We, the Governors of St Barnabas CE Primary School, are actively involved in the life and work of the school. We support the activities which are happening at St Barnabas as well as providing challenge to enable the school to move forward; recognising achievements and evaluating progress.

The role of the governing body is to help the school provide the best possible education for all of our pupils, and to ensure the school meets all its statutory obligations.

The Governing Body at St Barnabas is made up of: three foundation (church) governors; three parent governors; one local authority governor; one staff governor; five co-opted governors and the Headteacher. If you are interested in becoming a governor, please contact school.

Mrs Ann Rawlinson – Chair of Governors &  English Link Governor

Mrs Anne Williamson – Vice Chair of Governors, Foundation Governor – SEND Link Governor

Mr Brian Lennon- Parent Governor & Pupil Premium Governor

Dr Kathryn Mackay-Roberts-  Foundation Governor – Safeguarding Link Governor

Mrs Hannah Madin –  Foundation Governor ex-officio (temporary)

Dr Jessica Gilmour – Parent Governor

Mr Jo Patton – Parent Governor – Website Link Governor

Mrs Lorna Longman – Co-opted Governor

Vacancy – Co-opted Governor 

Mr Philip Hassall – Co-opted Governor

Mr John Halsall – Co-opted Governor – Attendance Link Governor

Mr Martin Cumming – Staff Governor 

Mr Gary Mogan – LA Governor

Miss Karen Boardman – Headteacher

Governing Body Membership 12.7.19

Register of Business Interests 27.6.19

Being a Parent Governor

Click here to find out more about the role of a Parent Governor

Governor Monitoring

Governors carry out a range of activities to enable them to have a good understanding of how the school is progressing and to ensure that the school meets it’s statutory obligations.

All governors are encouraged to attend the annual ‘Monitoring Morning or Afternoon’. During this visit, governors have the opportunity to spend time in lessons and talk to pupils about different aspects of school for example behaviour and learning.

Governors have specific ‘link roles’ linked to subjects (e.g. Maths, English) or area (e.g. Safeguarding, SEN) . These governors meet with the relevant member of staff leading this area several times each year. They discuss plans and developments in these specific areas. Governors may also inspect documents such as health and safety checks and reports.

In addition, each year group  has a link governor. This governor visits the class and discusses progress and specific strategies that are in place to support learning with the class teacher and teaching assistant.

Attendance at Meetings

Registers of attendance at meetings can be viewed below

Attendance Register 2018-19

Attendance Register 2017-18




Contact Us

Jubilee Terrace,
Leeman Road,
YO24 4YZ
01904 653323

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