Howletch Lane Primary School

Howletch Lane Primary School

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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our governors' section



Governing Body Remit

The purpose of the Governing Body is to conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its three core strategic functions are:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent


Timetable for Governing Body meetings in 2020/2021 - commence 3.45pm

Autumn Term                                             Thursday 30th September 2021 (virtual)

Spring Term                                               Thursday 3rd February 2022 (virtual)

Summer Term                                            Wednesday 4th May 2022 


Committee Meetings in 2021/2022 - commence 3.45pm unless otherwise stated

Pay Review                                                Monday 8th November 2021 at 1.30 (virtual)

Pay Review (HT)                                        Thursday 9th December at 5.00 (virtual)

Finance and Premises Committee             Thursday 18th November 2021  (virtual) 

Finance and Premises Committee             Wednesday 9th March 2022 (virtual)

Finance and Premises Committee             Wednesday 15th June 2022 (virtual)

Curriculum and Standards Committee       Thursday 24th March 2022 (virtual)

Curriculum and Standards Committee       Tuesday 12 July 1.30 (location tbc)

Wellbeing Committee                                 Wednesday 29 June (in school)

Health and Safety Walkabout                     Wednesday 29 June 1.30 (in school)





Members of the Governing Body 

The Governing Body of Howletch Primary was reconstituted in November 2020. There are 14 members which include the Headteacher, 1 staff governor, 1 Local Authority governor, 4 parent governors and 7 co-opted governors.

The School Business Manager is an associate member of the board, this post does not have voting rights)


Parent Governors:

Mrs Sharon Lawson, Mrs Claire Proudlock, Mrs Rebecca Sheppard, vacancy

Staff Governors:

Mrs Helen Adair (Headteacher), Mr Jonathan Snelling

Local Authority Governor:

 Mrs Karen Jones 

Co-opted Governors:

Mrs Helen Beattie, Mrs Tracey Chester (Vice Chair), Mrs Alyson Evans, Mrs Amanda Moon, Mr Michael Oliver, Mrs Marion Park,

 Mrs Karen Stevens (Chair)  


Associate Members:

Mrs Amanda Walker (School Business Manager)




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