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Governing Body

Our Board of Directors, who govern the school, is legally constituted to maintain a general overview of such matters as curriculum, premises, finance, staffing, and the general conduct of the school. They meet regularly to consider matters affecting the school and to receive a report from the Headteacher concerning the operation of the school. As an Academy, the Directors are the employers of all the staff and are directly responsible for the premises.

Mrs Heather Byron is the Chair, and Mrs Pam Macfarlane the Vice-Chair.

Mrs Louise Layzell is the Clerk, should you wish to make contact with the Board please do so via the Clerk.  She may be contacted by e-mail LLayzell@educ.somerset.gov.uk or via the school office.

The full Board consists of 14 directors.

You do not have to be a parent of a child at the school to join the Board as there are various categories of director. You will need time to fullfil the role and a commitment to provide the very best for our children.  If you are interested in discussing the possibility of joining when a vacancy arises, please make initial contact through the Clerk – Louise Layzell (LLayzell@educ.somerset.gov.uk).

Please click here to access the document ‘Qualifications and Disqualifiation Regulations for those Governing in an Academy’.
Please click here to access ‘Roles and Responsibilities’ document.

Director Vacancies
Parent Director – Nominations Close 16 September 2020
We have a vacancy for a Parent Director.  Please click on the link above for information on roles and responsibilities.
Parent Directors are parents or carers of pupils attending the school who are elected by parents/carers.  They give a parental perspective in discussions and decisions.
Directors bring a range of skills that will help them to contribute effectively to the work of the Board.

If you would like to know more about this opportunities please contact the Clerk (LLayzell@educ.somerset.gov.uk).

Nomination Letter

Nomination Form

The Roles and Responsibilities of a Director

Qualifications and Disqualification Regulations