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.

Mr Mike Grant – LA Governor (Chair) – Health and Safety Link Governor

Mr Brian Lennon- Parent Governor (Vice Chair)

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

Mrs Anne Williamson – Foundation Governor – SEND Link Governor

Vacancy –  Foundation Governor ex-officio (currently no Priest-in-Charge at St Barnabas Church)

Dr Jessica Gilmour – Parent Governor

Mr Jo Patton – Parent Governor – Website Link Governor

Mrs Lorna Longman – Co-opted Governor

Ms Helen de Saram – Co-opted Governor

Mrs Ann Rawlinson – Co-opted Governor – English Link Governor

Mr Robert Adamson – Co-opted Governor

Mr Martin Cumming – Staff Governor – School SENDCo

Mrs Andrea Mann– Co-opted Staff Governor 

Miss Karen Boardman – Headteacher

Register of Business Interests 2017-18 (click to view)

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

FGB Attendance 2016-2017

Resources Committee Attendance 2016-2017

Pay Committee Attendance 2016-2017

Contact Us

Jubilee Terrace,
Leeman Road,
YO24 4YZ
01904 653323

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