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Heacham Junior School

Governors

Below you will find information regarding Heacham Junior School Local Governing Body. Please click on a drop down menu to view:

The Role of A Governing Body

All schools in England have a Governing Body which is responsible for overseeing many of the strategic decisions of the school. A key role is to act as a ‘critical friend’: to support, to challenge, to ask questions, ultimately to represent the school community.

The Governing Body works in close partnership with the headteacher, staff and the Academy Trust. Whilst the headteacher is, of course, responsible for the day to day running of the school, the governors are involved with such things as staffing, curriculum, school buildings and finance.

It ensures the school functions well and maintains the proper range of academic and social objectives.

Main Governors’ meetings are held once a term including Full Governing Body meetings and Curriculum meetings which monitors and evaluates the standards of learning and teaching and the impact that the school makes on children’s achievement and attainment.  The Governing Body monitors how the school ensures that we achieve our national and locally set targets and the targets that we set ourselves.

Our Governing Body 

Chair:                                                          
Andy Gee

Vice Chair:
Robert Dale 

Headteacher:                                             
Ms Louise Jackson

Governors:    

Gavin Batterbee            
Paul  Bland
Rachel Ford
Amanda Gibbins
Emma Hunt 
Vicky Proctor
Rachel Richardson 
Danielle Rodrigues 
Cheryl Rumens
Kate Watson
Lucy Reay
Barbara Herring
Kirsty Kerr

                                                                                               

Clerk: 
Miss Hayley Roberts 

Contact Details

The Clerk to the Governors is Miss Hayley Roberts 

If you wish to contact the Governing Body, please address any correspondence to her or the Chair of Governors via the following:

FAO Miss H Roberts 
Clerk to the Governors
Heacham Junior School
College Drive,
Heacham,
King's Lynn PE31 7EJ

Telephone: 01485 571013    
Email Address: office@heachamjunior.co.uk

Governor Documentation 

Please click on the links below to view the up to date Governor Documentation:

Overview of Governor Membership 
Including:
Responsibilities within the governing body
Relevant links and business interests within the school and trust
Meeting Attendance

WNAT Board of Trustees 

Responsibility for all the academies that make up  West Norfolk Academies Trust and for providing education in those academies is entrusted to the Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees  have overall accountability for all the schools within the trust and manage all finances (including audits), premises and personnel areas,  via sub committees. Work is also delegated to our local governing body whose assistance  is  greatly valued and supported by the Trustees.

For further information on our Board of Trustees visit the West Norfolk Academies Trust website Governance Page. 

Governor Recruitment

If you are interested in being a Governor at this school or any other school within West Norfolk Academies Trust, ple ase click on the link below for further information:

WNAT Governor Recruitment Information