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Hurdsfield Primary School

Governing Body (2017-2018)


The Governing Body of Hurdsfield Primary School is committed to working in partnership with the head teacher and staff to provide the best possible education for our children.


The Governors of Hurdsfield  Primary School consists of 12 members of the local and school community. It works closely with the Headteacher, Mr Cash (from September 2017), and the staff of the school to oversee the strategic direction and planning of the school. The Governing Board does this by offering support and constructive advice; being a ‘critical friend’ when and where needed. The Governing Board challenges, asks questions and seeks information to ensure that the best interests of the children at the school are being met.


All members of the Governing Board are volunteers. They are either elected by parents and staff, appointed by the Local Authority or co-opted from the local community. The Headteacher is a governor. The terms of office are 4 years and governors can choose to be re-elected to the Governing Body.


The Governing Body is split into four committees that scrutinise the work of the school.  The committees are as follows:


 Attainment and Progress Committee

Chaired by: Andrew Melville

Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee

Chaired by: Frank Vignon

Leadership and Management Committee

Chaired by: Lesley Stevens

Behaviour and Safety

Chaired by: Steve Carter


 Each committee meets at least once a term. The full Governing Body meets each term.

  The Chair of Governors can call extra meetings if necessary.


Who are our Governors?


Chair of Governors

Lesley Stevens


Deputy Chair

Andrew Melville


Community Governors

Eileen Talbot, Frank Vignon and Rachel Mooney


Parent Governors

Anna Szostakowicz and Ali Williams


Staff Governors

Lucy Morrissey and Maureen Grimwood


Local Authority Governors

Steve Carter and Christine Tomlinson



More Governor Information to follow soon!




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