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Governing Body Attendance 


Information regarding attendance at governing body meetings can be found in the academy trust's annual report.

Welcome to our Governors’ Page bringing you information about how Larkrise Governors work in partnership with the School, to ensure the best education for your child.


What is the role of the Governing Body?


As a governing body our role is to set the vision, ethos and strategic direction for our school. This year, in conjunction with the school vision and development plan we will:


  • Support and challenge the school to ensure ongoing improvement and the highest possible progress and attainment of our pupils.


  • Work in partnership with pupils, staff and parents to create a safe nurturing learning environment.


  • Oversee and monitor the school financial performance to ensure money is well spent


  • Set high expectations of behaviour


  • Work with pupils, staff, parents and FOLS to ensure Larkrise remains at the heart of our community


When do Governors meet?


Local Governing Body meetings take place on a termly basis. 


Who sits on the Governing Body?


Our school Governors are volunteers who come from different areas of the community including representatives from the parents and staff.  Our current Governing Body includes: -                                 

Chair of Governors

Mrs Nicola Hills


Coopted Governors

Mrs Sarah Campion                       Mrs Chloe Reeve

Mr Steven Greenwood             Mr Piyush Somaiya              Ms Sarah Morton


Staff Governors                                                               Parent Governor

Ms Lisa Battersby (Headteacher)                                   Mr Michael Wood

Mrs Patricia Hazell (Class Teacher)     



Miss Jen Kendall (Deputy Headteacher)

Mrs Jayne Crozier (Bursar)                                          


Meetings are also attended by the Clerk to the Governors Tina Weavers, who minutes meetings and informs on legal requirements and current trends.