Meet the Governors
Members of the Local Governing Body are drawn from parents, school staff, and the community. They oversee the management and leadership of the school.
Two governor vacancies will arise in December 2019/January 2020: one for a staff governor and one for a parent governor. The application deadlines are 3.30 pm on Tuesday 10 December 2019. Details of the roles, and how to apply, can be accessed through the links below. Please also read the information about "What Does a Governor Do?" and "Governor Ineligibility". If you'd like to discuss either role, please speak with Helen Dawes [Chair of Governors], either by catching her in the playground or emailing email@example.com. If you have any queries about the process, please contact Cathryn Butler [Clerk to Governors] by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Staff Governor Vacancy: anyone employed by our school in a paid role may apply
- Parent Governor Vacancy: any parent or carer of child(ren) currently attending our school may apply
- What Does a Governor Do?
- Governor Ineligibility Information
Governors are appointed for a four-year term of office. In appropriate circumstances, they may serve a subsequent term.
The School Governors
|Helen Dawes||Co-opted Governor and Chair of Governors|
|Ky Capel||Staff Governor|
|Angela Cook||Co-opted Governor|
|Helen Della Nave||Parent Governor|
|Janet Fletcher||Co-opted Governor|
|Lisa Gardner||Co-opted Governor and Vice-Chair of Governors|
|Tim Howes||Parent Governor|
|Kimberley Jones||Co-opted Governor|
|Philip Rowe||Co-opted Governor|
|James Shepherd||Co-opted Governor|
|Denise Tween||Co-opted Governor|
|two co-opted governor vacancies|
|Cathryn Butler||Clerk to Governors|
As well as the Local Governing Body (LGB), there are other governor committees: Finance Committee, Admissions Committee and Pay Committee.
The Local Governing Body and Finance Committee meet six times a year each; the Admissions Committee meets three times a year; and the Pay Committee once.
For more information about our governors, and the work they do, please visit the Governing Body Information page
If you are interested in becoming a governor at the school, please contact the Clerk to Governors [Cathryn Butler]: email@example.com We are currently seeking applications for parent and staff governors: please see information at the top of this page.
If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors, please write to The Chair of Governors, c/o Portishead Primary School or email the Clerk on firstname.lastname@example.org