Manor Primary School

Making People Successful

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Our Governing Body

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Our mission is to support and challenge the whole school in order to ensure the best outcome for each child.

We will ensure that the best policies and practices are in place to supply this and the Schools mission statement



Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

The governing body consists of people who are members of staff, parents, representatives of the local authority and the community and who have a wide range of backgrounds, skills and experiences. The governing body works as a team and accept collective responsibility for decisions made at meetings. We want to work in partnership with Mrs Swain and all staff to ensure that the School provides high quality education for all children irrespective of their background and ability. It is our objective to make Manor Primary School the school of choice for local community families and for the school to be seen as a key part of the community family.


Details of the structure and responsibilities of governing body members:






Mr J SamuelChair Co-opted 
Mrs F SwainHeadteacherEx officio 
Mr N Allwood Co-optedFinance & Buildings, Health & Safety
Mrs J Copley Co-optedCurriculum & Standards (Chair)
Mrs D Edwards Local AuthorityPeople Management (Chair) & Safeguarding
Miss S Fielder ParentCurriculum & Standards
Mrs L Ellery ParentPeople Management
Miss K Beasley Co-optedCurriculum & Standards
Miss R Thompson StaffPeople Management
Mrs S Miller Co-optedSEN, People Management
Mrs L Davies Co-optedPupil Voice, Finance & Buildings
Mr S InnesVice ChairCo-optedFinance & Buildings
Ms H Beckett ParentCurriculum & Standards


Executive Committee

Mr John Samuel
Mrs Deb Edwards
Mrs Janet Copley

Mr Stephen Innes
Mrs Fiona Swain


First Committee
Mrs Deb Edwards

Mr Nigel Allwood

Stephen Innes


Second Committee

Mrs Janet Copley
Miss Sharon Fielder

Mrs Susan Miller


Pay Committee
Mrs Deb Edwards

Mrs Janet Copley

Mr John Samuel

Mr Stephen Innes


Headteacher Performance Management Governors

Mr Stephen Innes

Mrs Deb Edwards
Mrs Janet Copley


Curriculum & Standards Committee

Mrs Janet Copley (Chair)
Miss Sharon Fielder

Miss Kerry Beasley

Ms Helen Beckett


People Management Committee

Mrs Deb Edwards (Chair)
Mrs Leah Ellery

Mrs Susan Miller

Miss Rio Thompson


Finance & Buildings Committee

Mr Stephen Innes (Chair)
Mr John Samuel
Mrs Leanne Davis

Mr Nigel Allwood


Clerk   Mrs Sharon Thompson

Minutes of Governors’ Meetings


Copies of governing board minutes are stored within our school and are available on request from the clerk. To request a copy of the minutes, please contact