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Role of Governor

The most important functions of a Governing Body are set about below. Governors address each of these roles through a planned programme of meetings and quality assurance visits. They are to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction, including long-term planning.
  • Carry out their statutory duties, such as safeguarding.
  • Ensure that they and the school promote tolerance of and respect for people of all faiths (or those of no faith), races, genders, ages, disability and sexual orientations (and other groups with protected characteristics) and support and help, through their words, actions and influence within the school and more widely in the community, to prepare children and young people positively for life in modern Britain.
  • Contribute to the school’s self-evaluation and understand its strengths and weaknesses, including the quality of teaching, and reviewing the impact of their own work
  • Understand and take sufficient account of pupil data, particularly their understanding and use of the school data dashboard.
  • Assure themselves of the rigour of the assessment process.
  • Be aware of the impact of teaching on learning and progress in different subjects and year groups
  • Provide challenge and hold the Headteacher and other senior leaders to account for improving the quality of teaching, pupils’ achievement and pupils’ behaviour and safety.
  • Use the pupil premium and other resources to overcome barriers to learning, including reading, writing and mathematics.
  • Ensure solvency and probity and that the financial resources made available to the school are managed effectively
  • Provide support for an effective Headteacher.
  • Monitor performance management systems and understand how the school makes decisions about teachers’ salary progression, including the performance management of the Headteacher, to improve teaching, leadership and management.
  • Engage with key stakeholders and be transparent and accountable.

   Holy Trinity School’s Governors





Mr Jonathan Hills

Executive Headteacher




Reverend Fiona Simon

Rector of Bisley and West End Parish


4 Years

23 March 2021

Mr Martin Chedd

Chair of Governors (Parent Governor)


4 Years

11 September 2019

Mrs Catherine Williams

Vice Chair of Governors (Parent Governor)


4 Years

13 September 2020

Mrs Elizabeth Ambrose

Head of School (Staff Governor)


4 Years

1 September 2019

Mr Ben Gallagher

Parent Governor


4 Years

20 March 2019

Mrs Gemma Kemp

Parent Governor


4 Years

20 March 2019

Miss Rebecca Martin

Parent Governor (safeguarding)


4 Years

20 November 2020

Mr Richard Martin

Co-opted Governor (safeguarding)


4 Years

8 December 2020

Mrs Mary Ann Thomson

Co-opted Governor


4 Years

1 April 2019