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St Paul's CofE Primary School

In your light shall we see light


The governing bodies of schools like St Paul’s are a combination of appointed and elected members. The foundation governors are appointed by the local church and the Board of Education to preserve and develop the religious character of the school and to secure compliance with the Trust Deed. They represent the interests of the church and include parents. The foundation governors hold a majority on the governing body at St Paul’s.


Our governing body comprises of four sub-committees: Resources; Curriculum & Achievement; Safeguarding and Church School. Each committee is chaired by a governor but also includes a committee secretary and relevant members of staff, including a designated staff lead.


Rev Nick Armstrong – Foundation Governor

Chair of Governing Body

Church School Committee Chair

Lead Governor for: Christian Distinctiveness, RE & Worship


Mr Colin Hughes – Foundation Governor

Vice Chair of Governing Body

Resources Committee Chair

Safeguarding Committee


Mrs Sophie Burrage – Foundation Governor

Safeguarding Committee

Lead Governor for: Special Educational Need & Disability


Mrs Rebecca Coultas – Parent Governor

Safeguarding Committee Chair

Lead Governor for: Early Years

Lead Governor for: Safeguarding, Behaviour & Attendance




Mrs Caroline Ling – Foundation Governor

Church School Ethos Committee

Resources Committee




Mr Dan Robertson – Foundation Governor

Resources Committee

Church School Ethos Committee



Ms Susie Hay

Parent Governor

Safeguarding Committee



Mrs Zoe Eggar – Support Staff Governor

Resources Committee


Mrs Sara Bagley – Teacher Governor

Safeguarding Committee

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Educational Visits Coordinator

Curriculum and Achievement Committee



Mrs Geraldine Lee-Jones - Clerk to Governing Body (non-voting)

Resources Committee – Committee Secretary

On the 1st April 2012, St Paul’s became fully self-governing under the Academies Act 2010.

While the Governing Body preferred St Paul’s to be called a Primary School rather than an academy, we warmly welcome the increased autonomy that Academies enjoy, both over curriculum and financial structures.

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