This is a Good School

Ofsted says "Pupils are highly engaged and enjoy learning"

Teaching is good

"Teachers are expert in the subjects they teach."

Governance is strong

"Adults share an in depth understanding of the latest safeguarding risks that pupils may face."

Pupils achieve well

"Provision for children in the early years is particularly strong."

Pupils' behaviour is good

"Behaviour in lessons is excellent. Children are kind."

Teaching is good

"Assessment is used well. There is a huge array of activities on offer."

Curriculum design is inspiring

"The curriculum is coherent and well sequenced."

Pupils achieve well

"Leaders and staff are united in their ambition for pupils to succeed."

Pupils' behaviour is good

"The high-quality relationships between staff and pupils contribute to a positive learning culture."


What we do…

The Leighterton Primary School Full Governing Body has three core functions which are:   

    • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction 
    • Holding the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff 
    • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent. 

As Governors we are committed to supporting the school, its pupils and its community. Our aim is to help pupils grow, thrive and enjoy school life as they progress on their learning journey. 


Who we are…

  • Jenna Walker – Staff Governor
  • Meryl Hatfield – Headteacher
  • Phil Nichols – Parent Governor
  • Brittany Hurdle – Parent Governor
  • Alyssa Taylor – Vice-Chair, Co-opted Governor
  • Stuart Davey – Parent Governor
  • Joanne Burton – Co-opted Governor
  • Jackie Batten – Chair, Co-opted Governor
  • Philip Kendell – Co-opted Governor
  • Martin Measures – Co-opted Governor
  • Anthony Bugg – LA Governor
  • Vacancy – Co-opted Governor
  • Holly Bell – Clerk

Pecuniary Interests

2020-21 Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests – March 2021

Terms of Reference


Governor Attendance

Governor Meeting Attendance 2019-20

Meeting Dates 2020/21

Full Governors

  • 07/10/2020
  • 17/11/2020
  • 02/02/2021
  • 09/03/2021
  • 18/05/2021

Curriculum and Standards

  • 04/11/2020
  • 27/04/2021

Premises and Resources

  • 04/11/2020
  • 03/12/2021
  • 05/05/2021

Strategy Meeting

  • TBC