Meadowside Community Primary School

Meadowside Primary School  - "Sowing the seeds for success"

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Together, the Governors are responsible for:

  • Setting aims and targets for the school and checking the school’s progress towards attaining these.

  • Monitoring how well the school’s policies and plans are working.

  • Accounting for the performance of the school and the Governing Body.

  • Working with the Headteacher to make sure that teaching at school is effective and good quality and the children are making the best possible progress.

  • Taking general responsibility for the school and its budget.

  • Challenging and supporting the senior management team and taking opportunities to show interest in and appreciation of st3/6ff and pupils.

  • Promoting the interests of the school and its pupils in the wider community.


Types of Governors 

There are several different types of Governor:

  • Parent Governor

    Elected from parents at the school by parents at the school.

  • Staff Governor

    Elected from staff at the school by staff at the school.

  • Local Authority (LA) Governors
    Appointed by the LEA.

  • Co-opted Governors

    Appointed by members of the Governing Body. They are intended to be representative of the local community and may add particular kinds of expertise.


Information below under construction

Governing Body

Our Governing Body is made up of the following members:

Name & Category of Governor

Appointed by and Term of Office

Committees served on with attendance 16/17

Positions of Responsibility

 Register of Interests

Jim Brown

LA Governor

LA, expires Sept 2017

 Resources, H&S

Chair of Governors


Link  governor for Science


Link Governor for Leadership & Governance

Westgrove PIrl



Chair of Governors at Dishforth Village School and Dishforth Airfield School

Samantha Young

Parent Governor

Parent Vote,  expires  Feb 2018

Resources, H&S



Keri Creedy

Parent Governor

Parent Vote, expires May 2019


Vice Chair of Governors

SEN & Safeguarding Governor


Greengate Consultancy Services

 Robert Archibald

Co-opted Governor

Co-opted by Governors,  expires Jan 2020

 Resources, Standards

 Chair of Resources


Link Governor for Literacy


 Richard Owen-Hughes

Parent Governor

Parent Vote, expires May 2019


 Link Governor for Maths


Justine Mooney

Co-opted Governor

 Co-opted by Governors, expires May 2019



 White Horse Business Solutions Ltd

Annie Gregory

Staff Governor

Staff Vote, expires  Sept 2018

 Standards, Resources

 Chair of Standards


 Nigel Ashley


Resources, H&S



 Dianne Mousley

Clerk to Governors




There are no relationships between governors and members of the school staff including spouses, partners and relatives.


 Governors who have served within the last 12 months

Name & category of Governor Appointed by and Term of office Committees served on Positions of responsibility Register of Interests

 Clare Aynsley

Co-opted Governor

Governors, term to May 2019  Standards    

 Governor meeting attendance 2015/16 - currently being updated from paper records

Governor Name

Full Governing Body

(5 meetings)

Standards & Curriculum


(3 meetings)

Health and Safety 
 Jim Brown  3/6  n/a 3/3  n/a
Samantha Young 2/6  n/a n/a  2/2
Robert Archibald 5/6  1 (stood in to make this meeting quorate) 3/3  2/2
Annie Gregory 5/6  3/3 3/3  n/a
Richard Owen-Hughes 5/6  3/3  n/a  n/a
Keri Creedy 6/6  n/a n/a  n/a
 Clare Aynsley


 2/3 n/a  n/a
Justine Mooney 6/6  n/a 3/3  n/a
Nigel Ashley 6/6  n/a 1/3  1/2

Sarah Johnson

(Business Manager)

n/a n/a 3/3 n/a

 Sarah Johnson attends Resources Committee in her role as Business Manager and has no voting rights.