Pack

Come and meet the Governors at our school!

Our Chair of Governors is Ms Sarah Henshaw.  You can contact her via email at  


Our Vice Chair is Mrs Kate Kells.


SEN&D Governor - Sarah Henshaw

Sports Premium Governor - Sarah Henshaw

Safeguarding Governor- Kate Kells

Pupil Premium Governor - Councillor J Dawson


Parent Governors - Kate Kells, Sarah Henshaw, Jeremy Selwood.  We currently have a vacancy for a Parent Governor. 

Staff Governors - Mrs C Rees, Mrs L Lilley

LA Governor - Councillor G Birkin

Co-opted Governors - Councillor J Dawson, Mrs A Douglas


Clerk to Governors - Mrs K Andrews


Governor Name Governor Type Date of Appointment Term of Office Date Stepped down Appointed by Business Interests Attendance at FGB (this academic year) Attendance at Committee Meetings (this academic year)
Mr Jeremy Selwood Parent 20/1/15 19/1/19   Parents None 1/1 1/1
Miss Sarah Henshaw Parent (appointed Chair 10/10/16) 16/1/14 15/1/18   Parents Yes* 1/1 3/3
Mrs Kate Kells


(appointed Vice 10/10/16)

16/1/14 15/1/18   Parents  Yes* 1/1 2/3
Mrs Maria Williamson Parent 1/9/14 30/8/18 3/4/15 Parents None n/a n/a
C/llr Glennice Birkin Authority 26/3/14 25/3/18   Derbyshire County Council Yes* 0/1 1/1
C/llr James Dawson Co-opted 15/6/16 14/6/18   Governing Body Yes* 1/1 3/3
Mrs Linda Lilley Staff 19/11/12 18/11/18   Staff None 1/1 3/4
Mrs Ann Hill Staff 19/11/12 18/11/16 31/8/15 Staff Yes* n/a n/a
Mrs Caroline Rees Headteacher 1/9/14 N/A   n/a Headteacher None 1/1 4/4
Mrs Amanda Douglas Co-opted 10/10/16 9/10/18   Governing Body None 1/1 0/1


*C/llr Birkin is a member of the Governing Body of Chaucer Junior School and employee of the LA

*C/llr Dawson is a member of the Governing Body of Kensington Junior School and employee of the LA

* Mrs Kells is an invigilator at St John Houghton Catholic Academy

* Ms Henshaw is a teacher at Charlotte Infant and Nursery School


* Mrs Hill was related to a member of staff at Granby Junior School


In 2016, the Governors formed a School Development and Innovation Committee (SDIC) whose sole purpose is to drive forward the School Improvement Plan through robust monitoring and evaluation.  


Committee members of the SDIC comprise:

Ms S Henshaw (Chair)

Mrs K Kells 

Mr J Dawson

Mrs L Lilley

Mrs C Rees 


Our Governors also meet as two sub committees: Resources and Teaching and Learning.  


The Resources committee comprise

Mr J Dawson (Chair)

Mrs L Lilley

Mrs C Rees

Mr J Selwood


This committee discuss Personnel, Finance and Premises issues.


The Teaching and Learning committee comprises:

Miss S Henshaw (Chair)

Mrs C Rees

Mrs L Lilley

Mr J Selwood

Mrs K Kells

C/llr G Birkin

Mrs A Douglas


This committee discuss Curriculum, Assessment, Data and associated policies.



Governor Impact Statement