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Committee Structure and Future Dates

Governors’ Committee Structure 2023-24

The Governing Body of Athelstan Primary School has a structure whereby every governor is a member of the Full Governing Body Committee.

Chair of Governors: Derek Thompson

Vice Chair of Governors: Sarah Wray

Clerk to the Governors: Jane Lovett


There is a sub-committee structure, consisting of four committees:

Compliance Committee - Chaired by Derek Thompson

Curriculum and Standards Committee - Chaired by Derek Thompson

Engaging Learning Committee - Chaired by Rochelle Kirk

Strategic Committee - Chaired by Derek Thompson

Membership is as per the table below:

Name of Governor

Committee Membership                        

Fiona BarryEngaging Learning; Strategic
Gay BirtlesEngaging Learning
David FernleyCurriculum and Standards
Emma FoxEngaging Learning
Richard JoelCompliance
Rochelle KirkEngaging Learning; Strategic
James MillsCompliance; Strategic
Derek ThompsonCurriculum and Standards; Compliance; Strategic
Lisa WatsonCurriculum and Standards; Strategic
Nicola WilsonCompliance
Sarah WrayEngaging Learning; Strategic
Iffat YasminCurriculum and Standards


Future Committee Dates

   Autumn 1  Autumn 2 Spring 1Spring 2    Summer 1Summer 2
Full Governors18.10.23x07.02.24x08.05.24x
Curriculum and Standards19.09.2321.11.23x27.02.24x18.06.24
Engaging Learning05.10.2312.12.23x26.03.24x11.06.24