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Meet the Governors of St Philip's



Governors 2017 – 2018

                                                                                                Term of office

Chair of Governors:               Doris Eaton                    9th June 2014 – 8th June 2018

Foundation Governors:          Kate Ogden                   24th Feb 2017 – 26th Mar 2021

                                               Gareth Robinson          10th Oct 2016 – 9th Oct 2020

                                               Karen Schofield            22nd May 2016 – 21st May 2020

Parent Governors:                 Amanda Gleave            14th May 2014 – 13th May 2018

                                               Rebecca Harrison         26th May 2017 – 27th May 2021

Local Authority Governor:      Cllr. Peter Dobbs           15th Dec 2016 – 14th Dec 2020

Staff Governor:                      Paul Steadman              13th Jan 2014 – 11th Jan 2018

Co-opted Governor:              Jessica Symons             24th Nov 2015 – 22nd Nov 2019

Headteacher:                        Julia Kinch                      1st Sept 2017 (new appointment)


Governance overview

Term of office is reviewed annually in the Autumn term



Pecuniary Interests

On a meeting of the Governors Finance Committee on Thursday 22nd October 2015 Mrs Brady declared that the company that her husband works for, Astra Signs, had been appointed to put up signage in school. The Governors agreed that Astra Signs, a local company, had given a competitive quote for the work. Governors accepted that Mrs Brady had no involvement.


Click the links below.

Governor Attendance 


Spring 2017




St Philip's Cof E Primary School Constitution

Instrument Of Government



Click here to view sub-committees of the Governing Body 



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