Governors’ Information and Duties – Holywell’s Governing Board.

Led by Pauline Kendall as Chair of Governors and Martin Sanders as Vice Chair; the Governors of Holywell School make up the key body that works with the Head Teacher to ensure that we provide the best education possible to all the children who come here. The Governing Board sets the strategic direction of the school, advises and challenges the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership Team, sets and monitors the school budget and monitors the quality of its educational provision.

The Full Governing Board meets at least four times per year. In addition, it conducts a great deal of its work through four key sub committees or groups:

Membership of the Governing Board is made up of:

  • Up to 3 elected parents
  • 10 governors who have been nominated by one of our two Parochial Church Councils (5 from Cranfield PCC and 5 from Wootton PCC)
  • The Vicar (incumbent) of  Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cranfield Parish Church 
  • Up to 3 members of staff, currently we have one appointed from the teaching staff and one from the non-teaching staff
  • Up to 2 co-opted governors who can be placed on the board for their particular experience and expertise when required

The Head Teacher is also a governor ex-officio and the remaining members of the Senior Leadership Team also attend as Associates (the 2 Deputy Heads, the Assistant Head, the DSL/SENDCo, the Senior Leader, the Finance Director and the School Business Manager).

Contact us by email

Pauline Kendall, Chair of Governors, 

Martin Sanders, Vice Chair of Governors, 

Zena Ecott, Clerk to the Governors,

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