St Andrew's CE First School

Role of the Governing Body

The role of the Governing Body is to provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools. It has three key functions:

  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent
  • Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction

How St Andrew's Governors fulfill their role

 The Board have 4 main meetings per year with clear aims and objectives for each meeting and also delegate some responsibilities to 4 smaller committees who meet at least every term.

All Meeting Dates 2020/21

Full Governing Body Meetings (Chaired by Steph Timmis)

Finance Committee (Chaired by Angela Spires)

Personnel & Pay Committee (Chaired by Steph Timmis)

Curriculum & Standards Committee (Chaired by Mike Onyon)

Health & Safety and Sites & Buildings and Safeguarding Committee (Chaired by Steve Bond)

Who are the Governors of St Andrew's?

 Please click here to see a list of Governors and their declared interests.

List of members for each committee

If you have any concerns you would like to raise with Governors (having followed the complaints policy) please email the Clerk.

 Minutes of Meetings

The Governing Body believes that there should be transparency of its workings and decisions.

The final approved minutes from any Full Governing Body Meeting can be requested by emailing the Clerk on

FGB Attendance Records

2019 to 2020 

2018 to 2019

2017 to 2018