Worthington Primary School is at the centre of a close-knit community. It is a school where excellent education and development of children is paramount.
What is the Governing Body?
The governing body is made up of people from the local community who have a responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement for all of our children.
There are three key things that the governing body must do:
Ensure that there is a clear vision, ethos and strategic direction for the school
Hold the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
Oversee the financial performance of the school and ensure that money is spent as effectively as possible.
Governors are expected to act as a “critical friend” to the school. They work with the Head Teacher and Staff taking a common sense approach to ensuring that the school is performing to the best of its ability and that the children in our care get the best possible education.
If you would like to know more about the work of the school Governing Body or would like to get involved then please contact Mandy on 01530 222319 or email@example.com or speak to any of the Governors listed below.
Our current constitution allows for up to 8 Governors with a maximum of two being nominated as parent Governors. Each of our Governors is elected as either a parent, co-opted, Local Authority or staff member.
Governors currently meet at least once a term to review school performance and to set the goals and direction for the school. We also have four committees that meet once a term to support the work of the Governing Body.
Our current Governing Body members are listed below:
Type of Governor
Terms of Office
|Chair of Finance Committee||Finance Committee (Chair)|
1/11/21 - 31/10/25
|Finance, Safeguarding/Health & Safety, HR, Standards and curriculum|
|Finance, Safeguarding/Health & Safety (Chair), HR (Chair)|
|Finance, standards and curriculum|
|HR, Standards and Curriculum|
31/10/18 - 30/10/22
|Safeguarding/Health & Safety|
|Safeguarding/Health & Safety, HR, Standards and Curriculum|
15/02/21 - 14/02/25
|Peter Webb||Co-opted||Chair of Standards and Curriculum|
Standards and Curriculum
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is
used to prevent cross site request forgery.
An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have been dismissed.
An 'awsUploads' object is used to facilitate file uploads.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: