Meet the Governors
made up of 15 members:
. 3 parent governors
. 1 LA governor
. 2 staff governors (including the Head teacher)
. 9 co-opted governors.
Our governors are chosen for their skills and their commitment to the school which is required for the effective governance and continued success of the school.
The Full Governing Body has delegated to sub-committees various aspects of its operation with the two main committees being the Premises, Finance and Personnel (PFP) (10 members) and the Curriculum and Pupil related (9 members).
In accordance with the Governments requirement for all governing bodies, the 3 core strategic functions of Friars Grove Primary School Governing body are:
1. Ensure clarity of vision, ethos, values and strategic direction;
2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils;
3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.
Membership of the Friar's Grove Governing Body 2021-22
Governors serve a four year term of office. (Date when term of office expires listed below).
Rod Goody - Chair of Governors (31/08/2023)
Laura Sargent – Vice Chair (31/08/23)
Jeremy Gush - Local Authority (31/08/2026)
Helen McCombe - Co-opted (30/09/2026)
Martyn Mellis - Co-opted (30/09/2026)
Ian Levinson – Co-opted (03/04/2024)
Mark Pettit – Parent (29/11/25)
Rhoslynn Frost – Parent (04/02/23)
Sarah Monks – Parent (13/03/23)
Christine McDonald - Co-opted (TBC)
Toni Copp – Deputy Headteacher
Susan Shipp - Headteacher
Attendance Record for governors 2021-22 - currently being updated