Membership, Meetings & Statutory Governance Information

Click here for an overview of the role of the governing body, and details of how to contact the governors.

For information about governance in The Education Alliance Multi-Academy Trust, including information about the Trustees and Members of the board and related documents, please see the MAT website.

Parent Governors are appointed by the Parents of the School, Co-Opted Governors are appointed by the Governing Body, Foundation Governors are appointed by the Diocese, Staff Governors are appointed by the Staff of the School and Local Authority Governors are appointed by the Local Authority.

Governor NameCategoryTerm of OfficeCommittee MembershipAdditional Responsibilities
Mrs Anne Clark Local Authority
(Nominated by LA and appointed by GB)
- 29/04/26
Teaching & Learning
HT Performance Management
Pay Committee
Chair of Governors
Chair of Teaching & Learning Committee
SEND Governor
Safeguarding Governor
Link Governor for EYFS
Mr Jonathan GreenHeadteacher
ex Officio
- ongoing
Mr Mike BeresfordFoundation
(appointed by Diocese of York)
- 11/05/25
Teaching & Learning
Pay Committee
HT Performance Management
Health and Safety Governor
Link Governor for KS2
Rev Francis LoftusFoundation
(appointed by Diocese of York)
- 21/07/26
Finance & ResourcesGovernor for Behaviour, Attendance, Culture and Compliance
Richard AtkinsonParent
(Elected by parents)
- 05/02/24
Teaching & LearningLink Governor for KS1
Mr Kevin MerrisonCo-opted
(Appointed by GB)
- 05/12/25
Teaching & Learning
Pay Committee
Link Governor for KS2
Ms Alex Tate-SmithCo-opted
(Appointed by GB)
- 14/03/27
Finance & Resources

Register of Business and Relevant Interests

The Governing Body maintains a register of business and other relevant interests. Click here to view the Register of Interests 2022-2023 (last updated March 2023).

Historic (members left within last 12 months)

The following former members of the governing body have stepped down in the past year.

Governor NameCategoryTerm of OfficeCommittee MembershipPositions of ResponsibilityDeclarations of Interest
Mr Matthew HorneCo-opted
(Appointed by GB)
- 13/10/23
Finance & Resources
Pay Committee
Chair of Finance & Resources Committee
Pupil Premium Link Governor
Link Governor for KS1
Deputy CEO,
Innovation Unit Ltd since 2008
Trustee, South York
MAT since 2018
Mr Dan EdmondsonParent (Appointed)31/01/22
- 30/09/23
Finance & ResourcesLink Governor for EYFSN/A

Meeting Attendance Registers

The Governing Body hold two Full Governing Body meetings per term and also has two sub committees – Teaching & Learning Committee and the Finance & Resource Committee – which usually meet once per term. The sub committees report to the Full Governing Body.  Please ask in school if you wish to see (non-confidential) minutes from these meetings.