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Governors

Our governing body is a friendly team of community members, staff and parents who work together in supporting our school in all aspects of its work, all working towards providing the best education for our children. Governors get to know the school by arranging visits to the school during school hours to meet with staff and children to gain a proper understanding of our strengths and where there are areas for development. They access induction and have the opportunity to attend training and development events to enhance their knowledge and understanding.

Governors work with staff to help develop meet targets set in the School Improvement Plan every year. The average time commitment is approx. 6-8 hours per term.

Being a governor means attending full governing body meetings (one per term) and joining one of the following sub-committees which also meet once per term:

  • Resource Committee
  • Pupil Provision Committee

We currently have 1 Co-Opted Governor vacancy in our governing body. If you have time to give to school and you are interested in becoming a governor, we would love to hear from you! Please contact our Clerk to Governors (email below) for more information and an application pack.

For more information on what the roles involve and what it is to be a school governor, please download the information packs at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can contact the Clerk to the Governing Body samantha.grainger@stpeterscofeprimary.co.uk 

Please see the committee meeting minutes at the bottom of this page.

Our Acting Chair of Governors is: Revd. Tim Godden

Our Acting Vice Chair of Governors is: Michelle Graffagnino

Revd. Tim Godden

Role: Acting Chair - Foundation Governor Ex Officio
Appointing Body: Diocese of Bristol Board of Education 
Term of Office: Ex-Officio
Committees: FGB, Pupil Provision, Pay Committee & Performance Management
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Acting Chair of FGB, Link Governor for RE and Collective Worship

Business / nature of interest: None

Genny Oliver                                            

Role: Acting Head Teacher and Co-Opted Governor
Appointing Body: St. Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 01.09.17 - 31.08.21
Committees: FGB, Pupil Provision and Resources
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Acting Head teacher 

Business / nature of interest: None

Richard Grainger      

Role: Co-Opted Governor
Appointing Body: St. Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 05.03.19 - 04.03.23
Committees: FGB, Resources & Pay Committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Chair of Resources Committee, Link Governor for Health and Safety and Premises

Business / nature of interest: None

Pippa Jones

Role: Staff Governor
Appointing Body: St. Peter's CofE Primary School
Term of Office: 01.09.17 - 31.08.21
Committees: FGB and Resources Committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Assistant headteacher

Business / nature of interest: None

Bill Wood

Role: Foundation Governor 
Appointing Body: St. Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 19.09.18 - 18.09.22
Committees: FGB, Resources, Pay committee & Performance Management
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Vice Chair for Resource Committee, Link governor for Finance and GDPR 

Business / nature of interest: None

Chris Verrall

Role: Foundation Governor 
Appointing Body: St. Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 19.09.17 - 18.09.21
Committees: FGB,  Pupil Provision and Complaints Committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Link governor for Maths

Business / nature of interest: Child(ren) attends school

Esther Lambert

Role: Local Authority Governor 
Appointing Body: St. Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 01.08.17 - 31.07.21
Committees: FGB, Resources, Pay & Appeals Committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Acting Vice Chair for Resources Committee and  Link governor for Attendance, Safeguarding and Child protection

Business / nature of interest: None

Michelle Graffagnino

Role: Co-Opted Governor
Appointing Body: St Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 04.07.17 - 03.07.21
Committees: FGB, Resources and Pay Committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Acting Vice Chair of FGB and Link Governor for Pupil Premium

Business / nature of interest: Child(ren) attend school

Guy Benton-Jones

Role: Co - Opted Governor 
Appointing Body: St Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 22.06.19 - 21.06.23
Committees: FGB & Resources committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Link Governor for Health and Safety and Premises

Business / nature of interest: Child(ren) attends school

Kim Harrington

Role: Co-Opted Governor
Appointing Body: St Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 01.11.19 - 31.10.23
Committees: FGB & Pupil Provision committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Link Governor for English

Business / nature of interest: Child(ren) attend school

Niall Garland

Role: Co-Opted Governor 
Appointing Body: St Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 09.07.19 - 08.07.23
Committees: FGB, Chair of Pupil Provision and Complaints committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: Link governor for EYFS  

Business / nature of interest: Child(ren) attends school

Katie Biden

Role: Parent Governor 
Appointing Body: St Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 10.12.19 - 09.12.23
Committees: FGB, Pupil Provision and Appeals committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility: TBC

Business / nature of interest: Child(ren) attend school

Stacy Williams

Role: Associated Governor 
Appointing Body: St Peter's CofE Primary School 
Term of Office: 18.07.17 - 17.07.20
Committees: FGB and Pupil Provision committee
Details of Positions of Responsibility:

Business / nature of interest: Child(ren) attends school

Charlotte Eskell

Role: Parent Governor

Appointing Body: St Peter's CofE Primary School

Term of Office: 10.12.19 - 09.12.23

Committees: TBA

Details of Positions of Responsibility: TBA

Business / nature of interest: Child(ren) attends school

Clerk –  Samantha Grainger

 

Click here to see St Peter's full governor constitution.

Governing Body Documents

Interested in becoming a Governor? Please download, complete and return our Recruitment Pack

Instrument of Governance

School Improvement Plan (SIP) 2020-2021

St Peters Governing Body Register of Business Interest 2020-21

St Peter's Governing Body Register of Business Interests 2018

St Peter's Governing Body Attendance Register 2019-20 (to date)

St Peter's Governing Body Attendance Register 2018-19