The Governors at St Peter’s School are a well informed and committed group of volunteers who work as a team to
As part of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust (ODST) the work of the governing board is supported by the Directors of ODST. The Directors have delegated many responsibilities to the governors, if you want to read more about this you can do so here.
Further information about the Directors of ODST can be found here
The governors work closely with Mrs King and other members of the staff team; they routinely visit school to monitor the implementation of the school’s strategic priorities. Governors receive training and support from ODST and the Diocese to help them fulfil their role effectively.
Meetings of the full governing board take place about eight times a year.
During the Coronavirus lockdown (March - July 2020), the governing body powers were given to a smaller Executive Advisory Committee, supported by the school's ODST Improvement Advisor.
Unless stated otherwise governors have not declared any business or pecuniary interests, they do not have a relationship with any member of the school staff, nor are they members of any other governing body. The data below is for the academic year 2019/20. Iain Curtis, a teacher at St Peter's has a standing invitation to attend all Governing Body meetings.
|Name||Appointing Body||Term of Office Start Date||Term of Office End Date||Role on the Governing Body||Declaration of Interest||FGB Attendance|
|Gillian Allison||Community||01/09/2019||31/08/2023||Vice Chair||None||2 out of 5|
|Sam French||Parent||09/06/2015||08/06/2023||None||2 out of 5|
|Katherine Gamage||Parent||19/06/2017||18/06/2021||None||5 out of 5|
|Sam King||Staff (Headteacher)||N/A||N/A||None||5 out of 5|
|Kerry Lane||Foundation||01/03/2016||28/02/2024||None||4 out of 5|
|Harry MacInnes||Foundation||01/03/2015||28/02/2023||Governor at St Christopher's, Langford||2 out of 5|
|Sandie Morris||Foundation||01/03/2015||28/02/2023||Husband and son employed by WE Morris and Sons (Builders)||4 out of 5|
|Sue Read||Foundation||16/05/2018||14/05/2022||Chair||None||4 out of 5|
|Nikki Shaw||Foundation||01/09/2014||31/08/2022||Safeguarding governor||None||5 out of 5|
Governors who have stepped down in the past academic year - David Waters (Foundation), stepped down July 2020.
"The governors, headteacher, rector and staff are all united in a compelling vision of this church school supported by a parent body who actively share in this vision."