St Mary the Virgin Primary School selects Governors from a wide spectrum of the community and welcomes diversity, believing the children will benefit from a Governing Body with experience in a wide field of business, community and family life.

There are different categories of Governor who are either elected or appointed. At St Mary the Virgin there are normally 12 Governors, 7 of whom are Foundation Governors. Foundation Governors are appointed by the Salisbury Diocesan Board of Education to protect and promote the Christian ethos of the school. Of the remaining Governors, 1 is the Headteacher, 1 an elected teacher, 2 are elected parents.

The Governing Body is part of the school leadership team, responsible for strategic planning and policy development. Governors work with the Headteacher and staff to ensure the school provides a good quality education for all its pupils. Governors alongside the Headteacher are responsible for the Schools’ delegated budget.

Chair of Governors & Foundation Governor – Mrs Joanne Hall
Vice Chair & Appointed Governor – Mrs Nicola Ackroyd
Foundation Governor – Revd Eve Pegler
Foundation Governor– Mrs Kate Wickson
Foundation Governor – Revd Peter Greenwood
Foundation Governor – Mrs Alison Carey
Foundation Governor – Mrs Fatmata Young
Foundation Governor – Mrs Rachel Bingham
Parent Governor – Mr Michael Gale
Parent Governor – Mr Alan Povey
Staff Governor – Mrs Jen Williamson
Head Teacher – Mrs Sarah Bullmore

Register of Business Interests 2018 – 2019 Governor register business interests 2018 – 2019

Governors Roles and Responsibilities – Governor Roles and Responsibilities 2018 – 2019

Governors Attendance 2017 – 2018 Governor Attendance 2017-2018

Governors Attendance 2016 – 2017 Governor Attendance 2016.2017

Governors Attendance 2015 – 2016 Governors attendance



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