The school governing body consists of 14 members. Since we are an academy school, they are also known as directors. Governors are volunteers who serve the community without remuneration. If you would like to speak to the governors, please contact the academy.

FGB Meetings 2019-2020

All Full Governing Body Meetings will start at 6.30pm unless stated:

Thursday 19th September 2019

Thursday 12th December 2019

Thursday 27th February 2020

Thursday 14th May 2020

Tuesday 14th July 2020

Funding agreement and articles of association Funding Agreement and Articles of Association

Final Accounts 2014-15 Holy Trinity CE Academy

Audited final accounts 2015-16

Audited Final Accounts 2016-17

Audited Final Accounts 2017-18

The Role of Governors

The role of Governors is defined in law by the school governance regulations (2013). These regulations are summmarised below:

The governing body provides non-executive leadership. In all matters, the ‘board of governors’ should operate at a strategic level, leaving the headteacher and senior school leaders responsible and accountable to it for the operational day-to-day running of the school.
The regulations define three core functions consistent with the strategic role of the board. These are to:

• set the vision and strategic direction of school;
• hold the headteacher to account for its educational performance; and
• ensure financial resources are well spent.

The board's role is to focus strongly on these core functions and avoid its time being consumed with issues of secondary importance. While a range of other issues may at times require the board’s attention, this should not be at the expense of its ability to oversee and drive up the overall educational and financial performance of the school.
Governors need a robust process and framework for setting priorities, creating accountability and monitoring progress. This is facilitated by a school development plan that sets out strategic targets and key performance indicators. The focus is on significant strategic challenges and opportunities for school improvement in line with the board’s core functions, avoiding unnecessary detail and peripheral issues.
To create robust accountability, governors need to ask challenging questions on the basis of robust objective data. Governors should not just rely on information provided by the headteacher. Rather, they scrutinise objective national data at least once a year; use visits to verify what they are told, and ensure the headteacher’s termly report provides appropriate and sufficiently detailed information.

The governing body is organised into three main committees: Finance and Premises, Curriculum and Pupil Welfare and Staffing. The governors publish an annual governance statement with the accounts to explain how it has fulfilled its responsibilities.


Mrs Rebecca Caldecott

Mr Graham Shore


Mr David Conway

Chair of Governors
Foundation Governor

Subject links: Early Years, SEN and Pupil Premium, ICT, Health & Safety

Rev Bob Kenway

Rector of the benefice of Marden Vale
Vice-Chair of the Governing Body
Chair of the Staffing Committee

Subject links: RE & Collective Worship

Mr Matthew Snell

Parent Governor

Subject links: Science , Health and Safety

Mrs Claire Ingleton

Clerk to Governors
Academy Bursar

Mr Stephen Colby

Foundation Governor

Subject links: Mathematics

Mrs Rowena Wood

Parent Governor

Chair of Curriculum & Pupil Welfare Committee

Subject links: Modern Foreign Languages, History, Geography

Mrs. Alison Milford-Silver

Teacher Governor

Upcoming Events

  1. Non-Uniform Day – Please bring in a jar of sweets for the Christmas Bazaar.

    22 November
  2. School Quiz

    22 November @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  3. KS1 Christmas Performance (1)

    2 December @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. KS1 Christmas Performance (2)

    3 December @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  5. KS1 Christmas Performance (3)

    4 December @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm