Members of Holy Trinity C.E. Primary School Governing Body

  • Mr. Jason Russon - Local Authority Governor (Chair) - 01.09.13 - 31.08.17
  • Reverend Dave Bishop - Foundation Governor
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge - Foundation Governor (Vice Chair)                                 - 01.09.16 - 31.08.20
  • Mrs. Ann Wilkins - Foundation Governor - 01.09.16 - 31.08.20
  • Mrs. Judith Driver - Head Teacher - 01.09.13 - present
  • Mrs. Julie Turner - Staff Governor - 01.01.09 - present
  • Mrs. Karen Johnson - Co-opted Governor  - 30.09.14 - 29.09.18
  • Mr. Paul Bryan -Co-opted Governor - 01.09.16 - 31.08.20
  • Mrs. Louise Schwartz - Parent Governor - 01.09.16 - 31.08.20
  • Mrs. Helen James - Parent Governor - 01.09.16 - 31.08.20
  • Mrs. Kay Cresswell-Green - Parent Governor  01.04.17 - 31.03.21

Pecuniary interests

  • Rev. Dave Bishop - also Chair of Governors at St James' Primary
  • Mr. Paul Bryan - also governor at Pool Hayes Primary
  • Mrs Karen Johnson - also works as a learning support assistant at Holy          Trinity School.
  • Mr. Jason Russon's wife works as a classroom assistant at Holy Trinity School.

Governors who have recently left the governing body

  • Mr. Philip Rowley - Foundation Governor (Chair) 2002 - 26.05.16
  • Mr. Lee Davies-Hadley - Parent Governor - 01.09.12 - 31.08.16
  • Mrs. Angela Busby - Parent Governor  - 01.09.12 - 31.08.16
  • Mrs. Suzy Price - Parent Governor - 23.03.15 - 31.08.16
  • Mr. Richard Holden - Co-opted Governor 01.09.15 - 31.08.16

Committees and Membership

In order to carry out our role efficiently and effectively the detailed work of the Governing Body is sometimes undertaken by committees.  In addition to attending Full Governing Body meetings, all governors sit on at least one committee.  The Committees report back to half termly meetings of the Governing Body at which broader issues are discussed and agreed.

Standards and Progress Committee:  assists in the decision making in matters related to the promotion of high standards of education and achievement, reviews SATs data and Teaching Assessment data, ensures all pupils including those with SEND are making expected progress.


Committee members:

Mr. Jason Russon (Chair)

Mrs. Judith Driver

Mrs. Julie Turner

Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge

Mr. Paul Bryan

Finance and Resources Committee:  ensures sound management of the School's finances including planning and monitoring.  Reviews internal controls and completed the School's Financial Value Standards (SFVS) annually.  Overseas the management of the budget and cash-flow including variances and projections.  Monitors Health and Safety within school with a governor attending termly health and safety inspections.

Committee members:
Mr. Jason Russon (Chair) - attends Health & Safety inspections

Mrs. Karen Johnson - Finance Governor

All governors attend Finance meetings as they form part of the half termly full governing body meetings.

Pay and Performance: Committees meet to ratify decisions regarding pay progression and also to set and review objectives for the head teacher's performance.

Committee members (pay)                          Head teacher performance

Mr. Jason Russon (Chair)                             Mr. Jason Russon (Chair)

Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge                                  Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge

Rev. Dave Bishop                                        Mr. Paul Bryan

Mrs. Louise Schwartz

Review/Appeals : Mrs Karen Johnson

Disciplinary Committee: Any matters arising in respect of staffing, H.R., staff/pupil discipline issues and admissions are dealt with by the governing body and meetings are called as and when necessary. Any appeals are then heard by a separate committee when necessary.

Committee members:                                 Appeals Committee members:

Mr. Jason Russon (Chair)                             Rev. Dave Bishop (Chair)

Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge                                  Mrs Ann Wilkins

Mrs. Louise Schwartz                                   Mrs. Helen James

Link Governors

All governors are 'Link Governors' assigned to subject leaders within school.  They visit the school to meet with their leader and complete a report to bring back to the full governing body. The link governors are as follows:

Area                                    Teacher                             Governor

Assessment for Learning        Mrs. Julie Turner                Mr. Paul Bryan

Pedagogy & Curriculum          Mrs. Karen Griffiths            Mrs. Karen Johnson

Leadership                            Mrs. Judith Driver              Mr. Jason Russon

Student & Family support       Mrs. Kimm Atkins              Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge

Learning Environment            Miss Helen Jack                  Rev. Dave Bishop

Safeguarding                        Mrs. Judith Driver               Mr. Jason Russon

Health & Safety                     Mrs. Lisa Webb                  Mr. Jason Russon

RE/Worship/Music                  Mrs. Nikki Price                  Rev. Dave Bishop

Literacy/EYFS/KS1                 Miss Helen Jack                  Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge

Literacy / KS2                       Mrs. Karen Griffiths             Mrs. Karen Johnson

Mathematics/ICT/E-Safety      Mrs. Julie Turner                 Mr. Paul Bryan 

Science                                 Mr. Michael Pugh                Mr. Paul Bryan

Art/DT                                  Mrs. Carrie Sharp               Mrs. Louise Schwartz

PE, Health & Wellbeing           Mrs Julie Turner                  Mrs. Helen James

PSHE/SMSC/SEND/MFL          Mrs. Kimm Atkins               Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge

History/Geography                 Mrs. Vicki Bessey                Mrs. Ann Wilkins

Parent Liaison Governor - Mrs. Ann Wilkins

Pupil Premium/SEND Liaison/Vulnerable pupils Governor - Mrs. Elizabeth Sledge

If you would like to find out more about becoming a school governor, please contact the clerk to governors Mrs Pam Grant on 01543 458557.