St Paul's Primary School is working to secure a person working in Business or Finance to enhance the skills of the Governing Body. Please see the New Governor PDF below for further information on the position and how to apply.
Chair of Governing Body
Beverly Jones commenced her term as a Governor, Autumn Term 2016. She moved with her husband Derek into the St Paul’s catchment area in 1993 and has been a member of St Paul’s Church since then. Her three sons are millennials who attended St Paul’s whist she was Principal at Chesterton Community College. Since then her career has included acting as the Government lead for Education in the East of England and becoming a Director of Parkside Federation Academies, leading the improvement at Coleridge for three years. She now works part time as an Education Adviser developing Culture and Arts Leaders for Schools and Academies, supporting Headteachers as well as working as a Director of www.caring4eldersuk.org.uk.
She is the Chair of the Finance and Personnel Committee.
The Governing Body works closely with the Headteacher in the management of the school. We are the strategic leaders of the school with an important role to play in ensuring every child gets the best possible education. Governing bodies have a statutory role and responsibility to raise academic achievement and promote pupil welfare.
We meet at least twice a term with additional sub-committee meetings to discuss individual matters, such as the school curriculum and finances. The minutes of recent meetings are linked below.
Governors make regular monitoring visits, working closely with staff and external advisors to improve teaching and learning for all our children.
The current governors are listed below.