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School Governors


Welcome to the section of the website where you can find out more about our school’s Governors and the work of the Governing Body.


Our school Governing Body is fully committed to supporting the school in our quest for continual improvement.  It endorses the school’s vision statement.


"Empowering young people to become responsible adults; respecting themselves, others and the wider community"

"Providing a safe, trusting and respectful learning environment where the "Southcote Community" promotes life long learning "


We believe that by working together and always expecting the best, we can attain the highest possible standards for our students, developing our aim of learning for life.




The Chair of the Governing Body is Mr Chris Howard, who can be contacted via email at:

For more information see below:



To view the Structure and Remit of the Governing Body Including:

Governor Attendance 16-17 and Register of Business Interests 2017-2018 -  click here.

To view the Register of Business Interests for Governors please or 2016-2017 click here.

To view the Governor attendance for 2015-16 please click here.

To view the Register of Business Interests for 2015-2016 please click here.


To view our Terms of Reference and Work Programmes please click on the links below.

Resources Committee TOR

Resources Committee  Work Programme

Standards and Achievement TOR

Standards and Achievement Work Programme

Open Meeting Protocol

School Governors

Mr Chris Howard

Local Authority Governor

Chair or Governors

 Chair of Standards and Achievement Committee


Shauna McVeigh

Co-Opted Governor

Vice Chair of Governors

Resources Committee

Pay Committee

Post 16 Governor

Head's Performance

Mary Rome






Tracey Townsend


Standards and Achievement Committee

Reading Progress

Pay Appeals


Laura Ridley


Standards and Achievement Committee



Libby Turner

Staff Governor

Standards and Achievement


Pupil Premium Governor



Joanne Twine


Resources Committee

Pay Committee

Health and Safety Governor



Victoria Fearnly

Parent Governor

Standards and Achievement


Safeguarding Governor



Ann Keane-Maher


Chair of Resources Committee

Pay Appeals

Head's performance








CONGRATULATIONS - To Belfast House for winning the Sports Day Cup and to London House for winning the House Cup for the Year!! Fantastic effort by all pupils to earn House Points during the Year and a great example of Teamwork by all Houses on Sports Day.