Manor Primary School

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Our Governing Body

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

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.


Members of the governing body are:






Mr J SamuelChair Co-opted 
Mrs D Preston  Vice-ChairCo-optedFinance & Buildings (Chair)
Mrs F SwainHeadteacherEx officio 
Vacancy Co-opted 
Mrs J Copley Co-optedCurriculum & Standards (Chair)
Mrs D Edwards Local AuthorityE-Safety, People Management (Chair) & Safeguarding
Miss S Fielder ParentCurriculum & Standards
Mr D Ellery ParentFinance & Buildings
Miss K Beasley Co-opted
People Management
Vacancy Co-optedHealth & Safety
Mr S Lathia StaffSEN
Miss L James Co-optedPupil Voice
Mr S Innes Co-optedPeople Management
Vacancy Parent 


Executive Committee

Mr J Samuel
Mrs D Preston
Mrs D Edwards
Mrs J Copley
Mrs F Swain


First Committee

Mrs D Edwards
Mrs D Edwards


Second Committee

Mrs J Copley
Mr S Innes

Mr D Ellery


Pay Committee

Mrs D Preston
Mrs D Edwards

Mr J Samuel


Headteacher Performance Management Governors

Mrs D Preston
Mrs J Copley


Curriculum & Standards Committee

Mrs J Copley (Chair)
Miss S Fielder


People Management Committee

Mrs D Edwards (Chair)
Mr S Lathia
Mr S Innes

Miss K Beasley


Finance & Buildings Committee

Mrs D Preston (Chair)
Mr J Samuel
Mr D Ellery


Clerk   Mrs S Thompson