List of Governors
At Thorney Close Primary School we have a mix of different types of governor with a wide range of interests, experiences and skills.
Types of governor
Parent governors – elected by the parents of children attending Thorney Close Primary School
Co-opted governors – appointed by the Governing Body. Applicants are not required to have a child in attendance at Thorney Close Primary but are required to have skills that will assist the Governing Body in being effective in delivering its core responsibilities or being wiling to undertake training to develop these (e.g. Finance, HR, marketing, leadership).
Staff governors – an employee at Thorney Close Primary School, working as either a teacher or a member of the school support staff and elected by all staff.
Local Authority governors – appointed by the governing body following a nomination from the local authority. Governor must have appropriate skills to support the governing body in delivering its core responsibilities
Associate Members of Committees – appointed by the governing body from a wide group including school staff and others able to contribute on issues related to their own experience and the area of responsibility of the committee to which they are appointed ie Deputy Headteacher, School Business Manager.
Governing Body List at Thorney Close Primary School
Staff (including headteacher)
Mrs Catherine Jones (Headteacher)
Ms Claire Wright
Miss Alice Rowell
Mr Marc Chartes
Miss Lisa Palmer
Mrs Laura Phillips
Mr Glenn Proctor (Vice Chair of Governors)
Mrs Rachel Aird
Mrs Donna Hargrave
Ms Lucy McMahon
Mrs Lorraine Scott (Chair of Governors)